Robert Ronnow

Robert Ronnow Poems

201. Oh Pilot Me 1/1/2015
202. October Sky 12/31/2014
203. To Have Loved Mary 3/8/2015
204. The Canopy And Economy 2/28/2015
205. The Scientific Way To Do Mathematics 1/1/2015
206. Black-Capped Chickadees 12/31/2014
207. Stay Together. Learn The Flowers. Go Light. 12/31/2014
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Black-Capped Chickadees

Having not done the things I wanted to do
and the things I've done not being what I wanted to do
I sit here looking at lichen on the north side of trees.

Black-capped chickadees
cheerful and truthful expression
grouped in platoons, sharing the point.

The tribes travel together
first finches, then chickadees
following the squirrels every morning.

What luxury, abundance! Handful after handful
of grass seed thrown, into wind.
The corn ripe and the rye with it.

The other main families: pines, roses, peas,
lilies, daisies, heath, birch and ...

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i like to dress for an imaginary girl
(we will meet each other soon) by putting on
a silk tie with subtle Chinese birds
sewn in.
she may be picturing me in her mirror
as she applies exactly the necessary line
of mascara to lengthen her lashes and darken
her eyes.
whatever begins as a mystery ends as a

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