New camera

Here is the setting
for the bees and hummingbirds
seeking romance with blossoms,
and here is one for the moon.

I am still learning to see.


Bussokusekika poem for the weekly poetry prompt and dVerse poetics challenge.



  1. Oh, my. I cannot even describe how much I love the voice in this, the angle that it has taken. Like a photograph itself. “Here is the setting…” YES.


  2. […] I like to think I’m too young for arthritis, so I’m always the first to suggest a mountain “hike.” I’ve taken enough Tai Chi to know how to keep my balance, but my family suffers, hovering to rescue me if needed. Climbing uphill is relatively easy, with the added impetus of imagining the view ahead. Coming back down, slowly, crablike, avoiding a fall, I look around at details I may have missed on the way up. I’d like to spare my family their concern and let them see through my eyes. That’s why I carry a camera. […]


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