desert rain drenched knee-high african daisies- dropping next year’s seed Author’s Note: I am hosting at dVerse for Open Link Night- Come join us!
“You belong among the wildflowersYou belong in a boat out at seaSail away, kill off the hoursYou belong somewhere you feel free.”- Tom Petty, Wildflowers a perfect spring day pulling fading wildflowers- wind blowing my hat
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”
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”
white love-in-a-mist delicate snowflake in spring-alien flower Author’s Note: I have never seen this flower blooming in my wildflowers before! Written for Day 28 of National Poetry Writing Month.
blossoming thistlelemon meringue lace petals-beauty among thorns Author’s Note: Day 24 of National Poetry Writing Month.
lemon chiffon puffs-growing among craggy rockstiny breath of life Author’s Note: This tiny plant is growing in our front yard, which is mostly rock. The flower heads are smaller than a pencil eraser. I have no idea what they are and the leaves are… Continue Reading “#Haiku: Breath of Life”