Tag Archives: ambivalence

Haiku of the week 11/12/14 – 11/27/14

I have always had a lot of ambivalence about the thanksgiving holiday. I love the food and connection to family…but the wrongheaded myth of its origin has always been troubling to me, and I am astounded that it is perpetuated … Continue reading

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Haiku for the weeks 09/20/14 – 10/01/14

This was one of the foggiest mornings anyone here in north-central Kansas could remember. But today, I travelled 20+ years back in time to when I would drive almost by touch morning upon morning in rural Michigan’s autumn trek to … Continue reading

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Haiku for the week 09/06/14 – 09/19/14

The quiet presence of mind needed to haiku has been elusive lately…my poetry, like my mind, is mostly scattered, drawn to shiny bits in the moment instead of focused and piercing into the new meanings I am hungry for. so, … Continue reading

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Haiku of the weeks 08/16/14 – 08/28/14

These past two weeks (and their resulting poems) have been full of promise and fear; sort of like a caffeine overdose – jittery exciting and wearisome all at once. Instantaneous furious flurries of anticipation¬† flushed with hope are hummingbirds that … Continue reading

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Haiku for the week 05/15/14 – 05/21/14

Another week of haikuing persisted despite feeling so very out of focus during so much of these past seven days. It’s as though these tiny sentiments are the only instance of time and intention aligning – seventeen syllable eclipses – … Continue reading

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Haiku for the week 05/01/14 – 05/07/14

I’m often attracted to the psychology of landscapes, or climates – how mood and place speak similar languages. This month, I have found the syntax of physics keeps trying to tell me something about love… 05/01/14 your black hole pupils … Continue reading

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Haiku for the day: 04/22/14

Last night I wrote a poem in my half-asleepedness and scrawled it into my bedside journal in the dark. I couldn’t sleep with it sing-songing in my head. I left it at home, though, and have no way of knowing … Continue reading

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Haiku for the day: 04/21/14

I am not really sorry, although perhaps I should be, for posting so many poems here in one day. I am feeling a little energized by the dazzling clouds and mild temperatures (they say we’ll have a whole week in … Continue reading

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