Wednesday, February 29, 2012

999 Verandakus: #583 from Veranda Life

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Early this morning

I drink tea on the back steps

Feeling the cup cool

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

999 Verandakus: #582 from Veranda Life

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At the road’s rough end

there is not so much to see

And yet, the hidden

Monday, February 27, 2012

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Saturday, February 25, 2012

999 Verandakus: #579 from Veranda Life

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My cat’s resting paw

suggests nothing but softness

A hint of claw-glint

Friday, February 24, 2012

999 Verandakus: #578 from Veranda Life

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At the railway bridge

waiting for the loudest train

and screaming relief

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

999 Verandakus: #575 from Veranda Life

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A shaft of sunlight

after days of storms and rain

Clouds are breaking ranks

Monday, February 20, 2012

999 Verandakus: #574 from Veranda Life

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A one-note bird call

grows faster, louder with rain

Is it happiness?

Sunday, February 19, 2012

999 Verandakus: #573 from Veranda Life

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Heavy rain falls straight

and lands hard in my garden

The soil softening

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Friday, February 17, 2012

999 Verandakus: #571 from Veranda Life

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The magpie’s singing

predicts the storm front’s power

And implores its end

Thursday, February 16, 2012

999 Verandakus: #570 from Veranda Life

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When the wind picks up

a new storm front moves in – it’s

the same old big wet

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

999 Verandakus: #569 from Veranda Life

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Rainbow lorikeets

rocket through the storm – missiles

outsmarting the drops

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Monday, February 13, 2012

999 Verandakus: #567 from Veranda Life

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In the park they stand

apart from each other and

watch their son swing high

Sunday, February 12, 2012

999 Verandakus: #566 from Veranda Life

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When illness strikes you

with the clout of summer storms

It’s time to lie low

Saturday, February 11, 2012

999 Verandakus: #565 from Veranda Life

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At night the rains press

against windows, doors and rooves

Insistent summer

Friday, February 10, 2012

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

999 Verandakus: #562 from Veranda Life

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Nameless bugs garden

their way through lunch and playtime

Buzzing acquaintance

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Monday, February 6, 2012

Sunday, February 5, 2012

999 Verandakus: #559 from Veranda Life

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Grass blades of fortune

could tilt raindrops either way

or wait for bird sips

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Friday, February 3, 2012

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

999 Verandakus: #555 from Veranda Life

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Damper days arrive

a golden syrup drizzle

Storm front imminent

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Here’s the storm front, grasshoppers – who could resist?