Category Archives: Nature

National Poetry Month Day 27: Peek-A-Boo

One of the best things about working from home during this Time of Coronavirus is the walks I’ve taken to the pond. I’ve found myself searching for turtles, whispering “awww” at the baby ducks and geese, watching a Mother Goose … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Day 24: Bird

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National Poetry Month Day 20: Normalcy

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National Poetry Month Day 19: Mountain

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National Poetry Month Day 18: Incognito Crab

When we arrived at the beach I wrote about in Florid Nights, I happened to catch a kind of shimmer in the sand, just to the left of my feet. I must have been a beach bum in a former … Continue reading

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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 12: Heron Haiku

Sometimes I struggle with the last line of my haiku, the line, which according to the definition of haiku should leave the reader with a “sense of sudden enlightenment.” I hope this haiku has left you enlightened to the “behind … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Day 8: Fantasy

I like to daydream when I go on walks, which I’m doing a lot more of these days, which, I suppose is one of the positives of shelter-in-place. Today, I found this sweet gum ball. Don’t you think it looks … Continue reading

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