The Maine
An artful dialogue about the wonders of the state.

Pretty Eggs

photograph, text and haiku by Kristen Lindquist I received a dozen fresh eggs this morning from my friend Janet’s laying hens. She’s got a mixed flock, so the eggs are all different colors and shades: warm brown, porcelain white, pale blues. (Araucanas account for the blue ones, I’m told.) In the basket, they truly shine […]

Whiff Of Skunk

text and haiku by Kristen Lindquist Green parsley still pokes up through the dried leaves in our garden. Friends report budding forsythia. There’s no snow to be seen on the ridgeline of Mount Megunticook as we roll into the two-week Christmas count-down. Our bottle of Grandpa Lundquist’s Holiday Glogg waits, unopened. Our Christmas decorations are […]

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