Tag Archives: Spring

I can’t help noticing…

It is beginning to look an awful lot like spring. There are buds and the first blossoms on the trees. The ground is covered in tiny wildflowers, from coltsfoot and celandine, to speedwell, daisies  and violets. From the birds building … Continue reading

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Dawn at Hawk Hill

“Hellooo!” said the unnecessarily cheerful voice at the end of the phone. “You sound wide awake!” “I am,” I replied, though four in the morning is no time for anyone to be dragged from sleep. I reached for the coffee, … Continue reading

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Welcome #midnighthaiku

* Golden eye sparkles Waking from the winter sleep Earth smiles a welcome *

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The road…

I left after work on Thursday, driving north for the last Silent Eye meeting before the April workshop. The sun was shining, the day was balmy… spring had, it seemed, finally sprung after the torrential rain that had battered the … Continue reading

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New #midnighthaiku

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Enchanted #midnighthaiku

The enchantress calls Earth responds with eagerness Dark dreams dissipate A slow surrender The constancy of winter Ceding place to spring Her verdant alchemy Turning iron skies to gold For Colleen’s poetry challenge

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Procession #midnighthaiku

A passionless bride Elegant simplicity Hiding a cold heart Virginal bells chime Incongruous threnody Weaves a golden pall The chalice fills with sunlight Snow melts into memory For Frank J. Tassone’s Haikai Challenge

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