Shaman

Shaman* *A collaboration with Carol fromWritersDream9.Wordpress.com Carol is a skilled poet who excels at crafting haikus, haibuns and tankas that read like a Japanese master penned them. She also creates short fiction, longer poems and haigas of breath-stealing breadth and beauty. Come walk with us under the moon, up a mountain path into nature’s magic. Shaman Dandelion heads sway, let wishes fly. Daisies drop petals, requests for help fall. Grasses flatten spelling out messages. Turning skyward to all my soulful friends, Asking them how to bring healing to all. Dandelion heads sway, let wishes fly. A voice calls, “look within, where answers lie.” … Continue reading Shaman

Moon’s Mountain

Moon’s Mountain* *A collaboration with Carol from WritersDream9.Wordpress.com Carol is a skilled poet who excels at crafting haikus, haibuns and tankas that read like a Japanese master penned them. She also creates short fiction, longer poems and haigas of breath-stealing breadth and beauty. Come walk with us under the moon, up a mountain path into nature’s magic.   Majestic fortress Snowcapped with white purity Kisses the blue sky Snow-crowned peak sparkling My tears like diamonds falling Freezing on my skin Moon touches the peak Silver light on its pine skirt Alpine wonderland The wind blows gently As I shiver from its strength My … Continue reading Moon’s Mountain

Tankas to Nature

Tankas to Nature* A collaboration with Carol from WritersDream9.Wordpress.com Carol is a skilled poet who excels at crafting haikus, haibuns and tankas that read like a Japanese master penned them. She also creates short fiction, longer poems and haigas of breath-stealing beauty. Stop by her site and let her words sweep you away to simpler life full of nature’s and the spirit’s bountiful gifts. It is warm outside Birds take off their feathered coats Seeds are bursting now Shoots thrust through the melting ground Welcome spring with green carpets ~ ~ ~ Daffodils trumpet Yellow heads tip back to sing Expose their nectar … Continue reading Tankas to Nature

Attack of the Sluginator

I am the sluginator. I terminate slugs in my garden with extreme prejudice and a lot of stomping. Nothing like squishing those things before they eat my plants. It’s quite cathartic. If you have a slug problem like I do, don’t fret. You don’t have to buy nasty chemicals and risk poisoning the food you’re trying to grow. There’s a simple solution that I have found that’s natural. I ran across an article back when I first noticed the slugs that claimed that they can’t tolerate caffeine. After searching about to confirm this, I found post after post about fed … Continue reading Attack of the Sluginator