In and out of the spirit . . .

I’m trying to get into the holiday spirit.  It’s hard.  I woke up with pink eye–or something–this morning; it’s colored my vision.  So please forgive, in advance, my irreverent take.  Or not.

from Santa’s hat
a desiccated moth
the smell of camphor

holiday wear
reindeer leap across twin peaks
a bumpy ride

under the tree
a western flyer
waits

 

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About Margaret Dornaus

I’m a writer and a teacher, as well as a haiku-doodler. I live in a beautiful woodland setting, surrounded by native oak forests, that inspires me to record haiku snapshots of luna moths and our resident roadrunner, and even an occasional black bear as it hightails it across the top of my road, my mongrel dog barking at its heels as I watch with wonder. My work as a travel writer has appeared in publications from The Dallas Morning News to the Robb Report. You can find examples of my travel writing–as well as excerpts from a travel memoir I’m working on–at my other WordPress site, Travelin’ On. What more than that do you need to know? Only that I started this blog with an eye toward collaboration. Got a haiku? Send it my way. . . . I’m all about new visions & voices. Best, Margaret
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2 Responses to In and out of the spirit . . .

  1. color vision
    the Christmas tree
    lights blink

    …or… may be it should be:

    spirit vision
    the Christmas tree
    lights blink

    ?? i’ll have to think about this.

    • Hmmm . . . spirit vision/color vision . . . I don’t know. I still have grit in my eye. What did I do?!!! More boric acid treatments in order. Here’s one:

      pink eye
      such a pretty name
      for such ugly views

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