Monthly Archives: June 2013

Sunflower and Moonflower

Wide-eyed sunflowers Spill their seeds from velvet eye Scatter, spread new life   White moon flower folds Petals closed, secret fortunes Revealed in full moon.   Written for Carpe Diem #233/ Sunflower/MoonflowerSunflower

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Marion And Murphy Help A Friend

Two goldens lived next door. Each day at playtime, four dogs romped, and chased each other, wrestled, and tore stuffing out of toys, spitting blobs of white and green filler across the yard like colored piles of snow.  Sometimes it … Continue reading

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Fireflies

Fireflies of gold Swirling lights in summer sky Like flickering stars   Written for:  http://haiku-heights.blogspot.com/firefly

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Fireworks

Bjorn:  “After fireworks the silence is cleaner Darkness is deeper”  My addition: Colors depart, smoke dissolves Festivities fold their tents   Written for Carpe Diem/ Tan Renga #4

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Another Procession

So many festivals have passed through my life.  When I was a girl, I danced for joy.  When I was a young woman, I dressed in my finest clothes, and winked at handsome men in the procession.  Now I am … Continue reading

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The Dusk In The Rain

Rain at summer’s end Drops deepen like sky at dusk I feel sudden chill   Written for Carpe Diem #44

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Cicada

Red-eyed vampires clicking, chewing, vibrating Seventeen year wait   Written for Carpe Diem

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Crescendo

Climb to mountain crest Thinned, cold air exhilarates Vast vista, wee man   Written for http://haiku-heights.blogspot.com/crescendo

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Mangia! Mangia!

New York to Portland move Gave us a chance to improve our quality of life with no stress or strife But Italian food misses the groove. In our old neighborhood back east, Italian restaurants abounded, Each offering its own special … Continue reading

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Mendacity

A distortion of facts, that’s what it was. His duplicitous nature, naked for all to see, did not embarrass him. Why, the cunning fox printed a deliberate falsehood.  The entire article was pure fabrication, a testament to his deceitfulness.   … Continue reading

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