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Haiku: Wind, Rain, Faith

The wind hurls itself across my roof in big waves as I hold my breath. The skylights receive a violent drum solo; I receive the awe. The house bravely waits for the next real world onslaught; my faith is a … Continue reading

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Young Lodgepole Under Snow

White laden—back arched against the brilliant cold— your example locks my admiration and my empathy in an embrace that doesn’t know what to do with itself. My perception puts you in an instant of deep bend, the dance fully engaged, … Continue reading

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Heat Sentence

Heat creeps, ready to pounce, cook us to fork done, until night licks our bones, gleaming in the moonlight. (top: en.wikipedia.org; bottom: ask.com)

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Haiku–Rain’s Kiss

Wet snap rolling through; my hat loosens but stays on. The rain kisses me. (top: katu.com; happy feet: blogs.reed.edu)

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Tanka–Who Was I?

A rainy morning: I wonder who I might be; the windows are streaked. Trees await my scrutiny; is it windier out there?   (top: situation-kunst.de; bottom: controlyourcash.com)

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Haiku–Muscular Wind

Trees twisting in fear, creak in a blustery dance: the muscular wind. (top: wallmu.com; bottom: imgkid.com)

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Haiku–Moon Face

The face of the moon, peeking from rumpled bedsheets; I tuck myself in.   (top: everystockphoto.com; bottom: searchpp.com)

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Haiku–Drying Wrack

Standing in the rain is different if you don’t have a dry home place.

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Haiku–Inside Day

Rain constantly swirls rolling wet, in from the beach; inside is just fine. The fire warms us: the dog sleeps before the stove. Home is a haven. (beach: pmansbach.com; woodstove: desertcanyonliving.blogspot.com)

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The Eye

The ocean riles up with the wind, angry and insistent, throwing wave upon wave against walls and stairs, stealing sand to hurl high and heavy atop everything we built and all that we did not. Roofs and thatch scatter, chaff with the … Continue reading

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