Tag Archives: Beauty

My Sweet Pea

I named her Bette, after Bette Davis, as a complement to Bogart. She was the best Christmas present I’ve ever received. Sometimes I called her Sweet Pea or Peeper. You’ve never met a more adorable, sweet, and perfect blond Cocker … Continue reading

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In the Garden

Daffodils bloom in the garden today Bluebell buds making their way Poking up through soaked spring earth Early season beauty of infinite worth Hopefully there’ll be more flowers than weeds

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Clouds of Haleakala

Standing in the dark in the middle of a rain cloud sideways rain at ten-thousand feet slapping my face Waiting, waiting for sunrise Angry visitors give up, go home, curse the clouds We wait, are rewarded with beauty of sparkling … Continue reading

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Blooming Season

I couldn’t have asked for a better way to spend Mother’s Day than walking with my son among 600 or more varieties of iris, along with the many “companion” plants—oriental poppies, fringe trees, lupine, and more. The weather is perfect. The … Continue reading

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Stars from Haleakala

Having watched the sun sink into the sea amidst the valley of clouds we waited there, my family and I to view the starlit Hawaiian sky On top of Haleakala the stars lit one by one amidst a sea of blackened … Continue reading

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A Little about Me

Over at dVerse Poets Pub we’re celebrating the 4-year anniversary of the pub with Marina’s prompt that calls us to get to know each other a little better. Each poet is to pick six words—three that describe us and three that … Continue reading

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Afternoon Observations

Today I’m going to try my hand at a haibun. I read one that Bjorn wrote the other day, and he pointed me to the dVerse Poets Pub post about this poetry form that I missed last year. I’ve been wanting … Continue reading

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