Haiku Series #17 (Life and Nature)

Nature Calls

The Ridge beckons me

Bringing forward praise to God—

His Cathedral waits



Let’s Walk

Morning walk awaits

My favorite lady goes—

Sadie on a leash

black dog close up photography

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Backyard Pal

On the backyard deck

Feverishly eating more—

Tiny chipmunk sits

brown squirrel

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Haiku Series #16 (Montana Prairie)

Fleeting Speed

Prairie-fueled sprinter

Solitary wanderer—

Pronghorn speeds away

herd of brown doe walking on field

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Gentle breeze blowing

Rippling waves of amber grain—

Harvest time awaits

sunset cereals grain lighting

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Summer Storm

Dark thunderclouds form

Bringing devastating harm—

Escaping storm’s wrath

lightning and tornado hitting village

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Haiku Series #15 (Life and Faith)


Hurrying along

The day’s rate race continues—

Stop for a moment . . . breathe!

high angle view of people on bicycle

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Enduring Character

Life’s sufferings come

Produce lasting endurance—

Building character

person swimming on body of water

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One Step

Keep taking on life

Despite its intense trials—

One step at a time

beach water steps sand

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Haiku Series #14 (Life and Nature)


Morning coffee time

What, no coffee to be found—

Epic home crisis


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Floodwaters recede

Noah’s son sees land—

Must be Ohio

ocean wave

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My Friend

Mr. Chipmunk pauses

Enjoying his friendship now—

God’s creatures impress

adorable animal baby backyard

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Haiku Series #13

ash barbecue blaze bonfire

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Failure will arrive

From the ashes of despair—

Comes greatest success



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Life’s sticky messes

How do we clean it all up?

Seek God’s helping hand


binocular country lane filter focus

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Focus on God’s Word

Walking on a truer path—

He will see us through

Haiku Series #12

woman wearing grey top

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Special You

Only one of you

On a planet of many—

Yes, you are special!


adult affection baby child

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God remains thoughtful

His creation of family—

Amazing grandchildren



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Allow life to come

Sharper and better focused—

Slow down, now to see

Haiku Series #11

no person still life food traditional

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Blue Crab

Maryland Cream of Crab Soup–

Dreaming of blue crab

Always delicious!



Drawbridge going up along Maryland Avenue in Cambridge, Maryland.


Cars all in a line

Waiting, seems like forever–

Drawbridge raised up high


rock formation on sea during dawn

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Quiet River

Twilight in darkness

Lights dance on water’s surface—

Tranquil and undisturbed