Tag Archives: landscapes

Haiku for the week 08/01/14 – 08/08/14

Those thick-tongued days of deep summer make silvery strands of insight tough to snag, even on my calloused fingertips. These haiku attempt meditation through immersion in setting: 08/01/14 yellowed cottonwood: Septemberings reddening August’s early fall weedy fur scruff wears thin … Continue reading

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Haiku for the week: 07/26/14 – 07/31/14

And a part of me wants to explain that I love living in the prairie, how the sky feels taller there and how the weeds have familiar, childhood names like foxtail and clover. And although it is tedious to drive … 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 of 06/06/14 – 06/11/14

I’m a bit early this week, chomping at the bit (or would it be, in writing parlance, “chomping at the nib?”) in anticipation of a short camping trip and the rejuvenation I’m already feeling in having taken an extra day … Continue reading

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Haiku for the week: 05/31/14 – 06/05/14

I love summer thunderstorms with their brazen power taking up the entire sky, scrubbing at the earth, putting us all in our place. We’ve been waking up to pummelled tree branches along the humid streets; proof of the beatings we … 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: 04/28/14

It’s a bit windy out. In Kansas, that can be translated to any of the following:  You seriously question the viability of your roof, probably because your neighbor’s shingles are littering your lawn. It means you don’t bother with hairspray … 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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