Thursday, 30 August 2007

Got the title done, time for a break...

this time I'll finish
on time and...

Monday, 27 August 2007

I'll Just Do More Research. Yeah, That's What I'll Do.

Inspiration wilts
in the blinding glare of the
waiting blank white page.

Sunday, 26 August 2007


Though a deadline looms,
the urge to jump on Facebook
takes priority.

Saturday, 25 August 2007


Our new theme (courtesy of Kelly) is Procrastination. You have until midnight of Wednesday, September 5 to postpone, lag, delay, loiter, defer, shelve, prolong, and filibuster.

Wednesday, 22 August 2007


Garbed in rivulets
of water, modern Venus
rises from the sea.

Monday, 20 August 2007

About a buoy

he rocks his own boat
making waves while the sun sprays
diamonds on the lake

More fish tales

My toddler sister
drops her line, grins, and hauls forth
a leering catfish.

Sunday, 19 August 2007

Blue Birds

Blue Birds Flying High
River Running to the Sea
Oar in, oar out, oar

Saturday, 18 August 2007


There was definitely an aquatic thread running through the Summer theme, so we're going to continue, with Water as our new theme. And, like water, you can be as big as the ocean, or as delicately small as a teardrop. Deadline is Friday, August 24.

Friday, 17 August 2007

Endless Sky, Endless Water

Graceful as a bird,
the canoe glides on the lake
through reflected clouds

What was I thinking?

I start to regret
the poolside as exposed limbs
turn a telltale red.

Sounds of summer

Dad's signature cast,
launched with a pop! zing! splash!, tempts
Rosseau's smallmouth bass.

Thursday, 16 August 2007

is it hot out here or is it carbon dioxide emissions-based environmental damage?

the endless summer
no longer a wishful dream
climate change, baby


Sun could be shining
rays of pure gold. Wouldn't know.
Stuck inside working

FLASH Haiku: Summer

Our new theme is Summer, and, since it's a Flash Haiku, you have only 48 hours to write. So, time to quickly muster your thoughts and think of all that the season brings, be it good (sunshine, swimming in lakes, long days) and/or not so good (mosquitoes, heatwaves, allergies). Deadline is midnight, Friday August 17.

Wednesday, 8 August 2007

Hide and seek

Stifling giggles, the
children take turns peeking from
behind the tombstones.

Tuesday, 7 August 2007

Shortened to Hopeless, Then Became Bob

As children do, he
copied his Dad, introduced
himself: Hope, Leslie.

Wednesday, 1 August 2007

the hip hop rabbit is Chuck B

'cause he hopes along
the illiterate bunny
is called Cassidy