Tag Archives: nature

Yellow River

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old man standing
in the middle of the night-
yellow moon river

Standing looking at the nearly full moon last night I thought of this and the old joke. It is a book title called.

“Yellow River” by I. P. Daily

Ambulance

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red and blue
lights reflect in puddle-
wailing child

To those who read my blog:

My family has not suffered any difficulty not did I see an accident. I was near a hospital as an ambulance drove by. As I saw the lights in a puddle I thought about how the sight of an ambulance is a reminder of the fragility of life.

Dog Farts

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silent meditation
slowly counting breaths-
the dog farts

Today while meditating our dog Dax decided to test my concentration. When she has to go she will let us know by noxious gas alarms. My sitting meditation became a walking the dog meditation.

Journey

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sun rises as
life bursts forth-
first step on journey

Dedicated to my darling wife who on this day gave birth to our daughter Ava.

Apple trees

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apple trees
blossoming soon-
last snow flurries

This week has been crazy weather wise and today we have snow flurries. Odd to see buds sprouting forth and verdant fields was snow falling

Robin shell

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crushed blue shell
floating on the puddle-
western breeze

Walking along I spotted a blue egg shell floating on the puddles from last nights storm. The albumen and yolk combining with twigs and other detritus. The little Robin (to be) will not “become” this time.

Angry Spiders

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window washers
hanging ten stories up-
spider starts anew

As I watch the window washers I think about the spiders that built there webs up there and how upset they must be. But they will start again and rebuild as soon as the washers move on. This is the attitude we must take when life deals us hardship.

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