Rain

Rain has returnedWinter’s fickle natureoverturning hope I cower beneath bedsheets, bodyon fire – await an impulse greaterthan this pain –creativity the antidote. (Tuesdays I borrow from Twitter @Vjknutson. Image my own.

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Winter Interlude

Winter donnedher finest lacetoday, shimmered beneathpeacock blues Despite a sullenarousal, the dullthud of worryhovering appreciationlightened the mood (For Eugi’s Weekly Challenge: Winter. Photo my own.)

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Delay

Robin’s melody bait for this weary soul – I hear promise but nature is fickle Winter renews onslaught mocks any hope – Solution to melancholy once again delayed. (Image from personal collection)

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Rapture

Odd, this gift of solitude.  Perched canal side, I affirm my connection to the earth, and offer thanks. Late afternoon sun casts a glow on the foliage across the way, lighting up the mirror-still water.  Vibrant reflections. Two winters ago, I fought to breathe as temperatures fell below zero.  Impassible walkways trapped me indoors.  Depression […]

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Midnight Encounter

Midnight and moon casts an eerie light shimmers of white-kissed fields Headlights off, I pause to contemplate the glow endless skies here beyond city limits. A herd of deer graze ignore the hum of idling motor celebrate the lunar flood. What drove me here, I cannot say; perhaps clouds relentless in February skies. Or maybe […]

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Glimmer

Midwinter light breaks monotony of grey – tree dances in glimmer. (For Eugi’s Causerie weekly prompt:  glimmer.  Image from personal collection.)

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Desert

Take me to the desert with mountains at our side; walk with me in shadows let nature be our guide. We’ll stroll amongst the cacti pay homage to the quails; take me to the desert, help me gather tales. The seasons are passing, we’re running out of time; take me to the desert; heal this […]

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Punishing Winter

Ruthless Winter blows unceremoniously intense – leaves a mess. (For RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Challenge: mess/intense; and for BrewNSpew’s weekly prompt: ceremony.  Image from personal collection.)

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Wonderland

Winter winds howl, icy vapours penetrate, enchanting season. (For RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Challenge: vapour / howl; and BrewNSpew’s Cafe prompt.)

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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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