Thursday, June 30, 2011

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

999 Verandakus: #338 from Veranda Life





Hoping for blue sky

after weeks of cloud and rain

We look up again

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

999 Verandakus: #337 from Veranda Life

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The morning’s first chill

Warmed through by the rising sun

Shadow-cold lingers

Monday, June 27, 2011

999 Verandakus: #336 from Veranda Life

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Sun and wind compete

to warm and chill my skin’s blood

Walking heat wins out

Sunday, June 26, 2011

999 Verandakus: #335 from Veranda Life

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Lizards on dry leaves

make far more noise than their size

Little garden joke

Saturday, June 25, 2011

999 Verandakus: #334 from Veranda Life

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Bare holiday streets

invite thoughts of jaywalking

There’s no fun in it

Friday, June 24, 2011

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

999 Verandakus: #330 from Veranda Life

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Wind buffets their sides

then turns and pushes behind

Air-mugging walkers

Monday, June 20, 2011

999 Verandakus: #329 from Veranda Life

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Some babies’ cries sound

like tiny drop saws through pine

Intent on cutting

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Friday, June 17, 2011

999 Verandakus: #326 from Veranda Life

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The magpies and crows

set their own standards of play

It’s all in the swoop

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

999 Verandakus: #324 from Veranda Life

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Shadows change at noon

The afternoon shift hovers

Leaning towards home

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

999 Verandakus: #323 from Veranda Life

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Bushwalking in town

Around the library’s park

Reading nature’s way

Monday, June 13, 2011

999 Verandakus: #322 from Veranda Life

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The monsoon drifts south

Rivers slide over their banks

and lazily spread

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Saturday, June 11, 2011

999 Verandakus: #320 from Veranda Life

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Winter chill blows in

Antarctica sends greetings

The sun cools its heels

Friday, June 10, 2011

Thursday, June 9, 2011

999 Verandakus: #318 from Veranda Life

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Foggy morning air

chills fingertips and aches bones

The sun layers off

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

999 Verandakus: #316 from Veranda Life

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High cloud rolling in

changes today’s colour and

brings its own silence

Monday, June 6, 2011

999 Verandakus: #315 from Veranda Life

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A pair of wet socks

fallen from a tradie’s truck

Their life’s purpose changed

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Saturday, June 4, 2011

999 Verandakus: #313 from Veranda Life

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In the hill country

people know that what comes down

must rise again too

Friday, June 3, 2011

999 Verandakus: #312 from Veranda Life

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Container lid dropped

for soup, stew, dessert inside

I’m hungry now, so …

Thursday, June 2, 2011

999 Verandakus: #311 from Veranda Life

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My cat on the deck

Her paws folded so neatly

Lizards think they’re safe

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

999 Verandakus: #310 from Veranda Life

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A march of tall shrubs

traps the morning sun’s glitter

Temporary bling