Saturday, March 31, 2012

Ducklings 5

Yon clutch of ducklings
Moves away from busy road
To greener pastures

Friday, March 30, 2012

Boletes 3

Twisting, turning growth
Risen from the dampened earth
Succulent mushroom

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Nice Wheels

Shiny, sleek and swift
Helen’s got places to go
And wheels to get there

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Takeo Province

Scudding skies portend
With ominous foreboding
The onset of rain

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Monarch

Flags of two peoples
United States, Canada
We vie together


Monday, March 26, 2012

Daffodils 7

Evidence of spring
With delicate daffodils
Before leaves arrive

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Boletes 2

What big lips you have
Better to eat you my dear
Or you will eat me

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Daybreak

I wandered lonely
Across the vast horizon
Waves lapping my feet

Friday, March 23, 2012

Kamport Province

Still carrying wood
With modern transportation
Carry water too

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Cloud 49

I see hidden forms
Puppy dog with it’s tongue out
Idle fantasy

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Ducklings 6

Look about children
Look for new green sprouts to eat
To make spring salad

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Spring *

Earth renews itself
Burgeoning on hill and dale
The sweet smell of spring

Monday, March 19, 2012

Autumn's Here

In the gentle flow
Passengers glide down the stream
Not soon forgotten

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Kamport

It is all the same
Sometimes I ride, sometimes walk
I’m going places

Saturday, March 17, 2012

St. Patricks Day *

Sure and begorra
Well if it isn’t himself
Top o’ tha mornin’

Friday, March 16, 2012

Franz Josef Glacier

The freezer is packed
Ice cubes ready for you
What are you drinking?

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Ides of March *

With silv’ry daggers
Gang violence long ago
Political blitz

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Echinacea

Yellow umbrellas
Parasols for the creatures
In yon bosky dell

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Chinese Grave

Now we give respect
To our honoured ancestors
And honor our selves

Monday, March 12, 2012

Cemetery 4

In the quiet shade
After the long day’s struggle
I rest in peace

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Daylight Savings Time *

Using our own hands
We set the time we live by
Arbitrary us

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Boletes 1

Wearing a helmet
Rising to the occasion
Parade has begun

Friday, March 9, 2012

Oak Leaf

Leaf stuck in the mud
Brilliant crimson, dark veined
Eklof in Swedish

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Champa Flower

National flower
Red plumeria alba
Not moron, oxy

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Sunset 13

Fire in the sky
Blazes without burning trees
Turns the day to ash

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown 23

Japanese garden
Of water and rocks, trees, snow
The Zen of it all

Monday, March 5, 2012

Basket Fungi

We happened upon
With surprise and sense of awe
Delicate structure

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Michelangelo *


With deft chisel strokes
Or skillful use of paintbrush
Art is created

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Sovann Machar Dance

When monkey dances
All must move in rhythmic sway
Lest Gods be disturbed

Friday, March 2, 2012

River Bridge

As rustling river
Splashes over smoothed boulders
Hop from stone to stone

Thursday, March 1, 2012

55 Fox Glacier 4

Cool blue ice belies
Chasm of sudden danger
Death for unwary