Friday, September 13, 2019

Friday The 13th Butterfly

Butterfly, sunning
Slowly fluttering its wings
Basking and shining

Monday, July 22, 2019

A Haiku For The Determined

Whether you have tripped
Or someone has pushed you down
Just keep getting up

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Momentary Butterfly

A flicker of light
Flutters across my window
White against the green

Monday, June 3, 2019

My Musical Friend

Carolina wren
Sitting in a holly tree
Serenading me

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Fresh Ideas

The same old thoughts swirl
Stagnant in the mind's whirlpool
Time for something new

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Spiral Galaxy Two Step

Stars and planets swirl
'Round a void in the center
In a cosmic dance

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

No Room For Me

Amid green she sleeps
Overwhelmed with Summer days
And dreams not of me

Valentine Cameron Prinsep (1838–1904), Dolce Far Niente (Sweet Repose) (1885), 

Monday, April 29, 2019

Cyber Illusion

Billions stare at screens
Falling deeper and deeper
Into the tech void

Saturday, April 27, 2019

It's Just The Universe Playing With Form

One moment brings pain
The next brings unbridled joy
So flows the cosmos

Wednesday, April 24, 2019


The dandelion
Can grow in the concrete's cracks
I must be this strong

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The Weaver

To stretch she pauses
From creating her artwork
Thus becoming art

John William Waterhouse - " "I'm Half Sick Of Shadows" Said The Lady Of Shalott"

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Only On Easter

Praying and egg hunts
Resurrections and rabbits
Sure I guess why not

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

At Last

The sun's rays reach me
Warming skin cold from winter
And time spent waiting

Monday, April 15, 2019

Bruce Lee's Choice

Two branches hold snow
One bends, the other one snaps
Which branch will you be?

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Whirling Whispers

Wind seems to carry
Messages from those who've passed
What are they saying?

Saturday, April 13, 2019

I Caught Spring In The Act

Glanced out my window
Startled by first hints of green
That snuck up on me

Friday, April 12, 2019

Too Soon For Crickets

Window is open
After the sun has gone down
I only hear cars

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Waiting, Rolling

Patient deer stand
Hoping to eat more apples
As silver clouds roll

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Odor I Adore

The smell of fresh air
To a cooped up Winter nose
Feels like waking up

Tuesday, April 9, 2019


Fleeting thoughts rush in
Twirling up in a whirlwind
Anxiety's mark

Monday, April 8, 2019


A pen once broken
Is replaced by a new one
From the pen maker

Sunday, April 7, 2019

The Patient Inventor

An engineer's mind
A workshop of wires and gears
Imagines new worlds

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Fragile Existence

Sometimes life seems frail
Like a Fall leaf fluttering
Barely on the branch

Friday, April 5, 2019

Neuropathy's Toll

Warm tears fall from eyes
Witnessing loved ones crumble
Along with my heart

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Bastard And Commander

Ranting on and on
Commanding power and rank
Though no one knows why

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

For Anna

Her garden still blooms
With a rainbow of colors
Though she is absent

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

The Biggest Picture

Hummingbird wings flap
A star goes supernova
Cosmos plays with form

Monday, April 1, 2019

The Uninspired Artist

Brushes in their cups
Silent instruments on stands
Works left unfinished

Sunday, March 31, 2019

I long To See The Bright Finch

Pigeons hunt for seed
Underneath a cloud-streaked sky
And bare finch feeders

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Haven Of Shadow

Darkness is a friend
To those who need to recharge
And prepare for light

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Inspiration Is A Tease

Blank slate, no ideas
Marble slab hides a sculpture
Art plays hide and seek

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Prisoner Of Longing

This romantic heart
Is inside a twisted cage
Hidden from the world

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Not Quite Warm Enough

Wind chimes in the yard
Harmonious in their song
Invite me outside

Monday, March 25, 2019

Paradise In The Commonplace

Happiness is found
In the most mundane places
And the simplest acts

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Cage Or Paradise?

This place, my prison
I've also called a haven
Is really just home

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Early Spring Brightness

March sun on my face
Streaming in the bay window
Hints at warmth to come

Friday, March 22, 2019

The Most Important Question Of All

A new day has come
Bringing opportunities
How will you spend it?

Monday, February 11, 2019

Deer, Beard

Four deer in a yard
Await apple slices thrown
By a bearded man

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The Poet's Void

This meaningless space
A smothering quietude
Where words go to die

Monday, February 4, 2019

Painless Now

I don't hurt right now
This moment is a blessing
I will savor it