Tag Archives: Summer

Summer’s End

According to the calendar, summer has come to an end. Fall is in the air, as they say. Even the warm, sunny days this past week had a different feel than the long days of summer. I thought I’d share … Continue reading

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For the Joy of Haiku

I’m a little late with this announcement, but another one of my haiku has been featured on the Poetry Pea Podcast along with a number of other lovely haiku on the theme of joy. Mine features a dog. You can … Continue reading

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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #33

It’s week 33 and it’s been a crazy week. I didn’t think about writing this week’s prompt until I was getting ready for bed last night and saw a comment on last week’s prompt saying she’d made it just in … Continue reading

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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #26

It’s week 26, the halfway mark for the year. Time sure does fly when you’re hanging out at home due to a pandemic. It seems like I just wrote my poem for prompt #25 and it’s already time for another. … Continue reading

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My Love of Summer

How does summer fly? Warmth of days gone by Outdoors Barbeques imply Tasty chicken thigh No chores Scents waft to the sky Past a loud magpie Autumn I’ll defy Sunset we decry Hawk soars Weather is bone dry Cherish mid-July … Continue reading

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The ABCs of Flowers

All through spring and summer flowers Bloom bright and fair Crocus are the first to pop Dauntless even in snow Each daffodil and tulip will Fetch a joyful smile Grape hyacinth are faithful and Heliotrope waft a captivating scent Iris … Continue reading

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Spring

Spring has sprung A song is sung By every sparrow and hummingbird Rain comes down With a pounding sound On all the azaleas and daffodils Blooms are bursting For bees who are buzzing Pollinating flowers and trees Next will be … Continue reading

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Hope Springs

Purple crocus peeking up Yellow daffodil buttercup Hope springs Tiny buds on lilac trees Ladybugs and buzzing bees Hope springs Iris shoots barely sprouted Pruned roses never doubted Hope springs Summer days not far behind Season promises warm sunshine Hope … Continue reading

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My Award-Winning Vacation

Some might call it work, but I used five of my vacation days to prepare for and attend this conference. It didn’t feel like work at all, even though I spent most of it inside on my favorite type of … Continue reading

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Traeger Season

Traeger season. My favorite time of year. An entire meal cooked out on the deck either directly on the grill or in aluminum packets makes for quick easy clean-up. The scent of mesquite pellets wafts about the deck. I peel russet … Continue reading

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