All posts tagged: Poetry

Zunday Zen … Pendulousness

Dangling by a thread in between heaven and earth one leaf’s final dance. One afternoon late last fall in the garden I noticed this maple leaf hanging from a spider’s thread. A light breeze kept the leaf dancing in circles until a strong gust of wind […]

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Zunday Zen … I spy …

a rodent … no … a hardworking hipster Portlandia squirrel lugging an acorn up the old Douglas fir moving so quickly it’s almost  a vertical blur munching, crunching, keeping an eye on the scene all while hungrily enjoying the local forest cuisine From Portlandia to Michigandia greetings […]

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Zunday Zen … A Solitary Walk

Solitary walk leaves crunching underfoot … in autumn’s golden glow.    Sunshine, lustrous fall colors and silence are what I found on my afternoon hike. I encountered only a handful of humans, one lone mushroom and a view of Mount Hood. It appeared almost close enough […]

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Zunday Zen … I Spy …

… raindrops disguised as smiling frogs hiding behind bamboo logs … … a tiny winged creature dangling upside-down sipping  dipping  flipping going to town … After the rain finally stopped the other day I went outside with my camera in hopes of capturing some nice […]

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Meditation in Moments … The Daily Grind

Prime Lots Available! Independent Contractor Designs, Spins, Frames, Weaves Spiders are most active in the fall. when they busily spin webs, fatten themselves up and then lay their egg sacks. This ensures that the next generation can hatch the following spring, long after the parent has […]

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Zunday Zen … I spy an …

elusive fallow deer with twin fawns, who no longer show fear Sunday Night Family Dinner … … right here. This doe and her fawns have been coming through the forest behind us since the beginning of the year. I remember the first time I spotted […]

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Zunday Zen … I spy a …

tuckered out hummer during the height of summer ready for a nap. Hummingbirds have been constant visitors in my garden this summer. Generally, they zip all over the place at neck-breaking speed, then perch on a branch to rest a moment or two. And they […]

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Zunday Zen … zEntanglement

Way up in the clouds on this midsummer day a swallowtail gliding without hiding joyfully jiving, suddenly diving through trees, clouds and sky …   Pardon the Interruption while I unzengle my feet …   Down below buddleja’s aglow honeyed fragrance’s wafting on the breeze a swallowtail’s […]

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Meditation in Moments … The Humble Bumble Bee

Nectar of the Gods Inviting & delighting this humble bumble bee. This summer, I’ve observed an unbelievable number of bumble bees visit the flowers in my garden. They definitely have taste preferences! Just like us humans! Their favorite plant is my Lavender Grosso, followed closely […]

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