Friday, June 29, 2018

This Blog Is Moving!

My blog has migrated from Blogger to my website, here. (

There will be a few days' hiatus while I smooth over the transition, figure out how to post to the new site, migrate the new blog site to my posting app, etc. I hope you'll stick with me!


Thursday, June 28, 2018

June 28: Cherries

alone in the kitchen
reading haiku
over a bowl of cherries

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

June 27: Strawberry Moon

Strawberry Moon
cutting the peonies
before a rainstorm

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

June 26: Cathedral Woods

Cathedral Woods
a conclave of doves
rises from the trail

Monday, June 25, 2018

June 25: Trail

after the rain
clouds of tiny moths
rise from the trail

Sunday, June 24, 2018

June 24: Cathedral Woods

Cathedral Woods
nothing in my head
but the names of birds

Saturday, June 23, 2018

June 23: Cathedral Woods

the wren’s song 
unfurled above twinflowers
fairy houses

Friday, June 22, 2018

June 22: Sunset

summer solstice
silhouettes of gulls 
fly into the sunset

Thursday, June 21, 2018

June 21: Solstice

summer solstice
sharing my strawberries
with a catbird

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

June 20: Owl

summer solstice
the long silence
after the owl calls

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

June 19: Up

finally looking up 
waxing half moon
soaring hawk

Monday, June 18, 2018

June 18: Back porch

rotting porch rail
again the rhododendron 
in full bloom

Sunday, June 17, 2018

June 17: Nesting

nesting season
both catbirds
scolding the cat

Saturday, June 16, 2018

June 16: Farmer’s Market

farmer’s market
she praises
last night’s crescent moon

Friday, June 15, 2018

June 15: June roses

almost Midsummer
mooning over roses
at the plant nursery

Thursday, June 14, 2018

June 14: Candlelight

candlelit dinner
the doe’s eyes shining
in the headlights

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

June 13: Something in the air

chorus of wind chimes
weight of the rain 
that will fall tonight

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

June 12: Gift

morning coffee
the wind has strewn 
heart-shaped petals

Monday, June 11, 2018

June 11: Nesting

catbirds nest-making
in the sunny old garden
everything’s ok

Sunday, June 10, 2018

June 10: House Finch

what am I
compared to this finch
her perfect grey bill

Saturday, June 9, 2018

June 9: Saturday night

Saturday night 
watching together 
the slow fade to dark

Friday, June 8, 2018

June 8: Clematis

purple clematis
finally tall enough
to train the vines

Thursday, June 7, 2018

June 7: Chill

climate change
unseasonably cold night
in an empty bed

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

June 6: Poppies

overcast afternoon
the urge to pick
my neighbor’s orange poppies

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

June 5: Phoebe

phoebe’s regular perch
on our lawn chair

Monday, June 4, 2018

June 4: Farmstand

farmstand sign:
fiddleheads, tick repellent
early strawberries

Sunday, June 3, 2018

June 3: Weeding

weeding the garden
which flowers live
and which die

Saturday, June 2, 2018

June 2: Catbird seat

freedom of choice
sitting on the porch
to listen to the catbird

Friday, June 1, 2018

June 1: Double feature

that time again
purple irises
along the old white shed

that time again
I’d forgotten 
there were all these flowers