Tag: Haibun

Haibun: Rain Lilies

Fleshy green leaves wait, their patience tested here in the desert. Yearning for the soft patter of raindrops on leaves to beckon forth flowers. Advertisements

Haibun: Loneliness

A little over a year ago, I left my career. I had a high pressure position that demanded a great deal of my time. My travel was extensive and the only times I was alone was in a hotel room. I used those moments…

Haibun- Warm Spring

The air is fresh and bright on my early morning walk. Thrashers, perched on high treetops are beckoning for the sun to shine on them so they may bask in it’s warm light. The ocotillos are brilliant green with the top of each stalk…

Haibun: Twilight

I sit in the garden at dusk, watching the sky change from turquoise to amber red gold. The silhouettes of the trees are in stark contrast, midnight black against a vivid palette. I take a sip of bold red wine- it’s a cabernet kind…

Desert Spring

  The desert is blustery today with winds whipping dust devils into a frenzy. The seed feeders sway in the sudden gusts as love birds hold on like colorfully dressed children on a swirling carnival ride. Fuchsia Bougainvillea bracts scatter on the desert landscape,…

Haibun: Joy

  Writing has always been my passion and the place I go in search of myself. A year ago, I walked away from my career to venture into a new, unknown world- the world of poetry, stories, and blogging. I have learned so much…

Flowers of Happiness

Spring arrives in the desert on the wings of butterflies flitting through my garden. The cool breeze kisses my face as I plunge my nose into a perfumed rose. Bees are buzzing about the desert milkweed and cacti, gathering pollen for the nectar of…

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