“So,” the old grandfather said, and the children bent near him. Even that word begins a fable. In response to the Word of the Day Challenge fabulous.
The Tithe, Haiku 12-8-2019
Wide sky, sunfull, brisking air! from thicket sparrows chittering, water glint. One dime enough? In response to the Ragtag Community prompt charitable.
“How early light goes,” he thought. A nurse comes and goes. Snow rattles on the window. Posted in response to the Word of the Day challenge, twilight.
At the mirror adjusts tie, shrugs coat, nods. Mop-man, wrinkles nose. Posted in response to the One Daily Prompt ostentatiotious. This poem is also inspired by a Japanese painting I found a long time ago, but have not been able to find to hang on my wall to remind me we all are made of … Continue reading Lavatory 6-5-19
He sees God’s hand, the way grasses lean north. She knows: autumn wind. Posted in response to the Ragtag Community Daily Prompt enchanted and the One Daily Prompt prediliection
Facing the Day
Coffee eyes watch over dark snow for the languid unlidding of the sun
Noisy old carpenter’s hammer slam suddenly still— splinter in his thumb.
Dawn, great joy! hope! awakening! though waking to sunless blizzard.
Brother Brigham’s Confusion
Against his grasshopper plague The Saint prayed for seagull angels This morning, only blackbirds.
Fall journey with just these poems and the Universe— Basho, a leaf strewn road.