October Walk

Romantic nature paves the path with gold – river adds sweet harmony. (For RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Challenge:  river/ path.  Image from personal collection.)

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Dance in Denial

Autumn dons a mask, regales the changing season, ignores Winter’s threat – and I too, dance, brightly clad, deny the nearness of death.  

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Autumnal Joy

Fields glisten – golden satisfaction – eagle soars above Sun on river gleams a glorious farewell my heart joins eagle. (Image from personal collection.)

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Autumn’s Rush

Autumn winds fevered – constraint not an option when fierce Winter follows. (For RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Challenge:  fever/ fierce)

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Grey Clouds Hover

Life! One day rushing to collect kids, stopping for the dry cleaning, and praying the slow cooker is indeed cooking; and the next strolling down uncluttered lanes, contemplating absence.  How did we get here?  How did we dream so big and land so humble?  Gone are big homes and hefty mortgages. Hell, we’re down to […]

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Eagle Encounters

Tales of bald eagles entice exploration, cameras ready – Great Blue heron, a woodpecker, nuthatches and chickadee – all grace our lenses.. .. no eagles. Then driving into town, business and errands distracting, a shape looms, rises up from the asphalt black tail feathers bordered by white to match its noble head. We search again, […]

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Heavenly Day

Sun slices through slumber – Day, wrapped in cerulean, beckons. Not an early riser, I balk, until sensibility intrudes, argues autumn’s passing – I concede, break out, push limitations – a sexagenarian rebel. Later, I crash, golden lustre enveloping me – halo-like. (Kim is hosting at dVerse pub tonight and challenging us to write a […]

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