The Leaves of September Haiku

September 13, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Curling autumn leaves Slumbering on worn brick wall In a dorm annex
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Breakfast with a Friend

September 08, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
She likes to meet once a week to catch up on political news sharing and current novel reading. Most times we breakfast at a local diner, but sometimes we become more extravagant and choose a fancier spot where flowers adorn the tables and tiny lights are strung on the planters outside the restaurant. Morning September light is lovely, catching shad...
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Coney Island Aquarium

September 04, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Aquariums are interesting places to visit -- seals and pelicans, penguins and fish. Feeding time brings out the best for moments when a seal gobbles a fish. Gulp! Creatures in captivity, and we are captive to watch.
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Hockey

August 23, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
A fast game. Blades on ice. Long curving sticks with flat extensions. Lots of whirling and swirling about, after a tiny black disc. And then there is the lonely goalie, who crouches and defends. War on ice. Thankfully all well padded with sticks seeking to make contact with the slithering black disc.
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Oxalis Blooming

August 20, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
A recent present of this beautiful plant, oxalis, surprised me with early blooms and buds. Sitting on a windowsill, with other plants and objects, I assumed that the "lucky clover" leaves represented the plant. I was not expecting flowers. I spied them when watering the plant this morning and, of course, rushed to take pictures to commemorate this...
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