Haiku Series #50 (Maryland)


In Trappe, Maryland

Sitting at the Coffee Trappe—

Great food and coffee


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A former bank building is home now for the Coffee Trappe.




Maryland Blue Crab

Harvesting crab pots daily—

Delicious cuisine


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Checking crab pots on the Choptank River near Cambridge.



Water’s Home

Crossing the Bay Bridge

Eastern Shore welcomes us home–

Picture perfect scenes


Sites such as this abound all around the Eastern Shore.


Haiku Series #49 (Life)


Pausing and viewing

Photos on digital frame—

Lasting and unique

turned on black acer laptop

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Literary Club

Every Wednesday

High school faculty meeting—

Weekly poker game

ace cards casino deck

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Around a campfire

Remembering good ol’ days—

Life’s recollections

firewood burning

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Haiku Series #48 (With God)


Lost in life’s darkness

Good Shepherd faithfully finds–

Jesus brings His light

herd of sheep on focus photography

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Bring a friend to church

Worshipping God together—

Alleluia Lord!


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Ultimate Grace

Messiah comes forth

Born as Jesus, Holy Son—

God’s gift . . . Salvation

blue and red dress religious man illustration

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Haiku Series #47 (Humor)

Sad, But True

Another gray day

Wintertime, always dreadful—

Must be Ohio


A frosty and gray day in central Ohio (January, 2019)


Quick Exit

Waiting at the dentist

Somewhere, a drill does its thing–

Hey, I’m out of here

business care clean clinic

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Thunderstorm pours down

Soaking waterproof matches—

No campfire, cold food

selective focus photo of obalte green leafed plants during rain

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Haiku Series #46 (Life)


Family Scattered

Coming together at last—

Mountaintop Christmas

woman on snow covered area near house

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Not Yet!

Retirement arrives

Rocking chair waits in corner—

Having too much fun


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The Poet

Searching for lost words

Crafting special poems at dawn—

Mission accomplished


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Haiku Series #45 (Montana)

Winter Tranquility

Peace and solitude

Cross-country skiing beckons—

Awesome Montana


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River’s Birth

Three rivers join up

Mighty Missouri River—

Headwaters . . . God’s gift

aerial photography of body of water

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Winter Paradise

Lone Mountain summit

Powder blowing all around—

Skiing the Big Sky


action activity adventure cold

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Haiku Series #44 (Life)


Watching life go by

From a warm café—

Sheltered from the cold


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Winter’s Gift

Mountain in the clouds

Yes, let it snow, let it snow—

Skiers’ paradise

man using ski

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Let’s Try This

Hungry for lunchtime

“Taco Time with Don Carlos”—

Food truck serves ‘em up

person showing taco with parsley on top

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