Thursday, 31 October 2013

Wednesday, 30 October 2013

October 30, 2013

When the scale goes up,
diet is more frustrating.
I dream of desserts.

Tuesday, 29 October 2013

October 29, 2013

Whole pumpkin, blank slate,
will be transformed by my knife.
Lit jack-o’-lantern.

Monday, 28 October 2013

Sunday, 27 October 2013

October 27, 2013

Leaf swinging on thread,
unknown spider’s hard work gone.
Dreams sailing on wind.

Saturday, 26 October 2013

Friday, 25 October 2013

October 25, 2013

Rows of old worn clothes,
between them might be a gem.
Vintage consumer.

Thursday, 24 October 2013

October 24, 2013

Shopping a challenge.
Anticipation unwrapped,
birthday gifts for him.

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

October 23, 2013

Leak under car’s hood,
waiting for mechanic’s bill.
Is bad luck in threes?

Tuesday, 22 October 2013

October 22, 2013

Lunch: tuna salad
with balsamic vinaigrette.
Dreams of fine French fries.

Monday, 21 October 2013

Sunday, 20 October 2013

October 20, 2013

Dull grey cloudy day.
Scarlet Japanese maple
burns through the fall gloom.

Saturday, 19 October 2013

October 19, 2013

Through the window I
see fog, clouds, dry leaves, autumn.
Inside I sit snug.

Friday, 18 October 2013

October 18, 2013

When I stare into
your bright green eyes my heart melts.
Outside all turns brown.

Thursday, 17 October 2013

October 17, 2013

Dry leaves beneath feet
whisper of winter to come.
Loud orange pumpkins.

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

October 16, 2013

Despite the grey gloom,
the cat meows at the door.
I’d rather stay in.

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

October 15, 2013

Not much on the hills
but some flowering sagebrush.
Cornflower blue sky.

Monday, 14 October 2013

Sunday, 13 October 2013

October 13, 2013

Chill wind blowing down
the high tree covered mountain.
Warm by the fireplace.

Saturday, 12 October 2013

October 12, 2013

Blazing crimson tree
upstages my bright red coat.
Changing fall fashions.

Friday, 11 October 2013

October 11, 2013

Autumn skies above,
calm seas to sail home upon.
Thanksgiving weekend.

Thursday, 10 October 2013

October 10, 2013

Before the alarm,
loud meows wake me from sleep.
Late morning cat sleeps.

Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Monday, 7 October 2013

October 7, 2013

Sparkling dew jewel
catches my eye from the lawn.
Squirrel scampers past.

Sunday, 6 October 2013

October 6, 2013

My eyes are closed, warm
bed, purring resonating.
There’s dew on the lawn.

Saturday, 5 October 2013

October 5, 2013

Being with my cat
in the autumn sun is bliss.
Wool coat cuts the chill.

Friday, 4 October 2013

October 4, 2013

A bird sings outside,
bright notes filling the crisp air.
Cat sleeps unaware.

Thursday, 3 October 2013

October 3, 2013

Capsules bursting with
shiny brown chestnuts, falling.
Harvest time for crows.

Wednesday, 2 October 2013

October 2, 2013

Front lawn filling in,
green grass replacing yellow.
Leaves drifting off trees.

Tuesday, 1 October 2013

October 1, 2013

Deceptive sunshine
masks the fall chill in the air.
I nestle inside.