Tuesday, February 21, 2017

February 21: Memory of food past

four crows on one branch
looking in my window
once we gave them food

Monday, February 20, 2017

February 20: 50th

From the Haiku master Issa (1763-1827):
 
fiftieth birthday
from now on it's all clear profit,
every sky
 
 

Sunday, February 19, 2017

February 19: CSI: Mount Battie

Alarm calls of songbirds,
downy feathers drifting—
hunger satisfied.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

February 18: Dyer Point

Winter's rock garden:
orange lichen blooms
on snowy seaside ledges.
 
 

Friday, February 17, 2017

February 17: Come in!

Roused from our coffee
by friendly knocking--
woodpecker on suet.
 

Thursday, February 16, 2017

February 16: Crafty

Trying to finish
an arts-and-crafts project
before the cat wakes up.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

February 15: Exposed

Surprised by a flock of robins
flushing from mud
exposed by the snowplow.