Category Archives: Moon

exquisite corpse, anyone? . . .

A week or two ago, the folks at WordPress sent me virtual “happy anniversary” wishes, reminding me that I’d started this blog with them four years ago. It’s hard to believe that I’ve kept this enterprise going all that time, and that … Continue reading

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new moon rising . . .

A special thank you to Jenny Ward Angyal and Mary Frederick Ahearn for their lovely moon tanka (below) in celebration of my recent birthday. the self I’ve clung to all these years moonlight on water           –Jenny Ward Angyal          … Continue reading

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remembering Kat . . .

This week I, along with other members of the haiku community, learned of the sudden, unexpected death of Kat Creighton. Kat was a photographer as well as a poet, combining words and images to create the poetic form known as … Continue reading

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ghost moon . . .

  In tribute to the first new moon of the New Year, and all the loved ones we also may briefly have lost sight of:  . . . Camera-in-hand, I stand, watching, waiting, thinking I might capture some long-lost image; that through some magic transformation of … Continue reading

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dark of the moon . . .

dark of the moon . . . she resolves to take a walk on the wild side Today marks not just the first day of a new year but also a new “super” moon (the first of two this month) … Continue reading

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waxing gibbous . . .

waxing gibbous– the visiting cat comes out of hiding A Hundred Gourds 3:1, December 2013

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long night moon . . .

long night moon he traces figure eights on my shoulders the sorrows of yesterday . . . light as a swan’s feather Skylark 1:1, Spring 2013

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moonlight madness . . .

Dogs howl at it. Lovers gawk at it. Like most haiku poets, I have a tendency to write about the moon . . . a lot. Here, then, are two recent homages to the night sky’s most prominent celestial body. … Continue reading

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life line/love line . . .

life line/love line? how was I to recognize all the answers until you taught me how to read by moonlight   A Hundred Gourds, vol. 2, no. 1, December 2012

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(10) years from now . . .

  Ten years ago today I met my future husband, the inspiration for the following tanka . . . and so much more. years from now I promise to remember how you looked that night alone on the verandah holding … Continue reading

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