Sunday, April 23, 2023

Saturday, April 22, 2023

Cotton Candy Clouds


gulf pond
wafts with the sunset -
cotton candy clouds

* * * * *

Today's word prompt is "pond" but it didn't stop me from
creatively referring to the
Gulf of Mexico (up in the Panhandle)
as a pond.


Monday, April 17, 2023

International Haiku Day



from where we stand  

tell our story  



Saturday, April 15, 2023

Magnolia Talk


magnolia petals
hold tight to a branch
wind blows

* * * *

soft wind blows
on morning talk and touch
magnolia blossoms

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

Dressed for the Fete'


dressed for the fete
luncheon with Hamnet
fiction fantasy

* * * * *

All dressed up for hosting the book club friends who will
be discussing "Hamnet."

Monday, April 10, 2023

Picture Pressure


photos forgotten  

event undocumented  

picture pressure  


* * * * *

first spring picnic  

above the lock and dam  

picture pressure 

Saturday, April 8, 2023

On The Threshold

on the threshold
of a new season
azaleas astound

* * * * *

window view
harkens signs of spring
adrenaline spike


As I said to my brother this morning, the snow is melting.
I'm starting to get the shakes thinking about our upcoming gardening season.

Friday, April 7, 2023


two rabbits converse  

near the bird feeder  

wonder if she’s filling  

the birdseed feeder  



did you see her walk by  

* * * * *

#Cherita; a six line verse.

Thursday, April 6, 2023

Full Moon in April


leafish light
cracks through the dense forest
under the egg moon

* * * * *

in her hand
a sweet ripe grapefruit
the pink moon


Full Moon is the Pink, Sprouting Grass, Egg, or Fish Moon

Blooms Near and Far


miles south
spring blooms share
nature’s sweet scents

* * * * *

artificial flowers
bloom year round -
floral air spray
* * * * *
I’m sure it is easy to guess which flowers are from the south where spring comes early, and which flowers are artificial where spring comes at its own leisurely pace .

Saturday, April 1, 2023

The Reader



serenades the reader  

an open window  

* * * * *

adventure novel  

takes one far away  

armchair travel  

* * * * *

from the arctic  

to tales of Hollywood  


Hands Are Full

  petrichor   heavy in the air   fills our hands