Friday, April 30, 2010

Arbor Day*

Plant a tree today
Something good for Mother Earth
Take my own advice

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Old Christchurch

This ship of banking
Sails on the waves of finance
Go forth and prosper

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Storm 3

This frothy grey sky
Twists and turns of wind and cloud
Draws my attention

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Lady Fayre*

The Iris (14)
Purple escutcheon
Desire for nobility
By grace you have it

Monday, April 26, 2010

Black Butterfly Fish

Fling fish confetti
Upon the aqua waters
Celebrate the day

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Daffodils 2

White pinwheels on sticks
Spin around their yellow centers
For a child’s delight

Saturday, April 24, 2010

John Robert Godley*

Memorial wreath
Colony’s founding father
Did his work and left

Friday, April 23, 2010

Harbor 6*

Lithe fingers of fog
Creeping over the brown hills
Gripping the warm land

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Earth Day*

The world in our hands
Not a pit stop but our home
Love her tender, please

Photo Credit
Graphics Hunt

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Sea World Shark

A speckled menace
For those upon my radar
There is no escape

Tuesday, April 20, 2010


The choir enrobed
Sing Easter proclamations
Joyful harmony

Monday, April 19, 2010

City Tram*

Here comes the trolley
Careful, stay behind the curb
Yes mother, I will

Sunday, April 18, 2010


Plow through the river
Churning up some mighty waves
Sturdy boat at work

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Sun Worshipper*

Sun worshiper
Soaring to the Sun
Wings lift up the yearning heart
Roots cling to the ground

Friday, April 16, 2010

Sea World 108

Two smaller tenders
Escorts to a carrier
Ready for warfare

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Ducklings 15

Not too far ahead
We will jump into the pond
Last one is a frog

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Diners in the Square*

On bright sunny days
Cosmopolitan city
Sits down for a bite

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Cloud 17

Panoply of dreams
Myriad of shapes and hues
Somnambulant skies

Monday, April 12, 2010

Iris 4*

The blues in pastel
Jazz ensemble in full swing
Toe tappin' music

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Sea World 189

This sleek torpedo
On target like an arrow
Sure to hit its mark

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Daffodils 14

Sturdy marching band
Playing tunes we all enjoy
Thrill as they go by

Friday, April 9, 2010

Old Chamber of Commerce*

This stately manor
Housed business of the city
Moved to new quarters

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Hopewell 2*

Among flower pots
There’s a tall bear in hiding
Peek a boo, see you

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Blue Iris*

Freshened by the rain
Coolness of the darkened sky
Softness of the breeze

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Tropical Fish

Around the corals
I live and have my being
Color me pretty

Monday, April 5, 2010

Daffodils 1

Sunshine yellow lads
Swaying in the gentle breeze
Herald spring has come

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Bridge over the Avon*

Pleasant morning stroll
There’s no traffic on the bridge
Must be a Sunday

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Sunrise 3

Tall feather duster
Beginning the day’s cleaning
Make the morning fresh

Friday, April 2, 2010

Iris 2*

The Iris (22)
A flock of Iris
Swoop down over the grasses
Airy gathering

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Equalization 1

Red leaves and grasses
Manipulated textures
Pattern intrigues