Friday, 31 May 2013

May 31, 2013


Trimming rosemary
tendrils until smell fills the
nose. I want chicken.

Thursday, 30 May 2013

May 30, 2013


Honeysuckle grows
up the fence by the house it
fills air with sweetness.

Wednesday, 29 May 2013

May 29, 2013


Cat on floor looking
up at me. Does he have plans?
Or is he just cute?

Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Monday, 27 May 2013

May 27, 2013


Rain is falling down
as I stare out the window.
Why do I feel sad?

Sunday, 26 May 2013

May 26, 2013


One strawberry finch
is perched on the wooden fence
until he flies off.

Saturday, 25 May 2013

Friday, 24 May 2013

May 24, 2013


Peonies smell sweet
through the whole house, reminding
me summer’s coming.

Thursday, 23 May 2013

May 23, 2013


Children are playing
across the street from my place.
Their shouts fill the air.

May 22, 2013


Chaos and noise fill
the air around me driving
me to distraction.

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

May 21, 2013


Cascading beauty
in three white orchids and pot.
Lighting up the room.

Monday, 20 May 2013

May 20, 2013


Rolling fields of green
dotted with trees and shadows.
The sun bakes the land.

Sunday, 19 May 2013

May 19, 2013


Pastoral scene out
of the window, touched by sun
and small dancing clouds.

Saturday, 18 May 2013

April 18, 2013


Travelling along
beside the train and through the
desert hills. Kamloops.

Friday, 17 May 2013

Thursday, 16 May 2013

May 16, 2013


Robin on chopped wood
looking for his worm breakfast.
Then he flits away.

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

May 15, 2013


Dead tree coming down,
disassembled piece by piece,
and I’m left alone.

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

May 14, 2013


Old Mountain Ash tree
with white flowers on some limbs
and barren branches.

Monday, 13 May 2013

May 13, 2013


Thousands of camas
flowers fill Beacon Hill Park,
turning the ground blue.

Sunday, 12 May 2013

May 12, 2013


To you this flower
I give, hoping to cheer you
on this Mother’s Day.

Saturday, 11 May 2013

May 11, 2013


I was wakeful last
night, tossing and turning 'round.
My insomnia.

Friday, 10 May 2013

May 10, 2013


Smells of lilacs in
the air around where I live.
I walk by and pause.

Thursday, 9 May 2013

Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

May 7, 2013


Tree outside my house,
blooms white flowers and grows leaves,
while spring marches on.

Monday, 6 May 2013

May 6, 2013


Orchid with new growth
holds the promise of beauty
and bloom renewal.

Sunday, 5 May 2013

May 5, 2013


Flashing light on the
ocean’s ripples, dancing with
birds, fish, and brown kelp.

Saturday, 4 May 2013

May 4, 2013


Falling back asleep,
tangled in dreams and covers.
The world slips away.

Friday, 3 May 2013

May 3, 2013


Sparkling ocean waves,
bringing fresh scents to the shore.
Then leaving again.

Thursday, 2 May 2013

May 2, 2013


Cat on back of couch,
with paws outstretched, dipped in the
radiating sun.

Wednesday, 1 May 2013

May 1, 2013


The start of a new
month, while tulips fade, and I
walk in the sunshine.