September photos and haiku series, dVerse — OLN

chamomile drowsessleepy in September’s sunwinter’s bedtime tea paper monumentto wasp ingenuitysoon vacant castle purple crepe awaitsseeking guidance from heavenSol’s opening nod us pine trees critterswith fuzzy green needled furwe wiggle in wind September late sproutsmake haste to shine like their kinbright tiny starlets bowed like old womenfading congregation prayswarm afternoon sun strawberry plants bloomheedless of…

#FF — Wolf God

PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson Stardate: September 29, 2049Galaxy: Red Dwarf, Wolf A sanitation truck is crawling along Mills Street. Its beep…beep…beep is irritating yet strangely soothing. The sound crawls into my subconscious and wakes me from cyber-sleep. I hold still while tubes recede from my ports; the pod door whooshes open. I find Daisy,…

dVerse — Poetics — “I Had the Craziest Dream”

Shoulda never atechocolate-dipped ghost peppersbefore bed last night. Snuggled, curled, drifting…I had the craziest dream!Me, a mop-topped bug. My mates and I, dressedin slick black suits, up on stagesinging our hearts out. Birds flocked, flapped, screamed.Unreal, we finished and bowedat the waist, smiling. Morning now, awakeI can’t wait to tell my matesNew way to get…

Movies, Movies, Movies! #103 – September 28, 2021

Welcome to another installment of Movies, Movies, Movies! Hoping you’ve seen some of these or are enticed to see one. Fantastic Fungi (2019) netflix Starring: Brie Larson, Andrew Weil, Giuliana Furci, Paul Stamets, Art Goodtimes, Jay Harman, Peter McCoy, Bill Richards, John Stamets, Roland Griffiths, and several more. Director: Louie Schwartzberg Genres: documentary Synopsis: blurb…

dVerse — Haibun Monday — Ten Thousand Blind Mice

Here we are at our second September existing in the time of Covid. The frenzy of the summer months’ – even as they were isolated and restricted — activities are slowing down, and the thoughts and feelings that have been pushed away start crawling back like contrite destroyers. Doubts, fears, anxieties niggle as they worm…

TSM 179 — A House is a Person

abandoned fading lifestyle, expectations, social connections cold, smokeless chimneys smiles depleted, hearts stalled sagging porch gravity’s relentless vanquish boarded windows shaded, sightless perception sinking foundation dreams wheezing discolored clapboard wrinkly, splotched deteriorated add-on hobbies receding curtainless vulnerable peeling columns shedding facades doghouse twin feeble, needy pet new front door keeping hope alive I tried to…