I marvel at winter’s bird dance on the snow for me absurd weightless they walk in worst blizzard I marvel at winter’s bird light like a feather or whispered word I marvel at winter’s bird my snow dance more cold than absurd The bird’s out in the worst of today’s storm inspired me to shovelContinue reading “They Make it Look Easy #nature #snow”
coldest day of the year – the moon lifts the tide to overflowing © Hoshika Katsumi awaiting the storm weather predictions chill me glad you’re home The Carpe Diem Haiku Kai is Great Cold in our “classic meets modern” month of wonderful prompts.
after the snow Mt. Fuji soars into the clear skies © Shinya Ogata See through glass awakening of winter perfect clarity Cold nose oxygen molecules filled breath deep The prompt at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai was “Clear Sky after snow.”
Photos of last January flow Sun shines on white crystals Pulling on boots and gloves The shovel groans “It’s too cold. Can’t we wait?” I look at today’s forecast Last year’s high is today’s low I can enjoy my pictures of snow (my shovel agrees) **** rub hands together last January’s photo memory’s coldContinue reading “Shoukan – Less Cold #haiku #winter”
Between strong legs I look beyond the porch waves of snow hemmed in with ice once I would have savored cold challenging the white waves feeling exuberance of youth I lay down at his feet soaking in homey warmth his knowing reflects in my eyes together we dream by the fire Today IContinue reading “Creature Comforts #poetry #photography #dogs”
There is beyond the winter beauty beneath the snow like a shivering bulb we know there is spring we cannot see its bud nor force its opening the sun alone can entice the bloom there is a beauty beyond winter we will shed this life’s pain perfect magnificence is held in secret an eternal springContinue reading “What We Can’t See #devotion #photography #poetry”
under the bridge cold crystals meet dreaming of spring Cee does a wonderful black and white photo challenge this week the topic is Weather.
Today our prompt at Carpe Diem is departing year, and it is extracted from Jane Reichhold’s “A Dictionary of Haiku” … it’s a nice prompt I think and it fits (of course) the time of year … Here is Jane’s example of this prompt: slow rains as if leaves were falling at winter’s end ©Continue reading “Departing the Year #haiku #photography”
bone chilling cold winter’s darkest moment the soul’s deepest need * crunch beneath boots trees reach to catch snowflakes welcome dawn’s mooring “First Light” is the prompt at Chevrefeuille’s Carpe Diem.
Silent the waves crash cold pillows they lay diamond crystals tease beckon, “come and play” * winter’s dance is cold can you catch the curl ride it into shore caught in chilling swirl? * frozen is this tide so pure and crystal light do not be misled it will take you for a ride *Continue reading “Catch a wave #winter #snowday #poetry”