Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Tuesday, 30 July 2013

July 30, 2013

Combing through racks of
cast off clothes, remembering
their former glory.

Monday, 29 July 2013

July 29, 2013

Hot pink fireweed glows,
in the late summer sunshine,
growing by the fence.

Sunday, 28 July 2013

Saturday, 27 July 2013

July 27, 2013

Olympic Mountains,
rising blue, cool glacial peaks.
Ocean between me.

Friday, 26 July 2013

July 26, 2013

Stargazer lily,
hot pink centre, pale pink edge,
fragrance in the air.

Thursday, 25 July 2013

July 25, 2013

Summer evening sun
makes the pink brighter on the
rose bush full of blooms.

Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Tuesday, 23 July 2013

July 23, 2013

Cat cleaning his toes,
paws spread out, to allow his
tongue in to groom them.

Monday, 22 July 2013

July 22, 2013

Little girl at beach,
with shovel throws sand and smiles.
I build sand castles.

Sunday, 21 July 2013

July 21, 2013

Mackerel tabby,
Lamont, twelve years old today.
Happy Birthday, Cat.

Saturday, 20 July 2013

July 20, 2013

Sleeping cat from front
is all paws and long whiskers
and big ears twitching.

Friday, 19 July 2013

July 19, 2013

Waiting for you to
call me back, but you don’t call.
I feel blank, empty.

Thursday, 18 July 2013

July 18, 2013

Catching up with you,
over a cup of green tea.
Laughing of old times.

Wednesday, 17 July 2013

July 17, 2013

On the street by my
place, cars do-si-do, as they
pass each other by.

Tuesday, 16 July 2013

July 16, 2013

Heavy clouds threaten
to douse the land in rainfall.
The light is fading.

Monday, 15 July 2013

July 15, 2013

Cacophonous gulls
draw attention to their find.
A seal swims nearer.

Sunday, 14 July 2013

July 14, 2013

Zucchinis from the
backyard patch have deep green skin
and soft pale white flesh.

Saturday, 13 July 2013

July 13, 2013

Tortured wakefulness
fills the dark, while other folks
party all night long.

Friday, 12 July 2013

July 12, 2013

Chicken to the cat,
makes the wild leopard come out,
devouring, running.

Thursday, 11 July 2013

July 11, 2013

Feathers found on walks,
brought home for my cat. They lie
scattered on the rug.

Wednesday, 10 July 2013

July 10, 2013

Genmaicha green tea,
poured from a bright blue teapot,
reminds me to breathe.

Tuesday, 9 July 2013

July 9, 2013

Two crows on a log
floating in placid Ross Bay.
Bright sunlight dances.

Monday, 8 July 2013

July 8, 2013

Birds’ songs lead me to
the point by the foggy bay.
I stand there silent.

Sunday, 7 July 2013

July 7, 2013

Corner of the couch,
blended in like a cushion,
is a sleeping cat.

Saturday, 6 July 2013

July 6, 2013

Pitcher plant hangs on
the deck, in the afternoon
sun, waiting for food.

Friday, 5 July 2013

July 5, 2013

Moss growing by the
base of the old bonsai tree.
Pebbles pierce the green.

Thursday, 4 July 2013

July 4, 2013

Solid granite rock,
rounded by years of ocean
tides, waves in and out.

Wednesday, 3 July 2013

July 3, 2013

Reaching for distance,
running by the deep blue sea.
I hear the seagulls.

Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Monday, 1 July 2013

July 1, 2013

Noble chestnut tree,
made so small by years of care,
in a bonsai pot.