Category Archives: Haiku

Passion and joy

A lot can happen in a couple of weeks, even for a woman whose pace of life is very slow and outwardly uneventful. Since I last posted, I’ve changed my blood-thinning medication, thus freeing myself from dietary monitoring and restrictions. … Continue reading

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This precious moment

First thing on Monday morning, I spent an hour with my optometrist, deciding on ‘one or two/this one or that one better’ and performing other optical gymnastics so that he could devise the optimum prescription for my new glasses. He’s … Continue reading

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A plea for compassionate awareness

souls mourn our earth weeps drifty rain blurring boundaries — may hard hearts dissolve  

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May light prevail

if not now, when? if not me, who? each candle lights a path through darkness

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Deep acceptance

A couple of days ago, the rain began — delightful soft drifty showers with a few heavier falls, especially at night. Temperatures dropped a little. It’s been bliss. It feels as though the big old trees and flowering shrubs and … Continue reading

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Suburban beauty

mauve deep dusky pink pale pink — crepe myrtle blossoms gracing damp grey air  

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Turramurra morning

magpie melodies — liquid song greeting dawn’s rays — divine synergy  

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New moon, new year

I know little about astrology but I did notice, while exploring my lovely new Astrological Calendar and Moon Planting Guide, that there is a new moon (in Capricorn) at 10.15 pm today. Apparently, this happens only occasionally — that the … Continue reading

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Elemental forces

My unit is on the top floor of a large three-storey complex whose floors spiral gently upwards in a roughly oval shape, fitting around old trees and allowing central space for lawns, gardens and places to sit and enjoy the … Continue reading

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Home

Last night, just before bedtime, I realised that there was nothing in my diary for today. That this would be the first day living in my new home when there was absolutely nothing I had to do. A shimmer of … Continue reading

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