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4 Artefacts senryu

When we travel we seem to see so many old buildings, castles, churches, houses, or artefacts out in the open. It’s fascinating to see how they are placed, what happens around or in them, whether flocks of birds, or waving … Continue reading

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On Borrowing Shoes

Nobody loves caterpillars, except children and teachers of young children. Caterpillars, to a gardener, are creepy crawly and they demolish leaves at ninety miles an hour. But – do they wear shoes? ON BORROWING SHOES my caterpillar friends keep their … Continue reading

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Tree Haiku

Trees. Give shade, nesting space, perching space … They are grand as firs, beautiful as willows, elegant as birches … Trees are as various as the weather, inspiring, changing, always new and different … A squirrel                                    in the fir tree … Continue reading

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Tree Haiku

Trees bare and stark against the horizon; rain streaks the windows; fog blurs the view, or snow creates a fairyland. Whatever the weather, the view changes everyday and the world is always new and different … A old photograph black … Continue reading

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Advent Haiku

Now’s the time for last-minute-people to think about Christmas gifts, the time to notice a line from a Christmas carol (Let it snow, let it snow … please not!), time to notice the details around us, take stock of small … Continue reading

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Incomplete

We’re in the throes of writing cards and letters to loved ones far and near, connecting in thought and hope for them all. And then, I watch the news, read the paper, and am distressed by the contrast with the … Continue reading

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The Reason He Flew

I was at a surprise seventieth party a few weeks ago, great fun, and some priceless songs! One character there was a weird and wild green balloon man … A A THE REASON HE FLEW A green man flying   … Continue reading

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