Sunday, January 31, 2010

Equalization 3

Sturdy little craft
Ropes to join, bind, bond and tie
A bucket to bail

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Banff Springs Hotel 2 *

Warm interior
The summer of our content
Rough exterior

Friday, January 29, 2010

Town Hall Fountain *

A fine mist released
Toward branches with buds on tips
Metalical spring

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Sting Ray *

In calm clear lagoon
A ray flies through the water
Undulating wings

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Iris 1 *

The Iris (3)
Buttery delight
Devil-may-care exuberance
In frilled petticoats

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Equalization 18

On our long journey
Across expansive vistas
Of sand, sea and sky

Monday, January 25, 2010

Banff National Park 10 *

In shadowed grandeur
Upon peaks above tree line
I gaze with wide eyes

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Christchurch Art Gallery *

This wavy building
Seems unsteady on its feet
Drunken dilemma

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Cloud 6

Who knows why the clouds
Express myriads of shapes
Each glance different

Friday, January 22, 2010

Irwell Goblin 2

The Iris (27)
In her finery
A lady of dignity
Aloof yet charming

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Equalization 2

Anchored in the cove
The boat is trim and ready
Come aboard, let’s go

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Banff National Park 15 *

Sugar dusted firs
Close by a gurgling stream
I breath the crisp air

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Avon Boatman *

Punt-man turns his craft
Deft strokes make manageable
Thrust in time saves nine

Monday, January 18, 2010

Bridge 1 *

A bridge to somewhere
Years of planning and labor
Ceaseless tide ebbs, flows

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Irwell Goblin

The Iris (1)
Fresh as the morning
Graceful, she shares her beauty
Our pleasure my dear

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Apollo Bay Lobster Pots *

Wicker and wire
Ready for tomorrow’s work
Rusted from long use

Friday, January 15, 2010

Banff Springs Hotel 1 *

Roughing it tonight
On trail to high adventure
This is our base camp

Thursday, January 14, 2010

City Tram 2 *

Clang, clanging trolley
Enters the intersection
Pay attention, please

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Sunrise Reflection

Puddle on the street
Does not intend to reflect
Yet the color glows

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Hot Fudge 2 *

Hot fudge.
Hiding a secret
Demure in her privacy
Maid more attractive

Monday, January 11, 2010

Equalization 4

Floating over grass
Graceful flutterbys in flight
In all their glory

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Banff National Park 4 *

Wonder to my eyes
Alpenglow in the Rockies
Shiver of delight

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Town Hall *

Some tall and short ghosts
Hover near chatting diners
Perhaps smell beckons

Friday, January 8, 2010

Harbor 1 *

A scant breath of air
Neath the burnt hills of summer
The bay is quiet

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Hot Fudge 1 *

The Iris (23)
Chocolate petals
With vanilla for contrast
My eyes eat you up

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Equalization 16

Boats tied to the pier
The day’s fishing is over
Again, tomorrow?

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Glass Grass

Icicle chopsticks
In a jumble on the ground
Let's get some hot soup

Monday, January 4, 2010

Taylor’s Mistake *

As waves wash the shore
We picnic on high parched bluffs
There’s no mistake here

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Little Red Tug 1 *

Brave little tug boat
On your way to the next job
One task at a time

Saturday, January 2, 2010

Dutch Glory *

Dutch Glory.
Fair yellow damsel
Debutante at royal ball
Curtseys with aplomb

Friday, January 1, 2010

Happy New Year *

Rosy cheeked urchins
Wish you a happy New Year
Victorian charm