Mind Loves Misery Menagerie has asked that we write haiku on the first day of spring. Hopefully more than one is ok. Calendar: says Spring Ground: still frozen with heaped snow Winter: your time's done. * March's beginning, daffodils are still sleeping under white blankets. * March's twenty first, daffodils and crocus push… Continue reading #MLMM Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, January 16th 2019, First Day of Spring
http://gph.is/1hk0w3e Chevrefeuille's prompt at Mindlovemisery's Menagerie is first snow, where it may be a haiku or haibun. I chose haiku. Pinpricking iced flakes tap skin – and everything else; some melts, some doesn't.
image link Getting ready to build the morning fire, I stood up from the wood burner and looked outside. I saw a brown lump out by one of the fenceposts that isn't usually there. When you spend a lot of time staring at a particular place, you immediately notice if something is different. I walked… Continue reading Sunday morning haiku
Abigail Gronway's Alphabet Haiku challenge is using the letter "z". Challenging, to say the least! Zaftig zinnias, Zimbabwean zygomorphs, zealous zig-zaggers. image link
Earthrise, taken by astronaut, William Anders, on 12/24/68 Tender goes the night stealing like black velvet along the globe's curves.
vervet image link vole image link Velveteen vervets, vexed vagabonds, verily vanquish villain vole. Alphabet Haiku Challenge -- letter V
taken 11/17/18 rough squirrels nest caught late fall's intricate white web imprisoned safety They come down from the trees to gather winter stores, but much of the time they are curled in their cozily constructed leaf nests. The variety who lives in this nest are the lesser-known Green Squirrels, originally brought from Ireland as honorary… Continue reading simply squirrely
The fire burning in the wood burner tonight. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=de7usDsndhc triangle of logs burning as one grace this home with heat from its heart
image link queenly quakerfish quickly quiveringly quell quibbling questions
pink peonies perched precariously presumed pretty pickable