Category Archives: weather

Stormed

A storm blew through the other night, high winds, heavy rain. We’ve even had thunder which is unusual here. Scary stuff … STORMED metal boils the sky rolls over hills bursts and sheds                                  steel rods on roof-tops slams into trees … Continue reading

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Tanka on Sky

For the stargazers: the Lyrids meteor shower appears on April 16 – April 26 each year. And the sky has presented us with endless fascination since the beginning of time, through Pythagoras, Galileo, Tycho, Newton, down to today and the … Continue reading

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Weather or Not

No matter what the sky does, fog, rain, snow, or cloud, the earth turns and we have another day with its dark times and then its bursts of incredible joy … WEATHER OR NOT I take rain                                                 from cupped leaves … Continue reading

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The Annual

It’s the time of year when birds are migrating, trees change colour as they stop storing sugar to begin their resting time. It’s also the season of storms, power-cuts, and other seasonal joys … THE ANNUAL I bend and hear … Continue reading

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Typhoon

I’ve seen a funnel cloud on the prairies and, fortunately, we out-ran it. The devastation can be awful as we’ve all seen on the news … TYPHOON the wind razed all we had … doors broke down … hinges                           fell … Continue reading

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A Wet Day

Abecedarian poems are fun to write. In this one, the first line begins with ‘z’ and ends with ‘a’ and from there on it follows through the alphabet. I’m not entirely sure that it makes a great deal of sense, … Continue reading

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3 Wind Haiku

March winds blow strong and wild. It’s great fun to be down along the shoreline when a storm comes through, waves build and crash, foam and sail-boards fly. Then there’s kite-flying and other excitements … **** grandson learns to fly … Continue reading

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