Saturday, April 30, 2011

St Josephs Cathedral 1

Intricate design
Put together to impress
Come in anyway

Friday, April 29, 2011

Arbor Day*

Rise up mighty trees
Cover the earth with aplomb
Or plums if you care

Photo Credit

Arbor Day is not like other holidays.
Each of those reposes on the past,
While Arbor Day proposes for the future.
- J. Sterling Morton

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Cloud 15

Across the vast sky
One cloud chases another
With no end in sight

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

On a Blue Lake

Waves on blue waters
Echo the passing ferry
For a little while

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Daffodils 4

Bright orange trumpet
Blares in the morning sun
Spring’s early fanfare

Monday, April 25, 2011

Chinese Garden Dunedin

The Pai Lou gateway
Entrance of Ming dynasty
To scholar’s garden

Sunday, April 24, 2011


True form of worship
Is not to seek for ourselves
But to help others

Saturday, April 23, 2011

William Shakespeare Day*

The scribe having writ
Scribbles words needed to fit
What the page permits

Friday, April 22, 2011

Earth Day*

LinkGather ye hearts
And put our hands to work
Earth is our temple

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Ducklings 8

Come, come little ones
Places to go, things to learn
Peep, peep, peep, peep, peep

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Chinese Garden Dunedin 2

Whilst black night surrounds
Chinese gate in the spotlight
Gives path to follow

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Kampong Chhang Province

Under placid skies
Farmers labor is constant
Food for a nation

Monday, April 18, 2011


The three of us pause
In shadow I see my self
Camera in hand

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Queenstown Bay 4

Child holds the railing
Pleasure craft lie at anchor
A moment captured

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Daffodil 4

Duties to perform
We gather in morning light
Can you see through us?

Friday, April 15, 2011

Leonardo Da Vinci

This polytalent
Expressed creativity
True renaissance man

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Kampong Thom

Age but a number
Experience of these eyes
They have seen so much

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Sunset 8

A paradise found
Doing what I am doing
Where I find my self

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

TSS Earnslaw 4

‘Neath brilliant blue skies
I wade into rippling lake
OOH that water’s cold

Monday, April 11, 2011

Ducklings 13

What’s that over there?
It has caught our interest
Just something moving

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Chinese Garden Dunedin 1

Lions at the gate
Guard the entrance to heaven
Oh, you can go in

Saturday, April 9, 2011


With formal poses
Ritual dance performed
Respecting tradition

Friday, April 8, 2011

Ponce de Leon Day*

Searching for gold and
Elusive fountain of youth
Brought smallpox, measles

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Crystal Waters

In the cool morning
I walk beside crystal waters
The ducks want breakfast

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Daffodil 3

Won’t you look at me?
I stand in all my glory
I’m perfect, can’t you see?

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Stuart Street 1

Set your parking brake
Lest you roll down avenue
Waving to the crowds

Monday, April 4, 2011

Occhouteal Beach

Just another puff
Fill my lungs with the flavor
Of burnt tobacco

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Palms 3

Standing tall, erect
Palms are marching down the street
Salute as they pass

Saturday, April 2, 2011

H C Andersen Birthday*

While match girl shivers
And duckling may be ugly
Red shoes keep dancing

Friday, April 1, 2011

April Fools Day*

Pull a prank today
On some unsuspecting fool
If you know any