So as not to turn this into a haiku-each-day blog, I’ve started a new little blog on WordPress.com called, you guessed it, A Haiku Each Day. I’ll post, you also guessed it, one haiku there every day; the mental discipline … Continue reading
Indian Corn Pearlescent kernels, Nestled against their neighbors, Gems in a coffer. Cat Ears stiff as sailcloth Whiskers poised like galley oars The hunter embarks. Lady Beetle Smooth-shelled hemisphere Candy-colored polka dots Beneath: the dark jaws.
Posted in Cats, Lady beetles, Mammals, Plants, Poetry, Writing
Tagged cat, haiku, indian corn, lady beetle, nature, plants, poetry, writing
Willows blown sideways Like kelp in a strong current Wind is air’s riptide.
I found a dimpled spider, fat and white
On a white heal-all, holding up a moth
Like a white piece of rigid satin cloth…
(Can you tell what kind of spider it is yet?) Continue reading
Posted in Arachnids, Butterflies and Moths, Chit-chat, Insects, Poetry, Spiders, Writing
Tagged crab spider, literature, moth, poem, poetry, Robert Frost, spider, writing