Seasonal Passages

Summer yearnssun burningwater coolinglife affirminglonging for love I would hold you therein those days of youthwhen relationshipdonned mysteryand fear shroudedthe path But Autumn reigns nowa time for letting goa time for turning back clocks – timelost in a mere blinkon the shores of our story And soon Winterwhen I will knitour memoriesinto cozy dreamsand while […]

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Welcoming Party

Potted pleasures hailAutumn’s arrival – graciouswelcoming party. (Image my own. Haiku borrowed from One Woman’s Quest II)

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Heron Reflection

Silent as the Great BlueAutumn hues creepshifting the landscapealtering my mood. Do feathers quiverat the ensuing chillor is it merely humanthis seasonal affect? (Heron Reflection first appeared here August, 2019.Image my own.)

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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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