Monday, January 31, 2011

The Rockies 1*

Though ground seems barren
We grow where we are planted
We are tenacious

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Railway Station 20

Ghost or an angel
Flies over railway castle
Fantasy at play

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Water Village 8

A village on stilts
A jumble of work ethics
It will do for now

Friday, January 28, 2011

Covered Bridge 2

Man builds his crossings
To get to the other side
Just like those chickens

Thursday, January 27, 2011

The Shotover Jet Boat

Bounce over the waves
Smile in the face of danger
Shake me to my bones

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Lake Louise 10*

My room is ready
But I have places to go
I will sleep later

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

St Paul’s Dunedin 7

Buttressed edifice
Community gathers in
Faith’s architecture

Monday, January 24, 2011

Water Village 7

Life on the river
Satellite dish and antennas
Bring other worlds here

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Horses 2*

In clear morning light
We attend to simple chores
Put our hands to work

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Queenstown Evening 1

Zeppelin cloud hovers
Over warmth of sun drenched hills
Time to moor the boat

Friday, January 21, 2011

Lake Louise 9*

A snow hazed backdrop
At theatre of the Rockies
Eyes give wild applause

Thursday, January 20, 2011

The Fortune Theatre

Let the play begin
Once a church, now a theatre
Built upon a rock

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Water Village 6

Sound of the outboard
Humid feel of tropic wind
Smell of salt water

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Cloud 22

Commissioned to paint
With fury’s wild abandon
Sky and clouds comply

Monday, January 17, 2011

Queenstown 5

Russet speaks of fall
Bare hills speak of adventure
Blue lake speaks of sky

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Lake Louise 8*

A mighty up thrust
By placid aqua waters
Tumult quiet now

Saturday, January 15, 2011

St Paul’s Dunedin 5

Mighty cathedral
Armada of religion
Flagship of the fleet

Friday, January 14, 2011

Water Village 5

Small business on stilts
We do what we have to do
To feed family

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Bridge 2*

We drive with the trust
That the bridge will not crumble
Peril of the sea

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Queenstown 4

Come, sit, stay a while
Enjoy the pleasures of us
We love our quaint home

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Lake Louise 7*

Here, mundane grandeur
Leaves a lasting memory
It is worth the trip

Monday, January 10, 2011

Dunedin Buildings 1

Measure for measure
And keep your level handy
Be true to the eye

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Water Village 3

Beneath swirling clouds
Boats stir up muddy waters
Waves splash to the shore

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Sunset 6

Rough upsurge of wind
Innocence gently floats on
Yin and yang of clouds

Friday, January 7, 2011

Queenstown 3

Colour filled spring growth
Seasons display their palette
Colourful buildings, too

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Banff Springs Hotel 6*

I’m waving to you
You probably can’t see me
Hello, anyways

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Robbie Burns

Word writ passionate
Poetic or biblical
Flows from the same source

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Rubbish Everywhere

Humans have been here
Somebody got a shovel?
We’ve got work to do

Monday, January 3, 2011

Misty Morning 1

Vacation Morning
Arise to a new found day
Right where I left it

Sunday, January 2, 2011

Looking South from Queenstown

Fantasy islands
A flotilla of mountains
Across steely lake

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Happy New Year

A day fresh and new
Like all the days gone before
And the ones to come