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
Nostalgia Express

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Veteran's Day *

We stiffly salute
Honoring the fallen ones
Bravely gave their all

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Sunset 3

Dramatic sunset
No ticket, just stop and watch
New show ev’ry night

Monday, November 9, 2009

Maggie Barry 4 *

Called upon to shine
She rose to the occasion
You may take your bow

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Keas 5 *

Yes, we do use tools
We’re pretty adept at it
You could learn from us

Saturday, November 7, 2009

Mona Vale Gardens 4 *

Greenery on banks
As we paddle to the bridge
Under? Duck your heads

Friday, November 6, 2009

Autumn 2008 12

Rise up to the sky
At the last breath of autumn
Gold leaves exhaled down

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Ibis 1 *

A flock of Ibis
On the banks of muddy pond
Not the muddy Nile

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Moody Blues 1

Moody Blues. (1)
Pale pink-violet
Among many bright red buds
Beguiling bouquet

Moody Blues 1 *

Pale pink-violet
Among many bright red buds
Beguiling bouquet

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Keas 26 *

Landing gear is down
My approach is right on course
No luggage this flight

Monday, November 2, 2009

Town Hall Fountain *

Splashing water sprays
Bursts forth from long thin pipettes
Hear water music

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Autumn 2008 1

The trees are aflame
'neath swift moving clouds on high
By chilled green water