Category: Seasons

The York, Maine Haiku

August 5th Anniversary of our reacquainting   Sea, sky, air white-grey At eventide, all at once, Ruffled clouds like seafoam   Agamenticus:* Hilly place, York, Maine River Heron unmoving   Adirondack chairs Lined up like ancient gravestones But no residents   Five white boats, one blue, Slowly shift in moving tides Moored by rainy skies   *Agamenticus, the name given…

Haikus! continued…

THIRTEENNow the maple leafsRecovered from days of galesBlowing red buds off FOURTEENRain in a dry spellRemembering the low pondsIs worth a gray day FIFTEENIf I had a catI would give him hearth and milkAnd I have. I do. SIXTEENPoetry can sayWithout saying, or sayingElsewise than you thought SEVENTEENDeer ate red tulips.Do they taste like strawberries?Yellow ones remain EIGHTEENFeathery greeningSlowly, across…

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