Tag: Nature

Haiku: Santa Monica

Haiku: Santa Monica

twilight on the piersanta monica sunset the benediction Overrun with tourists and souvenir-hawking vendors, the Santa Monica Pier remains a worthy destination. The sunset guarantees it. Trust me on this. Note: because February is National Haiku Writing Month (NaHaiWriMo) and I’m a habitual haiku-er (is that […]

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.

Peacefulness and Chipmunk Portraits

Peacefulness and Chipmunk Portraits

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

Haiku: The Slow Lane

Haiku: The Slow Lane

Llamas and tractors and pastures, oh my! Another Colorado-inspired nature haiku from Glover Gardens.

Rabbit, Run!

Rabbit, Run!

Nature is all the entertainment we need here at Little House in the Rockies, our little cabin in Central Colorado. A visit from a cute little Peter Cottontail enabled a mid-hop bunny photo.

Turtle Friendships and Another Spring Haiku

Turtle Friendships and Another Spring Haiku

Everything in nature this spring seems brighter, fresher, more vibrant than usual. Like these turtle pals.

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.

Spring is Calling

Spring is Calling

A humble little poem welcoming spring’s call.

Cameras and Trees and Sunsets – Oh My!

Cameras and Trees and Sunsets – Oh My!

I got a new camera for Christmas, the first one ever that has interchangeable lenses that detach and rates a case instead of rambling about in the bottom of my purse like my previous little point-n-shoot models. A respectable camera. A DSLR.  I’m the family […]

Haiku: Bird Meditation (NaHaiWriMo)

Haiku: Bird Meditation (NaHaiWriMo)

waiting, listening,  little bird perched in the tree – what are you thinking? Copyright 2018, Glover Gardens

Valentine Haiku for Tree and Sky

Valentine Haiku for Tree and Sky

Continuing the haiku-per-day in February pledge, here’s an ode to a beautiful aspen  framed by an azure winter sky: reaching to the blue with slender strong arms spread wide you captured my heart Copyright 2018, Glover Gardens

haiku: hungry hummingbird

haiku: hungry hummingbird

Haiku and photo honoring a hungry hummingbird in the cool Colorado August.

Haiku: Cat Snap

Haiku: Cat Snap

Haiku about a kitty evaluating her next move.

haiku: seeking

haiku: seeking

Haiku about mindfulness and seeking; inspired by a beautiful view of Tarryall Reservoir and a huge Colorado sky.

Haiku: Cathedral

Haiku: Cathedral

Aspen and pine in winter make a natural cathedral that inspires a haiku.


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