Category Archives: Creative Writing

Haiku – for Warm Day

Oceanic The long afternoon Swaying nap ______ Airplanes drone Branches wind brushed Before rain ______ Sleep all day Birds singing close by Dreaming too ______ Rain all night Whispering gently Wet dark wet  

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______ Please lay still — A whole universe Is spinning ______

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Half-Winter Haiku

An old bear In hibernation Drift long time _____ One haiku Remembering all Branches weep ______ Throttle back This old engine’s gears Snow falls bright! ______ Old ink pot A drifted day too long –di-strac-tions ______ A white sky Bare … Continue reading

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FTAC (No! Not Here) — A Note About Art and Writing

My take on fine art may be different as I’ve dicked around and through at least three, with each bringing some milestones or returns. The creative writing ambition returned $20 from The North American Review. 🙂 In photography, I have … Continue reading

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On the Way to Winter . . . .

There once was a man who lived in a ‘hood And published as many blogs as he could One day he realized it was all too much too much And he returned to reading books And singing with his guitar … Continue reading

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Summer Haiku From a Journal, Hunter Hill, July 3, 2013 – 4:10 a.m.

Concentrate On the wind, lovely, Refreshing — Concentrate On the wind so strong So quiet

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Reading – Richard Adams – _The Girl in A Swing_

I’m sorry I marked the first paragraph of the first chapter of this old and deckle edged first edition, but even so slightly used, oh what a still magical and mysterious experience the reading remains. Adams’ work reminds: while a … Continue reading

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Resting Deep

I can feel it: this ain’t gonna be no nap. “If you had it to do over again . . . .” What if you do have it to do over again? This time without the brow beating, the screaming, … Continue reading

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Eating Chocolate, Sipping Coffee

Two days: no sales on the Amazon Kindle e-publishing adventure. 😦 I’ve read Nicholas Sparks, and I so do not wish to write that badly. Then too, I’m practically in Nora Roberts’ back yard — true: 30 minutes, if that, … Continue reading

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One Haiku

One haiku Three syllables, five, Then three

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Stones

A child’s wheelbarrow lay on its side in the yard. Above it, the white undersides of maple leaves shimmered through warped window glass, and the whole lawn lay bare in the spottled shade. The fight had started in the basement … Continue reading

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Old Stories

I’ve just posted four pieces of old short-short fiction. “Tandem”,   the last published, made it into The North American Review.   I’m too tired here to go hunting up the year, but I do recall being paid $20 for … Continue reading

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