Category Archives: Trees

A Matter Of Perspective

  I slid open the drapes that concealed the doors to the deck and looked out at what I termed a sorry excuse for a morning. It was ugly. A fog hung in the air only adding to the gloom. … Continue reading

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Spring Haiku

Such a little thing Small red buds upon a twig Springtime has begun

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A Christmas Trilogy Part III

The Greatest Ever Christmas Tree Part III Ruckus The man with a puzzled look Turned and then a few steps took Until in front of Hoot he stood And with all the control he could Said “Hoot, I know I’m … Continue reading

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A Christmas Trilogy Part II

The Greatest Ever Christmas Tree Part II Toothpick From the brush there came a rustle And the bunny with a hustle Hopped to Hoot and quickly said I found him but I ran ahead Tell your friend, do not dismay … Continue reading

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A Christmas Trilogy Part I

For several years at Christmas, my wife’s aunt and I would pick a joke gift for each other and write a poem about it. One year, I found a set of three hand puppets, an owl, a beaver, and a … Continue reading

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Frosty Morn Haiku

Wood smoke scents the air Brown leaves skitter to the ground Autumn takes a bow  

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Eulogy To Summer

  The trees are naked now Branches shiver in the wind Bold strokes of orange Paint the purple sky Brittle grasses cling together Backs turned to the chill Like monks at prayer Clad in cloaks of brown Landscapes in decline … Continue reading

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Golden Haiku

Autumn raining down Foliage adorns my yard Turning lawn to gold The birches are always the first to go.  The oaks and maples won’t be far behind.

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Autumn In The Woods

  If you want to live in Maine, you had better like trees. And I do.  I love them through every season.  They are so expressive in how they present themselves.  Never satisfied with how they look, they constantly update … Continue reading

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Autumn Haiku

 Birches always first To grasp the hand of Autumn Flaunt their leaves of gold

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