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one gru at a time (haibun)

Once there was a boy who walked along the beach with his grandfather.  The boy could barely match his tall grandfather’s gait  but he did not give up, jumping and skipping next to him sticking his chest out when he caught up to him. 270 more words


23rd March 2017 - Jubilation – Daily Haiku Challenge – Inspirational Poetry


new life
jubilation rife
summertime awaits new life
springtime prevailed
all hearts filled with mirth
jubilations echoing–
fulfilled–springs promise… 60 more words


Haiku on Residency

Long walks in the woods,

Contemplative talks with cows,

A river flows north.

The strong walnut desk

Sitting in my studio

Gazing at sycamore trees… 30 more words

Creative Writing


She is pretty.
She is familiar.
She is not here –

Her coffee cup
Remains as she
Goes to a foreign
Country she loves. 46 more words

Poetry Friday-Haiku/Character sketch

Character sketch: 1969 School Day Tale Told in Tankas

I’ve been reading Jacqueline Woodson’s brown girl dreaming, and I’m going to close out my last Poetry Friday post for Women’s Month with a passage from her book; along with a poem of mine that was inspired by her passage.  55 more words

Michelle Kogan

XVII #61

When the Rat sought help,
The Dragon unfurled his wings
Brought rain to the fields


Owning my truth

As I continue with the big blog make-over I am getting clearer as to what it’s all about.

First ‘Art and Life’ goes on. I am so honoured to have so many followers here. 612 more words