A Seasonal Haiku
Faded summer blooms abound
Maple leaf glory
In my walks around the neighborhood, here in both Philadelphia, PA and Asbury Park, NJ, I see the glory of colorful, deciduous leaves which have changed from green to shades of brown, yellow and crimson. And the fading…
Gnawing sounds wafting through air
Chewed, chomped sapling bark
Precocious fawns and bunnies
Wildlife in urban garden
Copyright, Linda A. Robinson, September 2021
In response to HOH prompt for “chewed” on 9 September 2021
I live in a city of diverse neighborhoods, my ‘hood’ resembling suburbia…
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Longing for Louisville
You would be mistaken, thinking it was the
lure of Kentucky’s finest corn-based liquor.
I don’t even like the taste of bourbon,
unless of course you put it in sweet potato pie.
Give me a generous slice with a large dollop of freshly
whipped cream. Yum…
The body’s wisdom.
Work with it and not against.
Eat well, sleep and rest.
© Linda A. Robinson, 2021
My friend Joanne, aged 61, took a spill on her bicycle on Tuesday, landing on her shoulder which is now broken. She’s a high-energy person who needs to learn…
broke a window; she climbed through
to untimely death.
Had Ashli Babbitt not succumbed immediately to a bullet on 6 January 2021, she would probably be one of the 500+ arrested by the FBI for various criminal offenses on that day. She was hardly a martyr as the ‘former…
Out of the deep, dark
recesses of depression
my being strengthened
in all the broken places,
to rise again like Phoenix.
If you have lived a couple of decades and suffered from clinical depression, as I have, you can probably relate to this tanka. Reflecting on that very…
A Tanka Homage
Grew old, moved from home
The ethers known as heaven
Wagging my tail here
Plan on seeing me again
The date indeterminate.
This tanka was written in memory of a great, neighborhood dog who recently passed. He was a chocolate lab with the friendliest disposition. I swear…