Tag: Spring

Rainy day Haiku

How do I keep my mental health from crashing to the floor in the second year of the pandemic?

I look to my sister’s dog for comfort…He understands the ways of the universe better than I do.

Here’s a haiku celebrating Coco, the Cool Cocker Spaniel!


Cloudy spring morning

Contagion casts a pall…

let sleeping dogs lie…


Isn’t that wise of Coco? What you can’t control, why not just sleep it off? Not easy, though…

Still, this too shall pass!

Spring Haikus

Even though it is almost summer, and even though (or especially because) we’re [still] in the middle of yet another surge of the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s something about the idea of spring that rejuvenates the spirit.

Languid sunrise

bedewed foliage offers

vapory homage

animal leaf morning spring
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com

Skipping on new grass

signs of spring draw weary eyes

bare soles imbibe hope

young woman wrapped in fabric in green field
Photo by Sunsetoned on Pexels.com

How are you coping, folks? Where do you find what you need to keep calm in these difficult times?

A Haiku to celebrate the release of my poetry book

I’m learning how to write Haiku and I’m determined – as a tribute to my physician roots – to use anatomical elements in each one that I create. Let’s see how that goes…

I HAVE to start with the eye…