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#MLMM Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, January 16th 2019, First Day of Spring

  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

fauna · haiku · nature · poetry

Sunday morning haiku

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

Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · fauna · haiku · nature · poetry · trees · Word of the Day Challenge

simply squirrely

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