Tag Archives: A River of Stones

Mindful Writing Day

orange shreds and white shell shards drooping faceless Jack-o’-lantern fat squirrel looks for another victim My offering for  Mindful Writing Day, hosted by Fiona Robyn and Writing Our Way Home. There is still time to join in.  Post your stones on … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary, dVerse Poets!

. From my last week’s Twitter postings, a bevy of  haiku in celebration of dVerse Poets first year anniversary: rare beauty of summer / dawn’s light through open curtains / worth the lost hours of sleep // nature’s summer bounty / … Continue reading

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5 Very Short Twitter Poems

Micropoetry for dVerse Poets Open Link Night, Week 46 . Cirrus Clouds and Contrails cirrus clouds and contrails brilliant summer azure at 40,000 feet I know the sky is the same blue there— I drift in idle daydreams of the … Continue reading

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Hypnotized

hypnotized watching the coffee drip drip drip ivory-coloured sweet-milk and ice

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Leaving Home

step step PECK step step PECK spotted starlings obscure the lawn parents poised in maples monitor their offspring

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Haiku for the Fey One

her toes in the pond her mother waits with dinner the fey one watches clouds

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Wonder in the Silence

reaching the end of a poem or the grand finale of a fireworks show in the final lines the silence at the core the last firework blossoms the last sparks fall there is wonder in the silence. My thanks to … Continue reading

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Tiny Miracles

– Seed trays fill the window sills; from each cell bend two sprouts seeking the source of light. I double-seed lest some don’t take; this year they’ve all come up. Bristling in their cells. I sketch their futures on note … Continue reading

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The Most Beautiful Thing

Dandelion Dandelion yellow carpet on a hillside a cup of grassy wine bitter salad greens yellow dandelion Nodding in the wind parachuting seedlings maybe faeries maybe wishes dancing on the wind   In Ray Bradbury’s eponymous book of short stories, Dandelion … Continue reading

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Tao of Water

Lake in the morning wavelets coming in ripples going out moving like tai chi circular cloud hands no resistance no obstacle no struggle The water the waves the river gliding molecules a lesson on how to move through a current … Continue reading

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