My sister takes amazing nature photographs. When I saw these on her Facebook profile yesterday, complete with haiku she’d written (her first she says), I told her she should write more and my thought was, I’ve got to share these with other lovers of nature and poetry. Poetry Friday is the perfect place. So here… Continue reading Shannon Falls Haiga
Though right now I’m giving my main attention to another writing project, daily walks still inspire haiku-length ditties. Experience the season with me… Back gangrenous snow approves bitter new day clenched in freezing’s headlock. Frigid morning—still Winter’s hit the snooze button while we watch for Spring. White quilt melted. Cover’s off for all to see… Continue reading Seasonal haiku
I just love the post-blossom stage of clematis flowers. To me they look a lot like tousle-headed children. *********** This post is linked to Poetry Friday, hosted today by Catherine at Reading to the Core.
Crows always seem like such wise old watchers to me. If they could talk, I wonder what stories they would tell I took the photo of this old sage in Loeppky Park, Dawson Creek this summer. ********** This post is linked to Poetry Friday, hosted today by Michelle at her blog Today’s Little Ditty
As we made plans for the summer, I knew our back-and-forths would make it hard for me to do much writing. So I decided to keep it simple and combine poetry-writing with my love of photography... a sort of haiga. Here are three gardens I snapped in last little while (sadly none of them are… Continue reading Summer pickings
************** We returned home on Tuesday from a wonderful two-week holiday that we spent exploring Salt Spring and Vancouver Islands. What fun it was to hike beach trails, find our way to an artisan bakery and a goat cheese factory, attend the Saturday market, and generally make friends with some beautiful spots on our B.C.… Continue reading beach poems
Summer’s memoirs written on fallen leaves colourful stories Scarecrows riding high another season’s work done pose and party time! Currant prunings last garden harvest preserves for the eyes. Plain green juniper primping for autumn with red berry baubles ************* These are Saturday's poems for my poem-a-day November. The prompts for them were a few photos… Continue reading Autumn Haiga