Monday, February 28, 2011

NaHaiWriMo 28

old emails -
our first responses
to each other
and to
9/11

Sunday, February 27, 2011

NaHaiWriMo 27

Satie -
the rain
eases

Saturday, February 26, 2011

NaHaiWriMo 26

sudden rainstorm
my place in another world
kept by a bookmark

Friday, February 25, 2011

NaHaiWriMo 25

home at last
I listen to
the world news

NaHaiWriMo 24

a magpie
hop-skipping from garden
to garden

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

NaHaiWriMo 23

first days of spring -
the sound of a crowd of people
demanding change*

* line 2/3 phrase 'found' in a BBC radio news item

NaHaiWriMo 22

February wind -
the word 'crocus'
on the Scrabble board

NaHaiWriMo 21

February rain -
the word 'spring'
on the Scrabble board

Monday, February 21, 2011

NaHaiWriMo 20

Monday morning
the football stadium
fades into the mist

Saturday, February 19, 2011

NaHaiWriMo 19

the quiet calm
of a room prepared
for carpet fitters

NaHaiWriMo 18

solar flare -
spring moon half-hidden
in the clouds

Friday, February 18, 2011

NaHaiWriMo 17

quarter chimes -
spring mist around
the clock tower

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

NaHaiWriMo 16

poetry books
banished to the bathroom -
spring cleaning

Monday, February 14, 2011

NaHaiWriMo 15

Valentine's Day -
recycling
old gold

NaHaiWriMo 14

pink tissue paper
folded and kept
long after
what it wrapped
was lost

Sunday, February 13, 2011

NaHaiWriMo 13

the smell of varnish
lingers in the hall
like winter

NaHaiWriMo 12

February sun -
a street light still on
in the daytime

Saturday, February 12, 2011

NaHaiWriMo 11

a line
of chimney pot silhouettes
against the evening sky

Friday, February 11, 2011

NaHaiWriMo 10

light rain -
water workers
dig a hole in the road

Thursday, February 10, 2011

NaHaiWriMo 9

strategic plan -
the sound of distant
foghorns

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

NaHaiWriMo 8

pension plans
the slow drone of a plane
coming in to land

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

NaHaiWriMo 7

the sunset -
in my neighbour's window

Sunday, February 06, 2011

NaHaiWriMo 6

February sky
the colour
of the castle walls

NaHaiWriMo 5

February sun
between the park bench slats
two rows of moss

Friday, February 04, 2011

NaHaiWriMo 4

Chinese market -
a row of small gold buddhas
share a smile

Thursday, February 03, 2011

NaHaiWriMo 3

morning frost
every blade of grass
winks

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

NaHaiWriMo 2

warning lights
around the roadworks
by the pub -
softened by fog

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

NaHaiWriMo 1

the early news -
a red glow spreads across
the eastern sky