Poetry

Winter Ride

Posted on Dec 21, 2011 in Happy Holidays, Poetry, Rebecca Bauer | Comments Off

Winter Ride

“Winter Ride”   I know this time of year – the skies of November. Brisk air arrives quicker than my next breath.   The earth I feel begins to undress and open herself up to bare all and be naked.   I breath, I cleanse myself. Everything becomes clear. Gone is the suffocation of summer.    I steal time and tack up my tri-colored paint mare who’s strong and steadfast. I love that about her.   Her name is Mighty Star Poco. We rise and fall over knolls and valleys in great tempo.   I forget everything that saddles my own shoulders - that which rides me until I’m down. We...

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Whose woods these are…

Posted on Dec 20, 2011 in Happy Holidays, Poetry | 0 comments

Whose woods these are…

“Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening”   Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though; He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow.   My little horse must think it queer To stop without a farmhouse near Between the woods and frozen lake The darkest evening of the year.   He gives his harness bells a shake To ask if there is some mistake. The only other sound’s the sweep Of easy wind and downy flake.   The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I...

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At Christmas Time…

Posted on Dec 19, 2011 in Poetry | Comments Off

At Christmas Time…

At Christmas time, we deck the hall With holly branches brave and tall, With sturdy pine and hemlock bright And in the Yule log’s dancing light We tell old tales of field and fight At Christmas time. At Christmas time we pile the board With flesh and fruit and vintage stored, And mid the laughter and the glow We tread a measure soft and slow, And kiss beneath the mistletoe At Christmas time. English Traditional...

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