Posts Tagged ‘cottonwood’

Winged Victory Tree: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

July 8, 2017

Winged Victory Tree, Winneconne, Wisconsin (cottonwood stump)As I lay in dad’s/
hammock, I didn’t know I’d/
see Greek statue trees.

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Compare The Cold Sunrise And Be Grateful: Revolutionary Blogging Sonnet

February 7, 2016

SoCal Palm tree sunset -- warm sea breeze at San Clemente BeachShe would send me photos/
of tall SoCal tropical trees/
silhouetted in the red sunset;/
dancing in the warm sea breeze.

As if to entice me/
to visit and to stay./
To warm my feet in the sand/
and watch the palm trees sway.

I returned the photo favor/
of a frigid, streaming sunrise:/
A frosted cottonwood silhouetted/
against cold blue mountain skies.

T’was not to tempt her, nor to say I was coldly sad,/
but to remind her to be grateful for the warm beauty she had.
Cold Sanpete County frosted cottonwood sunrise

Homage To The Moon, Setting: Revolutionary ImproVerse Free Verse Poem

January 6, 2015

Full Moon setting amidst cottonwoods, willows, maples over Lake WinneconneIt’s early morning./
The sun/
sleeps in./

In this winter farmland,/
he,/
lazy like me,/
has not yet shucked
his blanket.

But the moon,/
bright,/
woman-full
and luscious,/
works her way/
through cold/
spindly/
cottonwood-maple-willow/
tree fingers./

They reach skyward
to cup her/
and hold her/
and uphold her/
longer/
until Apollo/
can wake up.

Midwestern Trees, Western Memories: Romantic ConTEXTing Rhyming Haiku

June 26, 2012

Through old Midwestern /
cottonwood trees shines anew/
Western memories.

Convertible Cottonwood Blizzard: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

June 13, 2011

Parking my ragtop/
under cottonwoods creates/
a blizzard inside.

False Rain: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

April 23, 2011

Wind through cottonwood leaves at Canyon De Chelley sounds like rainI thought I heard rain./
It was wind through cottonwoods./
I gazed up at stars.

Cottonwood Camouflaged Kids: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

June 18, 2010

Kids can lay on lawns/
covered with cottonwood snow/
and be camouflaged.