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Winter rest

I’m back in Missoula for the start of winter break. The first thing I did was take my dog down to the river. Things are grey and quiet here (except in Washington-Grizzly stadium where they are rockin’). I was struck with the peacefulness of the bare trees, reaching toward heaven as if seeking the sun. […]

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Game Day in Columbus

From OSU You don’t live above High Street in the fall without observing a lot of OSU football crowds and traditions. Today’s haiku departs from the usual observations of nature to walk on the wilder side with the Buckeye fans in Columbus, Ohio. From OSU Vendors hawk buckeye strands Crowd flows like crimson river Sloopy […]

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Ode to the Olentangy River

Okay, not actually an ode an not really about the river. Here’s a Sunday Haiku riff on my photo of a pair of geese floating on the Olentangy. Two geese glide Across the shimmering river Reflecting their beauty   Add your own haiku in a comment. Base it on the photo or your own memories […]

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Haiku Sunday: Bees knees

I took this photo last week on a beautiful, sunny afternoon–on the cusp of fall, but warm enough I found some bees on blossoms. Click on the photo to see a bigger version. Here’s my quasi-haiku: Bee on blossom Extracting sunshine for another day Goal driven Feel like playing with some words? Give it a […]