haiku

nature creates rock
that man can work into art
that nature can change

For I Write Her Haiku/Senryu Challenge

poem

the bear understands refraction
when he pokes his paw into the stream
he doesn’t put it where the fish appears to be
but where it is

all the bears that couldn’t learn that trick
long ago moved on to become ancestors
of the clever bears
now we also have tricks to learn

for Putting My Feet in the Dirt

haiku

cats can be doubtful
putting out tentative paw
like my shaking hand

for Daily Addictions

poem

what’s missing in these woods
butterflies that i liked
gone forever

for Ragtag Daily Prompt

haiku

winter means sleep for
many creatures; for old men
it means getting done

for The Daily Spur

poem

fundamental truth
whatever time may be
mine/yours/ours is running out

for Your Daily Word Prompt

haiku

california grass
more native or invasive
mostly invasive

for Word of the Day Challenge