Friday, November 30, 2007

Avon Autumn

By peaceful canal
I park my automobile
City oasis

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Flower Carpet

I burst from my bud
In peach, pale yellow and pink
Aren't you amazed?

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

High and Dry

Rodin has been here
Left his sculpture at the beach
Where is the nameplate?

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Autumn Queenstown Area

Autumn Queenstown area
Come travel with me
We’ll kiss the world with our eyes
Hear Autumn’s flavor

Monday, November 26, 2007

Akaroa Waterfront 4

My family shops
Too busy for simple things
I sit and ponder

Sunday, November 25, 2007

Avon Bridges

The old iron bridge
Many feet have crossed to get
To the other side

Saturday, November 24, 2007

Many Happy Returns

Ahhh, in morning light
I blush and welcome the sun
We bless each other

Friday, November 23, 2007

Below the Cliffs

At secluded cove
Waves crash upon the dark sands
I on aerie perch

Thursday, November 22, 2007

Autumn Arrowtown

Down the quiet streets
I roam with my camera
Capturing the light

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Evening in the McKenzie (29)

Maxfield Parrish blue
Beyond dry rock strewn tundra
Journey not over

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Christchurch Art Gallery

Where is it? Where? Where?
I want to see the city
Look in the mirrors

Monday, November 19, 2007

Strawberry Ice

Here amid the thorns
Bloom to full maturity
Swaying in the breeze

Sunday, November 18, 2007

West Coast 2

On my morning walk
Resting to watch the seascape
Shoreline and wave lines

Saturday, November 17, 2007

Autumn Fire

Spectrum of colours
Which ones would brighten this scene
I shall use them all

Friday, November 16, 2007

Evening in the McKenzie (12)

It's simple really
The sea, the sky and the land
But oh, the colors

Thursday, November 15, 2007

Punting on the Avon

The Avon boatman
Will take you down the river
Ducks have own transport

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Dear One

How frail the pink rose
Delicate her aroma

Astonish my eye

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Cape Foulwind 2

Turbulent water
Stirs the aquamarine sea

I have my surfboard

Monday, November 12, 2007

Golden Leaves

Look for the Cardinal
There, he's hidden in leaves

Now… do you see him?

Sunday, November 11, 2007

Evening in the McKenzie (37)

The clouds are dancing
In the fading of the light
Aswirl through the night

Saturday, November 10, 2007

The Avon

Under spreading oaks
Lacy bridge spans quiet stream
Let’s cross holding hands

Friday, November 9, 2007


I offer myself
That you might carry away
My sweet memory

Thursday, November 8, 2007

The Old Stump

I touch the gnarled wood
My hands feel the rough and smooth
What was and will be

Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Woodland Avenue

A walk in the woods
We pause right here to listen
Oh, it’s a Wood Thrush

Tuesday, November 6, 2007


(Graham Thomas)

I embrace the light
I kiss you with my sweet scent
Remember my love

Monday, November 5, 2007

Evening in the McKenzie (18)

The hills call to me
Come walk through my autumn grass
By clear blue water

Sunday, November 4, 2007

Fountains Christchurch

Honey hued fountains
Brighten the autumn evening
Let’s have some coffee

Saturday, November 3, 2007

Cape Foulwind

The sharp wind whistles
Waves crash on the rocky shore
The cry of the gull

Friday, November 2, 2007

Scarlet Maples

All the green is gone
Scarlet maple leaves remain
Nature is perfect

Thursday, November 1, 2007

Evening in the McKenzie (5)

White clouds stretch blue sky
While green waters lap the shore
In this rainbow world