Category Archives: Life

National Poetry Month Day 30: Hugs

Is it possible, before this pandemic, I took hugs for granted? I don’t like to think I did, but I certainly never considered there would come I time I couldn’t freely give someone I love a hug. So,  as we … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Day 28: Besame Mucho

A couple of days ago, while at the pond, I sat on a rock to watch this Mama duck and her chicks. I’d been listening to music while I walked, and Besame Mucho by Andrea Bocelli began to play. My … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Day 22: Bedtime

My brain is tired tonight, so perhaps you can help me with a last line? 🙂 ______________________________________________________________ Click HERE to read the post that kicked off a month of writing haiku, in celebration of National Poetry Month.

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National Poetry Month Day 21: Planted

On my walk this morning, I came across a stone wall from which these plants grew. I thought about the struggle of the roots to break through the tiniest crack, to find the sun and grow. It reminded me of … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Day 20: Normalcy

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National Poetry Month Day 17: Florid Nights

This picture was taken after a long day’s drive to Florida last year. We arrived just in time to watch the sunset from the beach. My mind often wanders to that night, when I watched two of our grandkids run … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Day 16: Shadow Dance

I love my morning walks. The light. The birds singing. The crisp, cool air. Even the solitude in this time of social distancing. _______________________________________________________ Click HERE to read the post that kicked off a month of writing haiku, in celebration … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Day 15: Shoes

This photo was taken in Alaska. From the shoreline, I watched the water, waiting to see a whale spout. And, I wrote a few haiku. But not this one. It’s new, and inspired by my desire to get out there … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Day 14 – Empty Mind

I seem to be . . . shall we say . . . more challenged this year than in previous National Poetry Months. Perhaps it’s because I’m isolated, unable to go to places that inspire me. After all, it’s hard … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Day 13: Jack Turns Two

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