Written by the Pines


written by the pines

a thousand stories drift by

for a dog


This poem was written in response to March 12, 2018: Riding with Sammy, another great prompt at Seeds and Sand. The prompt and poems can be read here. And, to finish, for Sammy the Boxer, here’s James Jewel Osterberg –


Murky Drizzle


murky drizzle falls

and smears grime into cream fur –

tail wags, happy


This poem was written for Carpe Diem #614, Paradise, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here.