Category Archives: Animals

National Poetry Month Contest: Day 26 – Free Day

Today’s theme is “FREE DAY!” Today is a FREE day, your day to write a haiku about anything you’d like! So this morning, I closed my eyes to think of what to write. The sounds outside my window inspired the … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Contest: Day 4 – Cats

Welcome to Day 4 of National Poetry Month! Today’s theme is “Cats.” How silly I’d look If, when you walk through the door, I wagged my tail. Humph. The theme for tomorrow is “life.” What will you write? To enter for … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Haiku Contest: Day 3 – Dogs

Welcome to Day 3 of National Poetry Month! Today’s theme is “Dogs.” Obi Kenobi a poke of his nose at dawn the best alarm clock The theme for tomorrow is “cats.” What will you write? To enter for a chance … Continue reading

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Man’s Best Friend

My brother lost his best friend a few days ago, a friend who was by his side every moment for fifteen years–when he walked to the mailbox, cooked dinner, tinkered with his car, swam in the pool, slept at night. … Continue reading

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Heron’s Delight

Every morning, I take Tommy for a walk around a neighborhood park. Its beauty–the pond filled with water fowl, sunlight filtering through the Live Oak trees–often inspires me to write haiku. Here’s one I wrote, with a photo taken yesterday. … Continue reading

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Waiting for Carrots

My writer friend, Jayme Feary is also a photographer, dog and horse behaviorist and all-around adventurer. Today, he posted this photograph on Facebook and asked his followers to “deduce what was going on” in the photo. I, of course, wrote … Continue reading

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Celebrate Poetry-4/22: BIRDS

The theme for Day 21′s celebrating National Poetry Month is “BIRDS.” Click HERE for details of this haiku celebration of throughout the month of April. I like this photograph not only for the attitude the birds show, but because of the one different bird … Continue reading

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Celebrate Poetry-4/14: OCEAN

The theme for Day 13′s celebrating National Poetry Month is “OCEAN.” Click HERE for details of this haiku celebration of throughout the month of April. I love just about everything about the ocean–the sound of the waves, the scent of salt, seaweed and fish … Continue reading

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Celebrate Poetry-4/12: WATER

The theme for Day 12′s celebrating National Poetry Month is “WATER.” Click HERE for details of this haiku celebration of throughout the month of April. It’s Saturday, and once again I’m a slowpoke. Or, as I referred to my friend, Janet Webb, as she … Continue reading

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Celebrate Poetry–4/2: CATS

Welcome to Day 2 of celebrating National Poetry Month. As mentioned in my blog post detailing the celebration, today’s haiku will be about cats. I’ll admit it–I’m more of a dog person than a cat person. But there are some cats that … Continue reading

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