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Bee Speed

James F. Ross 2014

Bee Speed

James F. Ross 2014

Mending My Heart

James F. Ross Photograph & Poem

Mending My Heart

James F. Ross Photograph & Poem

Young At Heart

Peter Pandora, streaming music for the young at heart.”

James F. Ross

2014

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I Said, She Said … A Providential Opportunity

After a very comprehensive exhaustive national search, Barbara Nay emerged as the leading candidate.

“Barb from accounting? I would have never guessed.”

One and the same.

“She’s the new Head Coach of varsity volleyball?”

President Pane made the announcement at the faculty luncheon.

“Etched in stone, it is.”

It is now. Yes. But I’m guessing the hammer and chisel were in play long before the…

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The Far Wood
The Far Wood

My Way
Well established and embraced,
An attentive examination of the village cobble
Would reveal a worn uneventful path, characterized as
Predictability, seasoned with an occasional diversion

The Orchard Café
Midday breakfast tea with shortbread delights
On the long-wall, wildflower and wooded landscapes
Frame the portrait of a well-tended and thriving orchard
That gently persuades my daily…

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The Orchard

The Orchard … Sometimes it’s good to revisit.

Black as night …
Coals from the slow-burning hackberry remain intact
Wistful this morning, I’ve chosen the worn mackinaw
In an age of silent gratitude and preference,
Old habits wane, but almost never pass

First Light …
The slight rap of my walking stick against the sidewall
Brings the younger collie, greeting me with lively spirit
Our singular path, passably sufficient,
Leads into the wood and…

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Night Heat Too

Night Heat One

Night Heat Two

James F. Ross

2014

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Night Heat

James F. Ross 2014

Night Heat

James F. Ross 2014

Darkness Doom

James F. Ross 2014

Darkness Doom

James F. Ross 2014

Yesterday’s Yellow

James F. Ross 2014

Yesterday’s Yellow

James F. Ross 2014