Catching Raindrops

As winter gray rules the sky, a young family walks quickly down the sidewalk, Anxious to retreat from looming rain. First drops make contact – mom’s footsteps quicken. Facinated by the fat splat to his forehead the toddler breaks the pace.

arms outstretched

palms skyward,
a new distraction

catching raindrops –
the razzle dazzle
of it all!

Pat R

1/01/2020

Shortest Day

As we drove home from our escape to the mountains this evening, we noted the throng of pedestrians walking onto the Brooklyn Bridge. The setting sun was the draw. That huge setting sun was a blaze of orange, just sitting at the waters edge. This made for specular views on approach to the bridge while driving. I have never noticed the sun this size before. Too busy not looking up, I guess. I’m not sure what caused it, but it was a sight to behold three days before Christmas!

a huge sun

lolls in evening sky-

shortest day

Pat R

12/22/19

Wicked Winds

wicked winds stir up

mundane dry leaves in the yard –

lively waves begin

 

Pat R

12/16/19

For Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge where the prompt words are Mundane & Wicked

Ronovan Writes #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #284 Wicked&Mundane

 

 

Soul Soothing

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the view up the creek
offers a beauty that dwells
in this bend of the creek
rhythm in the mountain air
unwavering – soul soothing

Pat R

12/13/19

For Tanka Tuesdays over at Colleen’s where the prompt words ard synonyms ot the words Give & Shake. I used “Offer & Waver”

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