Since yesterday I learned about a haibun, today – without a prompt even – I attempt my first tanka: 5, 7, 5, 7, 7 syllables per each of the five lines. Before they get the idea. And the photos are from a lovely walk yesterday. … Continue reading Day 13: Best friend
Challenge 2: “Write a poem that plays with voice.” This one turned out more dramatic than poetic. Sorry. The voices won over. Just another day in Maremma Girl: That olive tree. Was it always this thick? It’s as if… as if it had eyes. Olive … Continue reading Day two: Drama
There is a time and a place and sometimes they come together just right. Here are some of those. I’ve encountered a problem with this WordPress theme, Edda, no matter how much I love it otherwise: the captions are too little no matter what I … Continue reading WPC: Favourite place, or is it time?
Today pictures and captions tell almost all the story. These cats were photographed on many different occasions since last September until today. All seem to reside on #19. In the meantime the young ones have grown. Much fun in determining who has become who. In … Continue reading WPC: The story of dog walking
Before we sink too deep into March, here is last year’s in proverbial twelve pictures for my Calendar 2017 in the making. It was not spent far away from home, just as February wasn’t. (Whereas January was all over the place.) But I don’t need … Continue reading March 2017
For my friend’s birthday, memories of Croatian island Krk where she hosted us three years ago. Today celebrates my friend who I know since birth. Our parents were good friends and we had no choice but to go through early life together. Especially good times … Continue reading Happy birthday, dear Nicky!
Today was a fairy-tale morning in Maremma. Hard to believe but the worlds are becoming one. It started to snow last night around 9 and at 8 am I ventured out in the weak sun to capture what I knew would be history by lunch: … Continue reading Disturbance in the force