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Trees spoke to me (haibun)

I can’t help but think about how nature has kept me sane, even if I do live in a suburb and work in a city. I have written about how for almost twenty years I raised our children in a city of 12,000 population near the Richelieu River which was by… 297 more words


Harmony (haibun)

Another Blogspot post here


Years ago we had a summer camp, a trailer and catamaran by the lake. Nothing fancy…just the bare necessities but what I call luxury camping in a trailer; so we could sail off (when the wind was right) all day and have a place to perch.  44 more words


Active Advisory

Not even out of bed, you see lightning through your eyelids and feel thunder in your knees. The forecast predicts drowning at best.

roadside teddy bear… 6 more words



Days In The Blackberries Field

Number NINE was written on the wall, as soon as I woke up. But I haven’t seen it at first. 51 more words

Days In The Blackberries Field


It’s been raining all day. Water streams down the drive and the dog curls up in a chair with his back turned to the weather. Just for a moment in the late afternoon a watery sun lights up the leaves and reflects off raindrops. 10 more words



In your hands they’re secondhand songs, but somewhere in these words are all the things no one bothered to tell you.

hangnail moon—
picking up pennies
in the parking lot


Summer's end (haibun)

At  Carpe Diem our task is to write a haibun on “Departing Summer”.  “Kamishibai” means “storyteller”. I did not know that. I have often shared or rather disclosed a bit of moi as well relate a story to fit photos I have posted in the past year. 1,013 more words