Lazy Summer Evening

Respite from the blistering heat of another summer day where everything moves slowly, even the sun as it lingers on the horizon before it melts into the edge of the sea. High tide laps lazily against the boulders and Slate blue waves ripple in the sunset shimmer The schooner Zodiac plies slowly along in the … Continue reading Lazy Summer Evening

My evening

The kayak club cleared the beach with gusto heading out to dinner with friends, home, or even a vacation in Montana was announced with glee. He has a cabin in the sawtooth mountains where he plans to hike and relax for the last weeks of summer break. The dinner cruise droned by after a tour … Continue reading My evening

God’s Studio

Famed artist makes a local visit Splashing vivid tones across the landscape A dizzying array A wild frenzy A fantastic display Gradients and bold, bright hues Shades of pink and yellow, orange and blue Matching and contrasting Grass, trees and sky Filling my garden and pleasing my eye That glorious creator of color Blossoms and … Continue reading God’s Studio

Perfect Spring Morning

Blossoms and buds Awaken Brilliant red rhodie Perfect pink peony Bright blue rock seed Orange and yellow with purple splashes fill out spring’s palette Trills and tweets Twitters and sweet whistles Carrying tunes of joyful birds on wafts of morning breezes As they gather pieces of nesting treasures Coolness ahead of summer-like days Saltwater fragrances … Continue reading Perfect Spring Morning

Music of Spring

Finch plays her piccolo Flicker on percussion Robins join in soprano trills Hummingbird with her metronome Bees buzz in perfect harmony Sparrows round out the symphony in melodious notes Tones and tunes in perfect pitch Notes and measures played on queue All in praise of their maestro, conductor, creator The music of spring returns Pulling … Continue reading Music of Spring

Storybook cream puff clouds Playfully glide across the blue ribbon bay Bouncing off one another Playing hide and seek between the bulges of the islands Fishing trawler motors slowly into the harbor Engine grumbling toward the dock Tangled nets and a multitude of lines Attracting hungry seagulls with the promise of the remains of a … Continue reading

Spring’s Beauty Pageant

First up Early bloomer A real show stopper Last snowfall graces her pretty purple petals Her name is Crocus Hope of winter’s passing - Next up we have Tall and graceful with ruffled lace adorning her yellow head She sways in chilly breezes Often drenched in rain Bright sunny disposition never diminished Her name is … Continue reading Spring’s Beauty Pageant

Sense of Spring

Spring sees the snow capped mountains distant to the sea Spring looks like a beautiful gown of yellow buds on bright green leaves in deeply furrowed fields of daffodils Spring smells like fresh mowed grass and salty air Spring inhales the freshness of the breeze on her puffy clouds Spring tastes like honey and nectar … Continue reading Sense of Spring

KISS OF SPRING

Spring blew a kiss into the sky Winter caught it in her winds and blustered Spring sprinkled warm sunlight everywhere Winter tried to hide it with her puffed up clouds Spring poured sweet perfumes of fresh cut grass and daffodil blooms across the valley Winter inhaled and sneezed a cold breeze across her snow drenched … Continue reading KISS OF SPRING