Category: Colorado

3 Haiku for a Bighorn Sheep

3 Haiku for a Bighorn Sheep

A magnificent bighorn sheep posed for me, turning this way and that. He was either mildly amused or mildly annoyed, and we enjoyed a few moments together. Three haiku and these photos are the result.

Snow Fallin’ and Bacon Fryin’

Snow Fallin’ and Bacon Fryin’

“Desperate times call for desperate measures,” said the Grill-Meister as he fired up the outdoor burner to cook bacon in 5° weather.

Haiku: Right Now in Park County, CO

Haiku: Right Now in Park County, CO

5:30 a.m.5 degrees, a pot of teapeaceful solitude © 2018 Glover Gardens

Haiku: Magpie’s Blue Period

Haiku: Magpie’s Blue Period

Magpies pose and inspired haiku with their tuxedo coloring and bright blue wings.

Haiku: Icy Aspens

Haiku: Icy Aspens

sparkling crystal limbs perfect in their nakedness waiting for springtime We’re back at Little House in the Rockies. It’s beautiful. I’m thankful. © 2018 Glover Gardens

Autumn Haiku: Just Like Dorothy

Autumn Haiku: Just Like Dorothy

Autumn is all around us at Little House in the Rockies, and a haiku came naturally, like the fall colors.

Autumn Haiku: My Eyes Were Happy

Autumn Haiku: My Eyes Were Happy

Gorgeous fall colors and a mountain landscape – so easy to create a haiku from that inspiration!

Haiku: The Uninterested Llama

Haiku: The Uninterested Llama

Fall colors in Jefferson, Colorado make the perfect backdrop for an uninterested llama, who inspired a haiku.

Happy Fall Equinox and a Haiku from Pike National Forest

Happy Fall Equinox and a Haiku from Pike National Forest

The fall equinox is a perfect time to be in Central Colorado – the cool air, the fall colors, the azure sky… life is good.

Peacefulness and Chipmunk Portraits

Peacefulness and Chipmunk Portraits

Chipmunks posing in Park County, CO make for peaceful pictures.

Mountain Sunset Haiku and “Enviation”

Mountain Sunset Haiku and “Enviation”

I’d like to be on that porch at Little House in the Rockies, looking at that sunset, feeling the mountain air, shivering just a little.

Haiku: The Wheelbarrow’s Promise

Haiku: The Wheelbarrow’s Promise

The plucky wheelbarrow atop a Colorado mountain is resting but ready for action. I would want it on my side in a fight.

A Fire in the Fireplace in the Middle of Summer, a Haiku, and Wildflowers

A Fire in the Fireplace in the Middle of Summer, a Haiku, and Wildflowers

A change of scenery brings mountain wildflowers, a fire in the fireplace and a haiku about the mesmerizing nature of flames.

Haiku: Nature Wins Again

Haiku: Nature Wins Again

Haiku saluting the Purple Fringe alongside the abandoned track at the top of Boreas Pass at the continental divide.

Shared by a Fellow Blogger: Pikes Peak

Shared by a Fellow Blogger: Pikes Peak

The Tanja Britton blog has a great post about Pike’s Peak.

Purple Mountain Majesties

Purple Mountain Majesties

This is my patriotism: I want it to be America the Beautiful forever. For my kids, and yours.


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