Category Archives: animals

Three bird haiku

Birds, summer or winter, a joy wherever they are, whether in flight or singing their hearts out from a branch. And then there’s their imitators, animal and human … red-winged blackbird sings from the reeds maples in bud                                ***** high … Continue reading

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Spring Comes

Easter has come: we’ve eaten chocolate rabbits and eggs (possibly too many), and the real things are there, complete with flowers and, hopefully, blue skies … THE SEASON CHANGES in clouds of blossom through green spears                         that pierce dark soil … Continue reading

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Firstlings

I’m experimenting with a new form these days, an Adnomination: in which you take a morpheme (a root meaning that is shared by many words) and use it in multiple ways. For instance the word ‘time’ which exists as its … Continue reading

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This Morning

Today is Inventors’ Day in Hungary, and I like the sound of that, a special day for those who try to improve our world. A day when I’m taking just an ordinary morning walk, nothing special to see, but one … Continue reading

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Morning

Deer come through our garden fairly regularly. Our vegetables are well-protected under chicken-wire cages, but I let roses grow extra high so that they can’t be reached and eaten … A MORNING sunlight scatters                               over daffodil spears dapples creeping thyme … Continue reading

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The Unicorn

Hallowe’en coming up, when ghosts, goblins and other strange visions abound. Weird encounters occur at this time of year and leave one pondering … A THE UNICORN driving down the highway last night headlights blared towards me their sudden shut-out                        … Continue reading

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The Things I Leave my Grandchild

Grandchildren are so very special. We all want the absolute best for them, now, and in the future. I was considering what I would like to give any one of my grandchildren and came up with this list, you might … Continue reading

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