Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown 13

How are you, Bobby?
Not bad, Fred. And how’s the wife?
She’s off with the girls

Monday, January 30, 2012

Earth Stars 7

Seven pointed star
Covered up its raison d'etre
Making more earth stars

Sunday, January 29, 2012

More Russell Lupines 11

Soft burst of lupines
Explodes in hues of purple
Soundless fireworks

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Krot Dance

Symbolic costumes
We have chosen our weapons
Enemy is our self

Friday, January 27, 2012

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

LinkCome play us a tune
A whimsy on harpsichord
To delight our minds

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Snow Lake Tekapo

Snow coats the bushes
The grass, the rocks and the hills
Snow melts on the lake

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Earth Stars 11

Peridium splits
Thick flesh opens to reveal
Heart of the matter

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Calla Lily

The stamen invites
Visitors to the vortex
With hidden purpose

Monday, January 23, 2012

Chinese New Year

Light firecrackers
To scare away the dragons
At least for today

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Barns 2

In days long ago
When barns like these were needed
The thirst for gold reigned

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Mitre Peak

Magnificent peak
I wish to look, not climb
Delight to mine eyes

Friday, January 20, 2012

Fairy Bonnets

We’ve been productive
Each of us seeks space to grow
Little room to mush

Thursday, January 19, 2012


Like Bottle-brush trees
These New Zealand Christmas trees
Nature gives a gift

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Joun Por Dance

Mindful attention
When we’re performing Joun Por
Is to be balanced

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Ben Franklin

A renaissance man
Born from humble beginnings

Monday, January 16, 2012

Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown 3

Water is low my friends
Must be a leak in the lake
Where is that Dutch boy?

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Worms' Eye View

Aluminum stools
For toads wandering down paths
Through the forest glen

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Footprints in the Sand

Troglodytes walked here
Down to the shore from dank caves
To bathe in the sea

Friday, January 13, 2012

Sovann Machar Dance

Evoking the gods
She dances with grace and style
Enlivening soul

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Cloud 36

Apparitions fly
Across the blue noonday sky
Did you see them too?

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Winter’s Peal

Ring the bell, me lad
Foretell the advent coming
Bring good cheer to all

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Basket Fungi

In the damp soil
Grows intricate beauty
Fairies have been here

Monday, January 9, 2012

More Mt Cook Lilies

Soft luster beauties
This triangle of lilies
With a few extra

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Elvis Presley

Meteoric rise
Every one knew his name
Gone too soon, too young

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Cove 13

Rough glacial debris
Strewn amidst low clinging scrub
Wind blown escarpment

Friday, January 6, 2012

Franz Josef Glacier

Ice of the ages
Soon only a memory
Enjoy while it lasts

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Fly Agaric 5

Something fell on me
Would you brush that off my head?
I’d be so grateful

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

I'm Holding On!

We’re ready for thrills
Go once more into the breach
Maybe once again

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Kep Mountain

Carrying the sticks
For a specific purpose
Soon will fetch water

Monday, January 2, 2012

Sunrise 16

Clouds above the earth
Embraced with the morning light
Soft breeze on my skin

Sunday, January 1, 2012

New Year’s Day

Dawn comes on tiptoes
Today is no different
Yet it seems special