Category Archives: Haiku

Fleeting Flowers

They are blooming now, the cherry blossoms. I see them on FaceBook and Istagram. I know they are across the river in city parks, and up the road six or seven miles in the neighborhood where I used to live. … Continue reading

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rainflops

gurgling downspout serenades my sleepless night I long for crickets

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inaugural

First fire, then calm hues. Look to the sunrise this day. Hope dawns for us all.

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restoration

The idea of the new landscape undertaking was to plant only native species and ultimately do away with all conventional lawn surrounding my house. I began with my side yard, covering the grass and weeds with cardboard and spreading layers … Continue reading

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Nightfall

autumn dusk falls fast last the viewer now the viewed time to draw the shades

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foul weather

smoke-laced crisp fall fog like aftertastes of apple when the half-worm shows

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Found!

The poetry challenge today on the dVerse site is to write a “found” poem using the words on book spines. Bjorn asks us to: Go through your collection on books, and note the titles. Sort them so the titles form … Continue reading

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Burnt Sky

dragon’s breath sunset bare tree limbs in silhouette ashes drift like snow NaPoWriMo Day Four. Prompt: “write a poem based on an image from a dream.”

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Early Spring

longer days still dark I shiver with the tulips winter’s chill in spring

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Please Fasten Your Seat Belts

Today it is cold, wet and windy outside. From my living room, I watch jets coming in low as they approach PDX three miles to the south of my home. Usually they are high up and flying due south when … Continue reading

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