May 2, 2015 § 2 Comments

Makoto_Fujimura_White_Treewet spring –

a white poplar tree shivers

on the flooded marsh


Image courtesy Makoto Fujiyoma

Four Principles to live by….

May 1, 2015 § 1 Comment

Originally posted on Healing Your Grief:

 Ah world, what lessons you prepare for us ……..Mary Oliver

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May 1, 2015 § Leave a comment


old photos –

a younger self

smiles back at me



April 30, 2015 § 4 Comments


like an ocean

dark clouds roll over the marsh –

i am a fox gone to ground


Image courtesy Matt Molloy




April 29, 2015 § 3 Comments



many blossoms

with the warmth of spring –

still the old man dies


Image courtesy Akazawa Yoshinori

nothing but a moment

April 28, 2015 § 2 Comments


chill spring wind…

blossom covers the old man’s pond  –

one fish leaps


After Basho :-)

‘The Lily Pond’, courtesy Hiramatsu Reiji. A homage to Monet at the Musee des Impressionnismes at Giverny.


April 27, 2015 § 4 Comments

Swallows aeros

first swallows

glide over my chimney pots –

lazy barrel rolls


Painting courtesy Jane Glue in Orkney

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