Orion’s Belt, Tonight’s Haiku

where the rain clouds were

I now see Orion’s Belt

a cold winter’s walk

The clear sky this evening, a welcome reprieve from the recent gloom. Made for a lovely, if rather cold, evening walk.

How was your evening?

Brunch in #Edmonds

A light mist outside

Delightfully warm within

My grandfather’s voice

My grandparents started coming to Edmonds’ Pancake Haus when it opened, and remained faithful customers til the end. My wife and I go somewhat regularly, enough that the staff recognize our son and ask about him. This connection brings me joy.

Do have any place with similar connections?

Today’s Black History Month Meditation: Rita Dove

Great advice for the new poet…and for the old. Of course today we always have our phone with us, capturing our thoughts, poem scraps along with photos. There’s research supporting pen-and-paper’s superiority, for what that’s worth. Ultimately, the best solution is the one you use. As long as you’re confident in capturing your ideas, your brain can focus on creation.