Tag Archives: weather
Haiku: Still Winter
All day cold north wind;Spits of rain from time to time.It is still winter. (Ecola Point: Jim Stewart)
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
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
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)
Wet snap rolling through; my hat loosens but stays on. The rain kisses me. (top: katu.com; happy feet: blogs.reed.edu)
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)
Trees twisting in fear, creak in a blustery dance: the muscular wind. (top: wallmu.com; bottom: imgkid.com)
The face of the moon, peeking from rumpled bedsheets; I tuck myself in. (top: everystockphoto.com; bottom: searchpp.com)
Standing in the rain is different if you don’t have a dry home place.
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)