Tag Archives: happiness

The best thunderstorm of the year!

This morning, I was up at 3am with heavy rain which simultaneously stimulated my need to zombie through the house, closing all of the north-facing windows AND relieve my bladder. Running water will do that to me. Then, once the … Continue reading

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Haiku for the week: 07/18/14 – 07/25/14

So the good news is that I’ll get to keep my leg… I really feel like I need that kind of melodrama to maintain my perspective in this summer’s ongoing saga between my left knee and me. (spoiler alert, It … Continue reading

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Haiku for the week 06/21/14 – 06/25/14

It’s been such a sweet, sloppy, stretching week…I’ve had the mind-space to putter around like I used to when I took summers off and it’s been utterly decadent. I think it shows in how much of this week’s poetry is … Continue reading

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Haiku for the week: 05/22/14 – 05/30/14

This first day, I was celebrating my four year anniversary and I vividly remember flip-flopping in the park, joy bubbling all around, dripping out of us all: 05/22/14 early risen dew grassed mornings heard our happy tears, now wed four … Continue reading

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Haiku for the day: 04/26/14

Wasn’t being at home sick as a kid a pretty good time? I never had any Ferris Bueller type adventures, but still I got to sleep in, had meals brought to my bed, and no matter how miserable I felt, … Continue reading

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Haiku for the day 04/13/14

I had meant to post a poem every day in April for National Poetry Month, and here I am, sheepish, after missing a day. I will only say, don’t ever ask your wife what you should write a haiku about … Continue reading

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reflections on “The weeks in Haiku” 02/19/14 – 03/07/14

Most of you know I’ve been writing a haiku a day since Thanksgiving of last year, something I started on a whim, thanks to a magical dare from a friend I’d met at my first ever writer’s conference – A … Continue reading

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October 26, 2013: Accomplishing Things

I have spent a lot of time in this life trying to prove to everybody else that I really was good enough. I used to do this by Accomplishing Things. For me, this looked like getting perfect grades, going to … Continue reading

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