Thursday, December 31, 2009

Blue Moon *

Once in a blue moon
A cow will do some jumping
Maybe more often

For a Nanci Griffith song
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Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Canterbury Museum *

Come within these walls
Find a realm to discover
Take with you what learned

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Cloud 8

It was just a dream
When I flew across the sky
Yearning to be free

Monday, December 28, 2009

Iris 2 *

The Iris (21)
Frail petals take wing
Flutter over verdant grass
Float in airy breeze

Sunday, December 27, 2009

Equalization 7

The farm in the dell
There’s plenty of work to do
Now, let’s get to it

Saturday, December 26, 2009

Icing on the Cake

Cinnamon frosting
On a gift left in the woods
Iced by nature’s breath

Friday, December 25, 2009

Christmas Present *

Tiny Tim once said,
“God bless us all, every one.”
Not one denied grace

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Blue House *

With waxy crayons
She fills her colouring book
Careful of the lines

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Blue Iris *

The Iris.
Delicate and demure
You astonish me always
Exuberant life

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Equalization Filter

Through the morning mist
Mountains come down to the sea
Dipping their toes, perhaps

Monday, December 21, 2009

Frosty Morning 13

Winter spaghetti
Iced until it's al fresco
Mmm, mama mia

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Autumn 14

Autumn’s blazing trees
Of yellow, gold and orange
Amaze jaded eyes

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Sunset 24

Lusty blooded sky
Puts a cap on the day’s work
A sailor’s delight

Friday, December 18, 2009

Iris *

The Iris (24)
Doey eyed beauty
Soft magenta blooming bright
Let me count the ways

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Keas 6 *

Here on rocky tor
Ruler of all I survey
Mine for the taking

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

City Trams 2 *

Ready to travel
You are welcome to join us
Down main street and side

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Autumn 5

Fading light of day
My eyes have seen the glory
Illumined golden trees

Monday, December 14, 2009

Amicalola Falls 8 *

Coursing down the slope
Water splashes the granite
Bathes the mossy crags

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Irwell Goblin

Gorgeous violet
Enhances a frilly gown
Shall we dance, my dear?

Saturday, December 12, 2009

The Kea 1 *

A hint of colour
Hidden neath a dull cover
Wait till you see this!

Friday, December 11, 2009

Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament *

Stand on hallowed ground
A place of peace and good will
For all to enter

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Otago 10 *

Cold water laps at the shore
Fog on the mountains
Fancy a cuppa?

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Cloud 5

Come you summer rains
And wash the fertile valley
The crops await you

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Lady Friend *

Crisp crinkled edges
Adorn the dark pink petals
Vibrant orange tongue

Monday, December 7, 2009

Keas *

Oh, never mind him
He’s just a shadow of me
In the scheme of things

Sunday, December 6, 2009

The Chalice *

Silver metalwork
Leaves riveted together

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Autumn 2008 4

A horse drawn wagon
Has traveled this rustic lane
Headed to the past

Friday, December 4, 2009

Cove 2 *

On bedrock I stand
Gazing far across the sea
Tides wait for no one

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Thursday, December 3, 2009

New Moon *

Yellow ice cream cone
With hints of strawberry sauce
A treat for my eyes

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Keas 4 *

High on this mountain
We will make our humble home
Raise a family

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

The Square *

Crinolined lady
Attracts many visitors
Fashion curious

Monday, November 30, 2009

Storm 2

Incessant winds blow
Dark sky unleashes fury
Need to find shelter

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Typhoon 2 *

Typhoon. (1)
Freshened by shower
Shakes off the wet like a cat
Now purrs in our ears

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Keas 31 *

We’ve achieved lift off
Settle in for a good flight
Snacks will be served soon

Friday, November 27, 2009

Cathedral Spire *

Soaring to the sky
As if to pierce the heavens
At least once a week

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Thanksgiving *

Gather together
Humbly ask for the blessing
Grateful for our friends

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Park 1

Hanging Spanish moss
Swaying in the sultry heat
I mop my forehead

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Sunny Honey 1 *

Sunny Honey. (1)
Harlequin surprise
Performs magic on the stage
Right before our eyes

Monday, November 23, 2009

Keas 7 *

We often butt heads
Means of communication
Gets our point across

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Avon Boatman 1 *

Half a dozen eggs
Floating in a wood carton
Soon they will scramble

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Autumn 2008 13

The hopes of spring past
Simmered in the summer sun
Falling to the ground

Friday, November 20, 2009

Cloud 4

Transmission of light
From a far and obscure place
Over power lines

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Orange Sunblaze 2 *

Orange Sunblaze. (2)
Glowing horizon
Sunset cloud swells in the East
Lightning and thunder

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Keas 30 *

Perhaps this is how
The letter V was conceived
Two make W

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Crown Plaza Hotel *

After long journey
We’ve found a place to bed down
Bit of luxury

Monday, November 16, 2009

Glacial Blue Waters *

Water is rising
Glacial flour fills the lake
Soothing for my eyes

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Graveyard 1

Amongst the cold stones
The vibrant colour of fall
This side of the grass

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Nancy Steen *

Trumpet of beauty
Delicate porcelain muse
Are you not perfect?

Friday, November 13, 2009

The Kea *

Are you all ready?
The show’s about to begin
Now, for my first act

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Christchurch Tram *

Hear the clanging bells
Look out Christchurch, here we come
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