Through February 8-10

topaz blue
with silver ribbons
clouds and sky

Copyright © 2022-02-10, by Lizl Bennefeld.

plump pillows and
white blankets spread above
a world of green

the clouds in the heavens
fragrant meadows of sweet grass

Copyright © 2022-02-09, by Liz Bennefeld.

plantain lilies
friendships disappear
dreams remain

Copyright © 2022-02-09, by Lizl Bennefeld.

wide awake
hours till sunrise... 
then a nap

Copyright © 2022-02-08, by Liz Bennefeld.

February Poem-a-Day 2-5

morning sun     
    frost on the window pane   
yellows and blues   

Copyright © 2022-02-02, by Liz Bennefeld.

autumn flax
seed pod and petals...
fragrance from the garden
the fresh dew on the grass    

[tanka.] Copyright © 2022/02/03, by Liz Bennefeld.

on my left arm, a sleeping dog
breathing deeply
laptop keyboard on my screen
can't write poems  for the snores

[tanka.] Copyright © 2022-02-03, by Liz Bennefeld.

five months between  
too-short hair and "cannot  see" —
new groomer...found world

[senryu.] Copyright © 2022-02-04, by Liz Bennefeld.

Note: Our dogs had to go without haircuts from sometime in August until yesterday.