Tag Archives: Ruffed Grouse

The Morning Dog Walk- August 23, 2012. Always the Same, Never the Same

Overcast or clear Blowing snow, rain or fog Field, hedgerow, forest or creek Barefoot, in gumboots or on snowshoes Canada Geese, Woodcock, or Ruffed Grouse Spring flowers or fall colours In blossom or in fruit The Morning Dog Walk – … Continue reading

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We Pause…………

Red Trilliums and Wild Plums are blooming We pause as a Ruffed Grouse descends his drumming log We wait as he moves off by RSR

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Morning Dog Walk: March 28, 2012……..In Two Parts

Yesterday After sun, warmth and blue open skies Cold, wet, wind and rain Grey, closed skies Today Frozen rain, sleet and snow I walk hunched down against the wind Overhead, Crows, Geese and Mallards In the bush the Ruffed Grouse … Continue reading

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Wings Left in White

In fresh blown snow I record my passage Jarring, awkward, ungainly, broken A Ruffed Grouse has also passed Appropriate, graceful, complete Two perfect wings left in white by RSR

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Morning Dog Walk: Sunday February 26, 2012

In the open The beauty of wind sculpted snow and bright sun The cold bites my face In the bush We flush Ruffed Grouse and Snowshoe Hare The wind is overhead out-of-reach The exertion warms me by RSR

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