February 2, 2010

A New Day ~

About an hour ago
Beginning with the morning sun
Caressing the coming day
Delighting in the promise
I awoke with joy in my heart

First Place Winner
Do You Know Your ABC's Poetry Contest
February 1, 2010 ~ PoetrySoup.com

ABC - a Form of Poetry with the first four lines being the
first four letters of the Alphabet. Last line may be any letter

As Usual, Nature...

seasons turn swiftly
my longing for spring returns
nature does her thing

Fifth Place Winner
Waiting for Spring Poetry Contest
February 2, 2010 ~ PoetrySoup.com

Haiku - a Japanese Form of Poetry consisting of three lines
with 5, 7, 5 syllable count, subject being about nature