Yesterday, we noted the birch trees without their leaves, and how beautiful they are among the evergreens. We also saw the dogwood bushes with their red branches.
As a poetry note, Sandra Simpson is leading a renku at The Haiku Foundation. If you are interested, you’ll find the links to her two posts so far on THF home page. Sandra lives in New Zealand. There are many interesting posts in general.
I’ve been writing some practice poems in a notebook about our winters.
waves reach icebergs
far from shore
the great lake rests
I realize nature is alive in winter, but compared to the beach in the summer, it is a very different scene.