Tag Archives: season

Spring is Sprung

Finally. Spring is here, a month late. I’m going to be in the garden as much as possible for the next week. Weeds are running rampant and I want to get the veggie garden in. So much to do, but … Continue reading

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3 Ice Haiku

We’ve been in a deep freeze for days. I’ve enjoyed huddling over the computer,  or a wood-stove, and considering the world from inside. We keep the birds fed and hope they are warm too …   a white chair                                  caught … Continue reading

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The Gentleman in Red

Both Santa Claus and Father Christmas derived in part from the Dutch Sinterklaas, or Saint Nicholas, whose day was celebrated yesterday in the Netherlands. Children there put out a clog filled with hay and a carrot for his horse the … Continue reading

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Spectral Cinders

Hallowe’en next week, when ghosts, goblins and other strange visions abound. Really weird encounters occur on the street, or at the door, at this time of year and leave one pondering … SPECTRAL CINDERS surprised by time                                             ghosts pick fairy-tale … Continue reading

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Shadows senryu

I’ve always been intrigued by shadows, how short or long they are, the way they reflect the object, make it different, create odd shapes, how different they appear from what they cling to …   geometry lesson –                           sunlit angles … Continue reading

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Faint on the Sky

Evenings at this time of year can be magic. We are framed in stillness,listening to sounds of birds settling, watching the swift change of light, aware of the quiet earth … FAINT ON THE SKY a whisper of sound passes … Continue reading

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From the Beach

We go for picnics on the beach quite regularly in the summer, love the slap of waves, the lift and dive of gulls, the distant quiet of boats sailing in the bay … FROM THE BEACH this is ocean, these … Continue reading

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