Monthly Archives: May 2011


We swam in Long Pond today, our first open water swim of the season.  Coming down to the water, the sun was low across the pond and full on summer hot.  Two years ago the water didn’t warm up enough … Continue reading

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Haiku C

I wrote over a week ago that I was only going to take the daily (though they have been far less frequent than that lately) haikus to 100.  Have I gone five days without a post because I don’t want to … Continue reading

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Haiku XCIX

Apple trees blossom Seasonal flowering screen Neighbors disappear.

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Reptilian Me

It’s been a grey, rainy May, as it was five years ago, after Eric died.  Maybe that’s why I’m waking up too many mornings with a low-level churn in my stomach.  There is lots of change coming and already come … Continue reading

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Channels 100 and 17

The tag line for my twitter profile is “I have 140 channels in my brain.”  There is a lot going on in there. I’ve decided, in the poetry channel of my brain, or maybe it’s a haiku channel, that I’m … Continue reading

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Another gray day Brook rising to lap green shores Saturated world.

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Rain every day Wet porch ringed with spring bushes Hidden sunshine waits.

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