Category Archives: Nature

Bonfire

Flames subsiding I wade through the ashes Taking care to step over the embers Searching for new fuel for the fire Sticks and logs outside the central burn I rake in bits of maple Locate a hunk of walnut Find … Continue reading

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Blizzard Haiku

    Snowstorm blew all day Morning after fed the birds Flocks are feasting now.

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Abandoned Bird Nest

Predators often silence their victims who then hold on to shame for decades; at times unaware of the negative impact as they consistently try to hide the memory and consistently make bad choices because they feel so unworthy. He staggers … Continue reading

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Mr. Cat

Guardian of hanging bird feeders Posted at each front corner Full of corn kernels and sunflower seed Mr. Cat paces the pocked cement porch. The gray is his territory, his safe haven. He spies the daily interloper returning But waits steady, … Continue reading

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Draw the curtain

    As I draw back the fabric To open the curtain to the day, A blue jay lands on the feeder I stand at the window Cat at my hip. We stare awhile–those inside at out The jay feeds … Continue reading

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Morning Haiku ~ Collection of 6

She laundered her words… Continue reading

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SPRING SUNDOWN

Spring Sundown Whisper to me please Light breeze tell me secrets Reflections on waning solar rays Chickadee sing a lullaby Whistle through the trees Creek toads hum Through the cattail reeds Daffodils and Hyacinths  Bright with their early display Encourage … Continue reading

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HAWKS

Hawks circle overhead in the eastern sky Five are in expedition flight over the old farm land As the May sun casts the day’s final golden glory Hoping their prey are blinded in the yellow rays Two foot wing spans … Continue reading

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GRANDMOTHER LULLABYE

I share an evening lullabye With the robin on the budding maple branch With the jay settling nestlings in the walnut nest With violets and dandelions scattered over the lawn While pine boughs gently bounce in the breeze Peaceful humming … Continue reading

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willows on the wane

Towering twin willows lush golden crowns Glowed against the backdrop of the fall sky Cascades of branches flowed to the lawn Testimony of  longevity Circumference, 100 inches An inch for each year of life Lumbering 40 feet above the creek Treasures … Continue reading

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