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Recovery Haiku


Jet lag drags me down From flying high amongst clouds Tinted sunset pink. Voicemail, email, and Urgent to-do’s pile my desk; Vacation’s harvest. Workshops and meetings – Professional conference – Ideas fill rooms. Now’s the hardest part: Implement and recreate … Continue reading

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Flight Haiku


High above the clouds Cumulonimbus reflects Sun shining above.

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Countdown Haiku


Getting my tasks done Before starting vacation – Herculean job! Flying on jet plane Countdown to exotic trip – Hot destination. Long layover in Worst rated airport – food desert. Sleeping near my gate. Reunion with friends Combined with new … Continue reading

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Renaissance Haiku


Dust rising on air – Breezes carry scent of meat. Essence of the Fest. My lord, my lady, Sir, or Mistress, “Good morrow!” Hawkers cry out wares. Circlet of flowers On my head with dragonfly; Nature’s regal crown. Amber tinted … Continue reading

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Cat Haiku


I’m welcomed home by Something horked up by my cat; Why must you do this? Sharp claws dig into Soft flesh of thigh as she purrs. Inscrutable gaze. My world is so wide; Traveling across the sea. Yours is four … Continue reading

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State Fair Haiku


Knee pain from walking, Sweat-drenched from oppressive heat; Fun at the state fair. Lil Bub, Henri and Grumpy Cat make me say “aww!” Seen at #catvidfest. Passing all these cars – Must check my speedometer. I am not speeding. . … Continue reading

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Letter From Fred


A Letter from Fred is a documentary about a 96 year old man who entered a singer-songwriter contest sponsored by a music studio. His wife of 70+ years had died shortly before, and his entry was a love letter to … Continue reading

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Too Much Fun Haiku


Loving family Visit with seven children; How does she do it? Cool aquarium, Awesome zoo and busy mall – these are what we do. Recovering from having so much fun means I need more weekend time! Summer gone so soon; … Continue reading

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Airplane Haiku


Herons and eagles, Conveyed by lofty breezes – Boeings and Cessnas. Look up, commuters! Flying behemoth of steel. Floating on zephyrs. So close I could touch Smooth metal belly of beast, Plane roaring above. Hobbyists’ aircraft Buzzing roof of apartment, … Continue reading

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Grateful Haiku


People to see and Assignments to accomplish Grateful for my job. Special projects teach Workplace culture to new staff Job’s microcosm. County Fair begins Soon; Library featured there. T-shirts, stools, and shifts. End of busy week- No meetings or service … Continue reading

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