Category Archives: Animals

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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Celebration of Poetry- 4/1: DOGS

Welcome to Day 1 of my celebration of National Poetry Month. As I mentioned in my blog post detailing my celebration, today’s haiku will be about dogs. I miss my black labs, Jubie and Bear, who I left behind when … Continue reading

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Dragon

Today marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year — The Year of the Dragon. The dragon symbolizes power, strength and good luck. Sounds like a good year to me! Here is a link with more information as well as … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Last Christmas, my friend, Ruth, gave me a book called Animal Speaks, which describes the symbolism of animals. In it, the frog is described as “a totem of metamorphosis–a symbol of coming into one’s own creative power.” Also, a frog’s … Continue reading

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Beagle Mind

One aspect of a beagle’s unique personality is that once on the scent of something, the mind is emptied of everything else – even the way home. It is how I lost my beagle, Angel, and how I found my … Continue reading

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