Category: Haiku

#Haibun: Desert Rain

My Garden: Mesa, AZ 2023 New Year’s day dawns dark, dreary, and rainy, which is so rare in the desert southwest. I stir from a deep slumber, listening to the uncommon sound of water dripping off the roof. These days, the calendar pages seem… Continue Reading “#Haibun: Desert Rain”

Haibun: Voices of Autumn

Photo by form PxHere Golden pink-tinged light colors my bedroom as it peeks through the sliver in the drapes. Stirring from a deep sleep, it is not yet six am as the house is cold and the heater has not come on.Welcome to fall in Arizona-… Continue Reading “Haibun: Voices of Autumn”

Haibun: Autumn Soup

This morning I woke to overcast skies and a distinctive coolness in the morning air. After a hot summer and volatile monsoon season, I am ready for fall. One of my favorite aspects of the weather cooling here in Arizona is the beginning of… Continue Reading “Haibun: Autumn Soup”

#Haibun: Desert Spring

“I would not sacrifice a single living mesquite tree for any book ever written. One square mile of the living desert is worth a hundred ‘great books’ – and one brave deed is worth a thousand.” ― Edward Abbey I love this time of… Continue Reading “#Haibun: Desert Spring”

#Haiku: Cold Moon

waning cold moon shinessinking low in morning sky-from the east, sunrise

#Haiku: Breath

little miracles~dandelions sowing seedsweetest breath of life Author’s Note: Dear All- on June 15,2021, I had an abdominal hysterectomy. A blinding cloud of pain has consumed many of my days but I am slowly recovering. This is the first poem I have written in… Continue Reading “#Haiku: Breath”

#Haiku: Summer sounds

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.”  ― F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby cicadas buzzinghypnotic lull… Continue Reading “#Haiku: Summer sounds”

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