radiant sunlight
dew on tall wind-bent grasses
my thighs wet and cold

for Your Daily Word Prompt


nature’s random tweaks
mostly do not persist but
hands are working well

for Discover Prompts: Hands


earth before we came
random change from eon to eon
clean world before thought

for Ragtag Daily Prompt


ghosts of extinction
cluster restless around us
like life’s regrets

for v.j.’s weekly challenge #88


largest mammals make
smallest sperm; more are needed
to cover large pitch

largest sperm belongs
to fruit fly; it’s twenty times
longer than the fly

for Photo Challenge


no tips in the hat
dude we’re in a freakin swamp
this gig is the pits

The image is from Pixabay, by Michael Seibt
for Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Weekly Poetry Challenge


rat coyote deer
sniff listen sense but only
humans out of place

for BrewNSpew Cafe


to wake in the night
lying on a cot in woods
what makes that strange wail

for Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge


park animals dodge
as we walk through their forest
we dodge the joggers

for Pic and a Word Challenge

gull with broken wing
patiently waits; i forget
my broken shoulder

for Fandango One Word Prompt

(the bird was saved)