Dormouse on the Birdfeeder


Small enough to slip like a shadowthrough the dense fence, cradling ink-filled eyes in the tiniest of skulls, she was a moment of wonder held firm in air's invisible hands and kind light of sun, wind furrowing her tawny fur and then was gone, borne away on the exhalation of my brief breath. (C) Victoria Field From "The Lost Boys" To visit Victoria's website and find more about her work, please click here.

* What wild creature fills you with wonder? Write a poem or prose piece describing the animal and your feelings in their presence. * Begin a poem with the words, "She was a moment of wonder..." * Make a practice of attending to the small wonders in your neighborhood. What do you notice? Who do you notice?