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Ancient Stones / Field of Graves (Haiku)

ancient stones /
leaning at meadow’s edge – /
hard words, soft grass //

Written for Carpe Diem Haiku Family, where the prompt was “meadow”.  157 more words


Today was a series of impressions — a shifting palette of colors and moods. From the softness of morning fog to the glistening clarity following an early evening rainstorm, the day presented a pageant of tones in and around Celia Thaxter’s garden. 183 more words

Garden Highlights

Hassam's Flags

I am a big fan of the flag paintings of Childe Hassam, the American Impressionist painter who lived from 1859 until 1935.  His flag series was perhaps the most popular work in his long career and started in 1916 as America sat waiting to enter the war that was taking place in  Europe, which  I wrote about in a blogpost from 2010.  315 more words

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