Ronald Steed

hard hearts softened

hard hearts softened by zinnas and monarchs - butterfly garden This haiku moment at Harkness State Park in Waterford, CT, Sunday afternoon, September 28, 2021: This is one of the first days of fall along the Connecticut shoreline. The blue sk...

frantic and serene

frantic and serene - Late-summer meadow rich in breeze, bees, and seed A haiku moment at the Connecticut Audubon Center, in Pomfret, CT, Sunday afternoon, September 19, 2021: We're in the "quiet corner" of Connecticut, staring into the sun acro...

Tidewaters flow

Tidewaters flow through summer marsh grass - tension within calm A haiku moment at Barn Island Wildlife Management Area in Stonington, CT, Monday late morning, September 6, 2021: Roxanne and I were talking about a peaceful place we love to visi...

peach tree triangle

peach tree triangle - balancing its larder of sun-blushed peaches This haiku moment on Enders Island in Mystic, CT, Saturday mid-afternoon, September 4, 2021: On Enders Island, a peachtree stands, full to overflowing with late summer peaches....

giving and taking

giving and taking tender hearts and blossoms - late-summer borderA haiku moment at Harkness State Park in Waterford, CT, Saturday late morning, August 21, 2021: This late-summer border of annuals who stretch out skyward on long stems, seems to i...

fine mushroom pair

fine mushroom pair stems off-centered with pores - forest UFOs Note: please to not forage mushrooms unless you are an expert. Identification can be difficult, edible ones can share many similar attributes with poisonous ones, and mistakes can ...

twisty old apple

twisty old apple keeps watch above the boulders who stay the seaThis haiku moment at Harkness State Park in Waterford, CT, Saturday noon, August 14, 2021: This thick, twisted, and ancient crabapple tree stands alone, close along the shore of Lo...

cross small troubles

cross small troubles tend to bigger ones - bridge over goshen This haiku moment, July 31, 2021: This bridge, painted in watercolors on site by my wife, artist Roxanne Steed, crosses Goshen Cove at Harkness Memorial State Park in Waterford, Conne...