Tag Archives: Garden

he informs me . . .

he informs me I’ve been working for years on this garden– as if there were limits to love buried deep beneath the ground A Hundred Gourds 3:1, December 2013 Advertisements

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early spring . . .

  Rick Daddario’s September 22 “30 Days of Haiga”  prompt is “autumn/spring beginnings.” I chose “spring,” because I already had this haiga I made from a shot of my beautiful tree peony.  It’s the earliest flowering shrub in my garden, and, although … Continue reading

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Tanka series . . .

the winter garden where false hellebore appears without fair warning          my sister’s mind a landscape scored with fault lines . . . and furrows I remember once she took us all to drive-ins that convertible when stars blossomed in her … Continue reading

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And the winner is . . .

moonbathing . . . her old garden hat shines a little brighter At 12: 01 a.m. –just after my birthday celebration officially concluded–I asked my husband to draw a name out of my garden hat so that I might give away a … Continue reading

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Dreamtime . . .

touched by heartbreak I vanish into dreamtime stirred by the echo of light footsteps falling through my tree-lined garden                –issue #4, Moonbathing: A Journal of Women’s Tanka I’m pleased to be a part of Pamela A. Babusci’s latest issue … Continue reading

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A garden of tanka . . .

in the loud silence of wind and birdsong, I sow forget-me-not seeds from a small paper packet filled with our love’s story                            Lynx XXVI:2, June 2011 I’m never happier than when I’m in my garden . . . unless, … Continue reading

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Autumn haibun . . .

fall garden: the Japanese maple dons her red kimono . . . A forest surrounds my garden–   Mile-high oaks . . .  Occasional pines . . .  The stripped, red horsechestnut–littered with its scat of fallen buckeyes . . .  The white ash (turned … Continue reading

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