Category: Spring

Haiku: The Road to…

Haiku: The Road to…

On Elkhorn Road headed North toward Como, CO, the tired old asphalt is framed in spring by spunky yellow wildflowers. Thus, a haiku.

April in Paris: Museum of Montmartre and Renoir’s Gardens

April in Paris: Museum of Montmartre and Renoir’s Gardens

The Museum of Montmartre and Renoir’s Gardens throb with a creative, imaginative and harmonious aesthetic that evokes the era of impressionist art in Paris.

A Swan Song

A Swan Song

I think a group of swans did a performance just for me. As I stood and watched, they changed direction, got in position, and swam by in a line. MUST.WRITE.HAIKU.

Happy Earth Day! Join Me for a Walk in the Park

Happy Earth Day! Join Me for a Walk in the Park

An Earth Day celebration of nature-filled Butler Shores Metropolitan Park along Ladybird Lake in Austin.

Jasmine, the Calming Smell of Spring

Jasmine, the Calming Smell of Spring

Glover Gardens is an aromatherapy district with an abundance of jasmine this spring.

Spring is Calling

Spring is Calling

A humble little poem welcoming spring’s call.

Backyard Haiku (for NaHaiWriMo)

Backyard Haiku (for NaHaiWriMo)

Spring is breaking out early, and the birds are all over here at Glover Gardens. Check out the portraits of Mama Cardinal, and a haiku for #NaHaiWriMo.

A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words, or Several Haiku (Now with Part 2 and One More Haiku)

A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words, or Several Haiku (Now with Part 2 and One More Haiku)

An image inspires a variety of possible stories, imagined through haiku – Part 2.

Dandelion Haiku

Dandelion Haiku

Haiku for spring dandelions.

A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words, or Several Haiku

A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words, or Several Haiku

An image inspires a variety of possible stories, imagined through haiku.

Spring is Here: Grilled Asparagus and Salmon

Spring is Here: Grilled Asparagus and Salmon

It’s a gorgeous spring-came-early evening here in southeast Texas and the Grill-Meister and I are celebrating it by making dinner in the outdoor kitchen. Nothing fancy, just dishes that remind us of spring that we’ve made dozens of times and have already been captured here […]

Haiku to Welcome Spring: Nature’s Aria

Haiku to Welcome Spring: Nature’s Aria

I love to write haiku!  Creating these short poems helps me to relax, to process events and feelings, and even to be more patient when waiting in long lines.  The “be more patient” haikus usually have themes related to why I’m waiting…I’ll share some of […]


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