Tag Archives: Haiku

A Slippery Slope

Walking the straightand narrow A tiny step to the rightor the leftwon’t hurt anyone But it’s a slippery slope One more strideto the sideand down you’ll go And take me with you ___________________________________________________________ It’s Quadrille Monday at dVerse Poets Pub … Continue reading

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Tears

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Camellia

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Growing

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Lavender Haiku

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Iris

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Spring Haiku

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So It Ends, and So It Begins

It began in the Westin Hotel pool on Maui. Well, truth be told, it began with a prayer four months earlier, the day I decided it was time to end 40 years of intense aquaphobia. I asked God to help … Continue reading

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The Big Seven-O

As he drove his big pick-up truck around the circle at Friends Landing, the furrowed brow and tilted head said he wasn’t quite sure what he was seeing. We actually fooled him. You’d think at 70 there wouldn’t be much … Continue reading

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Inspiration

Perched precariously atop the canyon wall, the tiny striped chipmunk — I’ll call her Lenna, which means brave — nibbles a pink thistle flower. Undeterred by the sharp thistle leaves, she darts back to the lone source of lunch and … Continue reading

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