dVerse — Prosery — The magic of rain

I wandered lonely as a cloud. –by William Wordsworth, from his eponymous poem Seeing a cumulus puff amongst cirrocumulus sheets made the mountain dragon laugh. “You’re an anachronism!” Try as I might to slough off the words, his throaty grumbles clung like heavy ice crystals. They turned my cushiony cotton into spiked crackles which shredded…

Doodads — walk out back 030522

Yesterday older son visited for some hours.  He’s been on vaca all week and so it was good he chose to spend some of it with his old hen mum.  We took a drive to the Amish Bulk Food store so I could show him the place I’m always talking about.  Then we had lunch…

dVerse — Haibun Monday — Cold Mountain

This weekend I met up with my family at Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids to walk the indoor gardens. After my younger son, his wife, and their baby daughter left, older son and I took a stroll through the Japanese Gardens outside. As we walked through and around the pond we were…

dVerse — Poetics — To Everything…

‘Twas born a wiggling speck upon a weed, a green, propelling squirm with hungry need. Her yellow sun stripes black yet guileless greed, compelled, refreshed along her mystery. A burgeoned girth, her tummy gives a burp and out her ass a silver-threaded mirth. She spins with glee; soon glows a carapace — she sleeps with…

whitney form — winter garden

Last week I went to the Monet Garden in town.  I had heard that they put bubblers in the pond to keep the fish alive and I wanted to see it for myself.  Not true.  No evidence of life in the pond.  I did, however use the opportunity to snap a few pictures.  I saw…

article du 13.02.2022 paysages — Pascal Jeanrenaud Photographies

I WANT TO BE THERE. Stunning photos! Découvrez la belle nature Prêt pour une aventure ? Plongez dans mon monde de la photographie à partir d’endroits en Suisse – des lieux comme la le lac Taney, le Mirage à Gstaad et plus encore à découvrir!Toutes les photos sont prises avec un Canon EOS 5D ou…