Monthly Archives: October 2010

TAKING SHAPE

Japanese paper folds give flight to cranes. . . bare black branch of hibernating tree drinks in rains. . . plum blossoms pop pink petals five. . . the tree’s spring veil, which, as season’s warmth grows on, will soon … Continue reading

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SIZZLE, SETTLE, SELF

Solstice season heat +++++cools to gentle evening breeze. . . +++++the season briefly settles +++++into year’s brightest time, +++++and longest days. . . the singing birds have changed their tunes +++++or new birds have flown in +++++that sing differently. . … Continue reading

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CITY WANING LIGHT

Beginning at dusk bay city skyline bathes in shades of purple-gray and lipstick pink merging into one another, as the sun slinks its slow farewell to day, leaving western sky a watercolor wash from orange to pale to deep blue, … Continue reading

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IF YOU WANT TO SEE IT ALL

Driving along a heat-baked highway with miles ahead and hours beyond days. . . standing on a mountain top staring down broad vistas, tall trees, long blue lakes, snow-cloaked, dark gray rocky peaks. . . lying on your stomach in … Continue reading

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HORIZON

The sun dips down below it at twilight and bubbles up again on the other side at dawn. But we know that the sun is neither destroyed nor brought into creation by any of this magic motion.

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BALLOONS ALOFT

Round, rubber balloons plumped up with helium in umpteen colors let go tied on strings and see the bundle scatter wafting up skyward sailing festive spheres traveling on a summer breeze in a bright blue sky puffed up white clouds … Continue reading

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A LIFE IN LITTLE HAIKU BREATHS

Love poured gently in seems to crave more love aplenty to keep us all afloat chimney not yet burned hearth in kitchen warms us waiting for the change sun rises with changes and sets with yet more changes each and … Continue reading

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