Tag Archives: Snow

a little more Christmas . . .

steady snow I readjust the tempo on my metronome A Hundred Gourds, vol. 2, no. 1, December 2012 We got a white Christmas here!  Unusual, and, for us, full of charm and the spirit of Christmas. And the spirit of Christmas … Continue reading

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snowfall . . .

snowfall . . . the steady rhythm of his pulse A Hundred Gourds, vol. 2, no. 1, December 2012

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first snow . . .

first snow our world leans in a little closer Frogpond, vol. 35, no. 2, Summer 2012 (A little wishful thinking in the depths of summer’s drought . . . )

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first snow . . .

first snow cascading through cedar a woodpecker’s call The Heron’s Nest, vol. XIV, no. 2, June 2012

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crossroads . . .

crossroads . . . a cardinal’s feather on a field of snow Acorn, no. 28, Spring 2012

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Melting Snow . . .

Melting Snow At first, I’m not sure what I’m seeing. But mother has seen it too. She points to a gaunt man standing beneath a downspout next to an old Mom and Pop motel with a half-collapsed roof and weathered … Continue reading

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Valentine visions . . .

in the snowdrifts . . . the outline of two hearts I live in the heartland.  We’re a little slower to take to things here.  While the rest of the country was being pummeled by winter blizzards earlier this winter, we … Continue reading

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Cabin fever . . .

cabin fever another axe to grind with my husband Not really.  Although he’s keeping himself occupied with rearranging several parts of the house–which is somewhat frightening.  Me, on the other hand, I’m sleeping a lot.  Who knows what I’ll find … Continue reading

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Altered landscape . . .

This is a haiku journal, not a political journal.  But, as in life, fiction (or, in this case, poetry) often collides with reality.  When I posted my last entry on “epiphany,” I had no way of foreseeing the tragic events that would … Continue reading

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Contemplating “first snow” . . .

Thanks to Alegria Imperial for posting an announcement on her blog jornales about Sketchbook’s haiku thread, a place to work out thoughts about winter’s “first snow.”  I won’t worry you with the many obsessive turns I took contemplating what those … Continue reading

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