Friday, January 04, 2008


Angry morning sky
blocked sunlight, turned day to
night bringing caution.


Downpours and wind gusts
capriciously scatter
summer's last remains

21 comments:

Wanda said...

Annie, how perfect for today!! I stayed in all day!! Great pictures of what I saw out my window. :)

Bimbimbie said...

Happy New Year Annie *!*

Isn't capricious a wonderful lively fanciful word

Naturegirl said...

Your images speak volumes as does your poetry!
Love that smiling New profile portrait!
I was deeply touched by the card that you sent me!Thank you Annie.
hugs NG

trailbee said...

I always love the poetry, but I think I'm a more visual person-meaning your second photo blew me away.What a great job at composition! Intentional? Accidental? Wonderful.

Yolanda said...

Stau safe and have a wonderful2008.

Clare said...

I'm slightly late.... but happy new year!

I love the second one :)

qualcosa di bello said...

gorgeous words for wild weather!

Kahshe Cottager said...

That cold dark sky ... very moody! It works beautifully with your words Annie!

Kara said...

Hi Annie Happy New Year! I like the second haiku very much with the photo.

Kara said...

Hi Annie - I'm posting a second time because I know you have to approve comments - but I'm not sure if I clicked published after I previewed my comment. In case I didn't do it right - I'll tell you again -

Happy New Year! I like the second haiku with the photo - very nice!

Inspired Tokens said...

Your poetry always captures the essence of your photo's. Lovely work.

Gemma said...

You are quite good at this!!!
Love Haiku...your photos are great too.
We got the storm you had last Friday...here in Az. today!

paris parfait said...

Annie, I particularly like the second haiku! xo

Mary Timme said...

Oh, how you hit it on the head with words and pictures. I didn't do Writer's Island this week either! sigh!

miss*R said...

these are beautiful photos, Annie & your Haiku are perfect for them.. just catching up after my time away!

tash said...

Happy New Year Annie! I hope you're doing well - if you don't mind me asking, what on earth does offal mean in America!? I was totally stumped, over here it is just things like liver and kidneys, brains, hearts etc. Never been fond of the latter two, though stuffed lamb's hearts was a wartime dish (which was apparently delicious!).

I do quite a bit of cooking "by eye" - I love food and it comes naturally I suppose, do you do much cooking?

Britt-Arnhild said...

A beautiful play with words Annie.

Tammy said...

I love the word capricious and you used it well...Brrrr! HUGS

keith hillman said...

Both pictures and words - beautiful. I'm so glad I called in.

CattyCat said...

My experience with the "cautious" part was that at 4 a.m. this old lady found herself outside in 65mph winds repairing a steam awning over her bedroom window. The wind had blown it loose and it was banging against my exterior bedroom wall sounding like a car was crashing into my home every 5 minutes. I was just one person, with that one experience. So I count my blessings, for oh so many others did not fare with only a slight inconvenience like I had. Sacramento was in a state of quiet, non movement, shock for days after that worst night. And the storm attacked the full height of the west coast and raged over the Sierra Nevada.

Global Climate Change is real and each and everyone of us can make a difference should we choose to.

Jone said...

Lovely especially the word caprious! Am catching up today.