Tag Archives: birds

Spring’s Alchemy

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl,  Wordle #396 Words:  spirit, pepper, cloudy, mix, sing, alchemy, sting, life, moon, pull, chill, swell Peppered with moon flowers, the meadow swells with pride. Where cloudy chill resided, spirit of life presides. Pull of Spring … Continue reading

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The Finest Neighbors

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Neighbors  (posted by Sumana) Everyone on this planet desperately needs a peaceful living. A good neighbor assures that. How well connected people are with those close by? I wonder if humans make good neighbors to … Continue reading

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Paper Cranes

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #40 She, a girl sensitive to all creatures fills cage with paper cranes. In the forest, she releases them; they fly free. Although but a gesture, she hears bluebirds, finches, and red robins sing.  

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For Jane’s Spirit

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #68 – Tan renga with Jane – “her gentle spirit”  Today I have chosen another nice modern kigo extracted from Jane Reichhold’s “A Dictionary of Haiku”, a complete saijiki in which Jane gathered modern … Continue reading

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How Are You Awakened?

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Morning Poem  (posted by Sumana) “Capture the time in your lines when the day is new and you are out of your slumber. Isn’t it always a good morning whether it’s bright, gray, cloudy or … Continue reading

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renga with six

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #57 Renga With … six haiku poets “For this weekend meditation I have chosen to challenge you to create a Renga With … not with one other haiku poet, but with six different haiku … Continue reading

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Building My Tree

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Autumn PAD – Day 10 – HARVEST “And so all that we have nurtured has ripened and come to fruit. All is ready to be harvested. Your poems today are of harvest and all that … Continue reading

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Last Night of Autumn

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #24 Moonlight backgrounds last night of Autumn, in which bare, purple trees, and climbing leaves appear. Spacey- lacy flowers bend to wind’s whim. Some birds have begun migration. The crow remains at his station, watching … Continue reading

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creek soaking

Written for:  The Twiglets #89 – “soaking in a creek” dirty socks soaking in a creek take a peek Using the creek as their own private tub, sparrows soak. A young man who was well spoken was appalled to hear … Continue reading

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Gazing Girl

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Wordy Thursday with Wild Woman “Piggyback Poems” The Horses, the Sorrow, the Umbilicus Horses were turned loose in the child’s sorrow. They galloped bare-boned, tore up her imagination’s pasture. Simple things became … Continue reading

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