Bird’s-eye view . . .

searching
for meaningful work
between jobs
the chef spends his time
hand-feeding the birds
                       Simply Haiku, vol. 9, #1

I wrote this tanka for my husband, a talented chef, last winter when our prospects–like the weather–seemed bleak.  Happily, life–and the weather–has changed for the better with the passing of seasons.  And my husband, in addition to feeding the birds, now has another pastime: his new blog called Boston Mountain Chef.  Drop by for a visit when you’re feeling hungry.

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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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