a short summer 2019 poetry piece

Mike Koontz
Jun 18 · 1 min read

“Graybacks play
with warmth
and sunrise dew
claw
and climb
up
and down
the leaf and birch tree bark

of fur and roars
swirling
together with
a flock of birds
corvidae


two twixt five

Through the crowns
the sun
at last
caress

kiss
my skin

Ruffled hair
by the wind

sea breeze
salt

Splashes loud
now a deer
slow
appears

proud it gaze
straight at me

And forthwith soon
it decides to eat
our gardens apple


Juicy tasty
it is laying
still

Inside the palm
of
my open hand

until this moment
changing currents
when the deer
tilt
and raise
its hallowed head

Sense
and smell

the wolven air
of
graybacks play

we turn our heads
and hears the song
of white-tailed eagles
growling bears
and
barking foxes


Inside this day
I
watch and play
as
one with you

Drink my coffee

Breathe out calm

Grinded sweet
the scent
soon
soar

Wild and vivid
reverberates
across the plains


The deer now runs
towards our squirrels

Across the branches
of leafy crowns
and scorching sol

The moon and sun
and wolves that follow

I love this day
when graybacks play
within our garden

Scandinavian photography by Mike Koontz

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Mike Koontz

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Author & Photography. PT, health & fitness. Science and sustainability advocate | aNorseView.com , Scandinavian.fitness.

beyond2c

beyond2c

From the northern halls of the Vikings home comes this tribe of creative heralds. Writers, poets, photographers, creatives, great thinkers, fitness geeks, and experts. There are no stones and thoughts, and creative adventures left unturned in the pages of Beyond2c.

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