Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Haiku of the day ~ The candle

The candle
    to dispel the night
        gives its life. 

Friday, February 23, 2018

Haiku of the Day ~ Bitter cold morning;

Bitter cold morning;
    Smudge pots blackening the sky
        of my father's youth.

Thursday, January 04, 2018

Haiku of the Day ~ In the afternoon;

In the afternoon;
    winter in California;
        Margarita time!

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Haiku of the Day ~ Atop the old pine

Atop the old pine
    Turkey Vultures sun themselves
        in the morning sun.  

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Haiku of the Day ~ Overhead I hear

Overhead I hear
        the drone of helicopters;
    the hills are burning!

Friday, December 01, 2017

Haiku of the Day ~ Morning dew below

Morning dew below
    saffron colored skies above
        the cat beside me. 

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Haiku of the Day ~ Beside the window

Beside the window
    gold sunlight illuminates
        a napping Ragdoll.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Haiku of the Day ~ The cat listens to

The cat listens to
    the rhythmic sound of raindrops
        against the window. 

Friday, November 03, 2017

Haiku of the Day ~ After the dawn rain

After the dawn rain
    the livid clouds give way to 
        periwinkle skies.

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Haiku of the Day ~ November morning

November morning, 
    palm trees bathed in leaden light,
        waiting on the rain.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Haiku of the Day ~ Three-thirty A.M.

Three-thirty A.M.
    the steady ostinato 

Monday, October 30, 2017

Haiku of the day ~ Fog hugs the valley,

Fog hugs the valley,
    bluegray clouds top the mountains; 
        San Gabriel blues. 

Fog hugs the valley,
   bluegray clouds top the mountains.
        Dawn: cold and silent.