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Spring haiku

Despite a last snap of winter’s teeth and a flurry of snow on the weekend, the first day of spring is definitely very springy!

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Revelation

In response to Eugi’s weekly prompt, “August“, and also inspired by VJ’s daffodils:20200805_084011

On the western front of winter,
at the eastern edge of spring
A seal of frost is broken…

Come and See:
they have risen,
haloed in gold. Continue reading

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winter spell

A riddle in rhyme, in response to Eugi’s weekly prompt, “magic”. What are the Orb, Staff and Crown? 

Take the Orb, the Staff, the Crown,
bury them, shallow, in the ground. Continue reading

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Raspberry canes

Ten bare sticks lie
across my hand Continue reading

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pobblebonk

I was digging in my garden on Sunday to plant some more bulbs (mostly oriental lilies) and turned up this: Continue reading

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Jubilate lilium

Let there be lilies Continue reading

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burying the evidence (what problem? I don’t have a problem…)

I sneak out while no one is looking,
bulging paper bags
(the evidence of my addiction),
tucked under my coat. Continue reading

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