Category Archives: haiku

~ Report from the Edge of a Continent ~ Blue Moon at Sunrise ~

blue-moon sets at sunrise all saints lower to skyline dip under ocean all souls rise once more into a brilliant new day Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters.🐾

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~ Report From the Edge of a Continent ~Bellyache ~  

     From fathomless depths,               after months in her belly,          heaps of human generated trash                             … Continue reading

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~ Not Quite Wordless Wednesday + Vernal Equinox Haiku + Cee’s FOTD ~

earth suspends mid-spin daylight and darkness shake hands equal on this day dry leaves and seeds fly green shoots push past winter’s grip amber blossoms lift Cheers!

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~ Winter Solstice Haiku ~

sun slides low in sky stands still – winks – turns about-face as earth and moon whirl

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~ Winter Solstice Haiku ~

  sun slides low in sky stands still – winks – turns about-face as earth and moon whirl In response to Frank J Tassone Haikai challenge #12 — winter solstice. 

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~ Bird Tracks ~ Short-billed Dowitcher ~

For over two weeks I’ve studied the photos I took at Long Beach on August 30, 2017 and consulted my trusty bird-books to determine whether these are Short-billed or Long-billed Dowitchers. “A medium to large shorebird with a long bill, … Continue reading

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~ Sweet Life In Motion ~ Cee’s B&W Photo Challenge: Candid Shots ~ Unposed People + Animals In The Wild ~

Sweet life in motion wind – wave – sand – energy flows earth finds her balance   Thanks to Cee for another stimulating challenge!  

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~ Natures Design ~ WPC: Structure ~

Why is this adult Canada Goose lingering at the edge of the reeds, and wherefore such a malignant eye on me?  Could there be a nest nearby?   This week we are challenged to “notice the structure of everyday things … Continue reading

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~ In Loving Memory ~ Pantoum ~

~ on the first anniversary of my father’s passing ~ June 3, 2017 ~ at the edge of a continent sun kisses ocean and sky mist rises clouds tumble fine as the sands of time sun kisses ocean and sky … Continue reading

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~ Fleeting Moments ~ WPC: Evanescence + Bird Haiku ~

Yesterday, as I walked the trail through the marshy dunes from the beach to our condominium (Long Beach, WA), I spotted birds I’d never seen before. Fortunately, I had my Panasonic with telephoto so I was able to get good enough … Continue reading

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