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On the perfidy of alarm clocks…

The alarm on my phone drags me from sleep. I lean over, grab the offender and slide the snooze button. That gives me ten minutes to get moving. I snuggle down instead, my head still pounding. Overwarm, my feet seek … Continue reading

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Weather window

We woke, the dog and I, to a white and wintry world. A hard frost stuck the soles of my slippers to the path as I went out to retrieve the first ball of the day. I have attempted to … Continue reading

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#writephoto – No Longer Forlorn – Dorinda Duclos

Over meadow, flowers bloom Through the mist, a gathered plume On wings that span the sky of gray Adding color, to a dreary day Continue reading at Night Owl Poetry

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Voice #midnighthaiku

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I dream summer And purple shadows play In the petals of the rose. Sweet spring recalls The diamond death Of misty forests, Frosting wild winter With flowers. A gentle promise blooms; Sweet morning’s star Remembers night, Honouring the dream With … Continue reading

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Morning Song

It was dark when I woke, just the faintest lightening of the deep blue to herald the sun’s rising. Through the open window of my bedroom another herald greets the coming dawn. The blackbird was perched on the tree so … Continue reading

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Wraiths #midnighthaiku

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Light falls from heaven Scattering frozen jewels Across the garden Winter masquerades as spring Dew-drops laugh in the morning For Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday

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Phoenix #midnighthaiku

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Crossing the stillness

It is dark as we walk down the lane, the small dog and I, yet a bird is singing, opening the gates of dawn with a joyful song, heralding the day without yet knowing what it will bring. For now … Continue reading

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