Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Monday, August 30, 2021
fruit and flower
contours touch as they coalesce -
bees dip their tongues
This is a bit cheerier than the poem I was writing earlier about the external noise the road work crew were making this morning.
So happy I went outside to the back garden with my coffee and stood in awe at how the morning glories are co-mingling with the apples, and how the bees are breakfasting.
ahh! The final days of August.
Sunday, August 29, 2021
walk a mile without a picture -
butterflies ... flowers
On a beautiful afternoon walk. My goal was to save my battery and walk for the first 1 1/2 Miles without taking any pictures.
I made it two blocks away from home and found these gardens.
all of nature drinks
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now, luscious wet greens
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sisters walk in puddles
never grow old
under cherry tree
a rainy night's reservoir
Saturday, August 28, 2021
According to poet Chris R. that Chinese character in Japanese says "shizuka" which means "silence."
Google adds "quiet, peaceful, silent."
It really hit me today because the gift giver passed away approx. 5 years ago. While she is silent all her rich advice stays with me even today.
And finally, I think I'm starting to learn the value of silence.
Friday, August 27, 2021
Today's final National Poetry Writing Month #NaPoWriMo challenge #30 is to write a cento. This is a poem that is made up of lines taken ...