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Micro-Seasons

Hi, hope the weekend is turning out well for you, I can’t believe it was two years ago today I started writing my blog – where does the time go? A big thank you to those of you follow me, it’s much appreciated 💕 Why not take a look at Mark’s great blog: https://naturalistweekly.com/2023/03/24/micro-season-the-sparrow-builds-her-nest-2023/, thisContinue reading “Micro-Seasons”

Mini-Season of Awakening Insects

Hi, this week Mark in his great blog reminds us we are now in the mini season of Awakening of Insects, and we have just entered the second micro-season of “The First Peach Blossoms” . https://naturalistweekly.com/2023/03/10/micro-season-the-first-peach-blossoms-2023/ He invites us to to write a haiku or senryu that references spring flowers or blossoms. As I was quite taken withContinue reading “Mini-Season of Awakening Insects”

Tanka Tuesday

This week Colleen’s challenge is a photo prompt (above) from her photographer friend, Terri Webster Schrandt. It’s of Nine Mile Falls, Lake Spokane, some beautiful colours. https://wordcraftpoetry.com/2023/03/07/tankatuesday-weekly-photoprompt-poetry-challenge-no-310-3-7-23/ Here is my Haiku, thanks for looking 🙂 March river waters mist from the falls hits my eyes leaves me evergreen A J Wilson ©

Micro-Seasons

Hi, this week Mark informs us that we have entered the micro-season of “Plants Show Their First Buds”. https://naturalistweekly.com/2023/03/03/micro-season-plants-show-their-first-buds-2023/ This is the final micro-season of the mini-season Rain Water, and it is so apt here in North Wales, as tree buds are appearing. Mark also invites us to write a haiku or senryu that referencesContinue reading “Micro-Seasons”

Micro-Seasons

Hi, in Mark’s blog on Micro-Seasons this week, https://naturalistweekly.com/2023/02/24/micro-season-haze-first-covers-the-sky-2023/, he shows that we have entered the micro-season of “Haze First Covers the Sky”, the second micro-season of the mini-season Rain Water. So Mark invites us to write a haiku or senryu that references haze or spring mists. in a blue sky a light mist gathersContinue reading “Micro-Seasons”

Micro-Season – The Nightingale Sings

Hi, this week, in his great blog Mark informs that we have entered the micro-season of “The Nightingale Sings”, the second micro-season of the mini-season First Spring. https://naturalistweekly.com/2023/02/10/micro-season-the-nightingale-sings/ He invites us to write our own haiku or senryu that references spring bird song. The nightingale is sadly becoming rarer such a beautiful little bird withContinue reading “Micro-Season – The Nightingale Sings”

‘The Mountain Stream Freezes Over’

Hi, Mark this week informs us have entered the micro-season of “The Mountain Stream Freezes Over”, which is the second micro-season of the mini-season Major Cold. https://naturalistweekly.com/2023/01/27/micro-season-the-mountain-stream-freezes-over-2/ I really enjoyed the read about how flowing water freezes and the accompanying haikus. Our challenge is to write a haiku or senryu that references frozen water inContinue reading “‘The Mountain Stream Freezes Over’”