Breath — An Image


“Great” — C.Birde, 7/17



Their exhale;

our inhale.




— C.Birde, 7/17



Interlude — A Truth


“Interlude” — C.Birde, 6/17

Hello! I will be taking a short break from my blog and will return in about two weeks.  I will continue matching words to images during my absence, and I invite you to look for me at Carrie Birde on Instagram if you should wish. Keep dreaming, and keep creating 🙂

— C.Birde


Green Tonic — A Poem

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“Fern Wood, Tourne” — C.Birde, 6/17


The crush and shout

of the larger world


beyond these fringed,

green borders

where, time and again,

I return

to drink

the Wood Thrush’s tonic

of sung sunlight,

to feel

the fern’s frill-lipped

cool breath against

my calves,

to absorb the drum and patter

of rain upon

the woods’ sheltering

green canopy.

I come to cleanse myself –

of grief and pain and worry;

to drench myself

in green.


— C. Birde, 6/28/17


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“Wooded Path, Tourne” — C.Birde, 6/17