March 10, 2021 § 6 Comments

hearing the back door creak

the breath quickens

last years gingko leaves float to earth



February 7, 2021 § 7 Comments

the mist stayed all day

and so has my melancholic mood

invisible sunset


in the wood

January 30, 2021 § 11 Comments

that liminal edge

where my skin thins and i lose my edges

no longer i


perceptual choice

January 23, 2021 § 4 Comments

this morning’s grey

shares the slow exhale of my melancholy –

i inhale this wild beauty



January 14, 2021 § 5 Comments

this afternoon’s rain

shares its indigo chill

with dawn’s winter light


January 12, 2021 § 6 Comments

surrendering to the cloud

hands deeper in pockets

turning in on myself

photo courtesy mads thomson


January 9, 2021 § 3 Comments

shapes in the puddle

i look up

the haiku is gone…


gardening 2020

January 7, 2021 § 3 Comments

sowing seeds in long straight rows

anxiously –

not seeing the heron overhead


short short day

December 11, 2020 § 4 Comments

a hungry cow calls…

out of the fog the hamlet appears

then back it sinks


I’d forgotten how these days before winter solstice – which I usually find dampen my spirit- are utterly beautiful…

shortening day

December 3, 2020 § 4 Comments

an upward glance

bare branches darkening the silence

releasing the moon


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