Saturday, August 31, 2013

Buddhas 14

Buddhas (14)
To make a Buddha
Innumerable kalpas
Must pass for the present

Friday, August 30, 2013

Petticoat Lane

Rhododendron Petticoat lane
Extended family
Brothers, sisters, cousins
All so pleased to meet you

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Hoy Ning

Flowing water
By tube and tape
Gets the job done

Ning was enjoying her shower! 
For the countryside can be hot and dusty. 
No doubt it felt good. 
Many people use a pan and just dump the water 
over their heads. ~ Karl

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Reflection 11

Ah, tranquility
Peaceful quiet of the now
We sit, still, entranced

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Moreaki Boulders 10

More Boulders (10)
Hi! Pleasure to meet you
Shall we stroll the beach
Away from the crowd?

Monday, August 26, 2013

Buddhas 12

Buddhas (12)
Countless forms
Have come unto life
Myriads have yet to appear

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Pseudochrysanthum 1

Rhododendron Pseudochrtsanthum 
Call us extroverted
Call us whimsical
But call us

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Dried Fish

Food for the masses
To make into a meal
And serve to each other

Friday, August 23, 2013


Habitat for fry
Denizens of the shallows
Tadpoles, mosquitoes

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Moreaki Boulders 9

More Boulders (9)
Hi Mildred
How’s the family?
Kids! Don’t go out too far!

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Buddhas 11

Buddhas (11)
Whatever our dress
We are one among many
The same and yet not

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Rosy Morn 2

Rhododendron Rosy morn (2)
Demure lassies
Have come to dance
And greet this morn

Monday, August 19, 2013

Catch of the Day

Sharp teeth
Not useful in death
Nor the eyes nor gills

Sunday, August 18, 2013


Tracks of tide and birds
Perhaps future fossils
Erased by next wave

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Moreaki Boulders 8

More Boulders (8)
We huddle enmass
Our tribe ready for battle
With encroaching waves

Friday, August 16, 2013

Buddhas 8

Buddhas (8)
Golden horde of men
Living a mindful life
Will share it with you

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Stead’s Best 1

Rhododendron Steads best (1)
In Sunday best
We have gathered
On holy ground

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Starfish Project

White flower attracts
It’s purpose to renew
Visitors from afar

Photograph taken at the Starfish Project ~ Karl

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Misty Morn 3

On misty mornings
When loon's 
mournful calls
Break the silence

Monday, August 12, 2013

Moreaki Boulders 7

More Boulders (7)
Some cluster in cliques
Others free from entanglements
To each their own

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Buddhas 4

Buddhas (4)
Alone in clearness
We share this life together
Soul community

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Stead’s Best

Rhododendron Steads best
Stand and deliver
In starched whites
Trumpet your glory

Friday, August 9, 2013

Fishing Village

The debris of humans
Who, facing forwards
Ignore what’s behind

These photographs taken near the Port of Sihanoukville. 
In this area many people live in the horrible conditions. ~ Karl

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Canal Fog 3

Calm and peaceful
Gators lurk in these waters
Keep your wits about

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Moreaki Boulders 6

More Boulders (6)
I’ll race you
Last one in
Is a moldy bolder

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Buddhas 3

Buddhas (3)
Ladder of Nirvana
Happens on the rung you stand
Begin where you are

Monday, August 5, 2013

Bow Bells 2

Rhododrendron Bow bells (2)
I’ve been pinked
Taken to a new realm
And beautified

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Fishing Village

Tide is out
Boat is ready
For next adventure

Ream National Park ~ Karl

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Harbor 4

Fog rolling in
Vision limited 
Best not set sail

Friday, August 2, 2013

Moreaki Boulders 5

More Boulders (5)
This room’s a mess
Clean up your act, Stoney
And put your toys away

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Kea 36

The Kea (36)
Bright sun
Icy blast
Feather coat