Monday, January 14, 2013

mindful stone - 14 January 2013

calm harbour
sliced in half
by the rain

Sunday, January 13, 2013

mindful stone - 13 January 2013

on the television news,
bush fires in Australia;
outside –
heavy rain falls

Friday, January 11, 2013

mindful stone - 11 January 2013

passing a billboard
advertising an air show
images of fighter planes —
beauty masking their true nature
 

Thursday, January 10, 2013

mindful stone - 10 January 2013

street performers
Dire Straits drown out
Bob Dylan

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

mindful stone - 9 January 2013

cold rain,
clouds part,
blue sky,
a leaf falls ,
on this —
summer morning

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

mindful stone - 8 January 2013

people standing
on almost every street corner
looking down at a street map —
a cruise ship has docked

Monday, January 7, 2013

mindful stone - 7 January 2013

ancient eastern tradition
balancing rocks and stones
modern western shortcut
cement and wire

Sunday, January 6, 2013

mindful stone - 6 January 2013

the vagrant spider
looked cross 
at being disturbed


Saturday, January 5, 2013

mindful stone - 5 January 2013

shortening shadows
garden implements
lay idle
popping pine cones
startle a small bird

Friday, January 4, 2013

mindful stone - 4 January 2013

buying a suit,
the young shop assistant
talks with an accent,
either from the playing fields of Eaton,
or over exposure to Downtown Abby

Thursday, January 3, 2013

mindful stone - 3 January 2013

first working day of the new year
the traffic is not in a rush

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

mindful stone - 2 January 2013

the northerly wind
arouses the noisy trees

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

mindful stone - 1 January 2013

a conversation of birds
sitting on the telephone line