Ronald Steed

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lamentation

lamentation - Rachel weeps for children who are no more Do you have a haiku for this moment? #innocents #weeping #lamentation

winter reed-hurdle

winter reed-hurdle - keeps wanderers from mucking in the tidal pools Do you have a haiku for this moment? #wander #muck #tidepools

sumac leads the choir

sumac leads the choir with blazing-red beads of fire - winter procession Do you have a haiku for this moment? #procession #sumac #fire

simple phragmites

simple phragmites - to bow and to bend they shan't be ashamed Do you have a haiku for this moment? #phragmites #simplegifts #bow

solidago

solidago - frosty gold that glints with seasonal glory Do you have a haiku for this moment? #solidago #gold #glory

cold season samba

cold season samba - swirly leaves swish and sway to the meadow-beat Do you have a haiku for this moment? #samba #sway #meadow

the winter meadow

the winter meadow - stands stiffly in tweed coats and golden breeches Do you have a haiku for this moment? #winter #meadow #tweed

Saint John testifies

Saint John testifies to the flaming heart revealed - the light we walk in Do you have a haiku for this moment? #heart #flame #light

Advent Word- Promise

next year's growth held in trust by this year's plants - promise Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #promise

Advent Word- Child

good news of great joy a child born who is lord - glory to God Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #child

Advent Word- Greeting

greeting - when strangers meet bearing gifts and good news Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #greeting

Advent Word- Flock

he keeps watch over going out and coming in - flock Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #flock

Advent Word- Feed

feed - what happens when abundance meets poverty Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #feed

Advent Word- Blessed

when one bears fruit that can be shared with others - blessed Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #blessed

Advent Word- Sing

sing - nature's old ones join the hymn of new life Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #sing

Advent Word- Gladness

gladness - when witch hazel breaks out in the winter gloom Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #gladness

Advent Word- Stir

when buds swell and break out of their hard shells - stir Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #stir

Advent Word- Exult

exault - when snowdrops break through the icy spots Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #exult

Advent Word- Share

to have a moment that someone helped us to find - share Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #share

Advent Word- Compassion

not there to stop tears but sit with as they gather - compassion Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #compassion

Advent Word- Splendor

splendor - the thing we see at moments when hope is in us Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #splendor

Advent Word- Repent

the feeling one has when a new way beckons - repent Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #repent

Advent Word- Offering

offering - when we gift the things that bring joy to our heart Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #offering painting by @thecurlyhairedpainter

Advent Word- Messenger

the one who tells us things that will transform us - messenger Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #messenger

Advent Word- Praise

praise - what happens when we grow in god's time and place Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #praise

Advent Word- Heart

where spirit flows like rivers, grows like trees - heart Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #heart

Advent Word- Fulfill

spirit gathers then healing spills over cheeks - fulfill Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #fulfill

Advent Word- Justice

justice - can we imagine healing for wounds that run deep? Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #justice

Advent Word- Path

though worn by passage each sees the way with new eyes- path Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #path

Advent Word- Soul

soul- the color that shines forth when hard frost comes Do you have a haiku for this Advent word? #adventword #ECCT #ECCTSE #soul

la dolce vita

la dolce vita - gathered on stone steps to see sun blaze a cityThis haiku moment at the Piazzale Michelangelo overlooking the City of Florence Italy, Tuesday late afternoon, October 19 , 2021: The view is high as the dome of the Duomo. We ar...

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...