Mann’s Pond Haiku 6/27/20

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An old mill was here / and the same falling water / feeds a new flower (Notes: Mann’s Pond is my go to spot for exercise in the morning. Stretching, jumping, waving a staff through the air. With heron’s, swans, snapping turtles, this waterfall from an old mill in the early 1900’s. The center of the world for me, always … Read More

Haiku 6/25/20

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radiate anywhere —beams of light, full round clouds / at Shaw’s parking lot (Note: I know, I know. This isn’t 5-7-5 syllable pattern. Doesn’t matter. I wanted to get the phrase “radiate anywhere” in on the opening line. It makes me happy.)

With a Shaven Head

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ears are more prominent in shadows shirts catch on my stubble when I try to slip them on people keep advising me to put sunscreen on my head it’s a better look when I smile than have a worried look it’s very soothing to rub my head

Haiku 6/15/20

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I forgot the brush — reach to the wide open sky / with an empty hand (Notes: I actually had forgotten my staff, which I often use to cut or brush across the sky as I run through woods and open trails. As I ran from a leafy shaded area around a corner that opens to the sky, I was … Read More