Sandhill Cranes

daylight shortens north winds sigh these continental birds follow their landmarks in search of the suitable  the precious wetlands for wintering grounds wings and legs outstretched the flock passes overhead this grand species joins the flyways rest  eat  survive  in grasslands and farm fields then journey onward envoy of the skies — Deb Johnston

In the words of Walt Whitman- “This is what you shall do;”

Love the earth and sun and the animals, despise riches, give alms to everyone that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy, devote your income and labor to others, hate tyrants, argue not concerning God . . . dismiss whatever insults your own soul; and your very flesh shall be a great poem. .Continue reading “In the words of Walt Whitman- “This is what you shall do;””