Category Archive: Haiku

Field of trees

My personal reflection on how one tree captured my interest, respect and love has appeared in the Irish Examiner. This tree has been part of my daily walks for the past sixteen years.… Continue reading

Together Apart – Haiku from a locked down Sherkin Island

A city dweller Honeysuckled by nature Sherkin’s lanes await Haiku by Patsy Atkinson I was on the national airwaves this morning, chatting to Damien O’ Reilly on RTE’s Countrywide programme about a beautiful… Continue reading

The Silence

The Silence The words of many, inspired by the haunting images of Rob O’ Connor, taken on one night in Cork City during lockdown. I’m feeling honoured to have my three Haikus included… Continue reading

Wild summer

Seasonal Remnant

Seasonal remnant, Pale and filigreed by time – Summer’s lasting gift.   Like this faded hydrangea bloom, I am so last summer. It’s been a while, hasn’t it? There’s lots to report, including… Continue reading

A sweet tale

Sweet caterpillar, snugly curled in camouflage – mint humbug anyone?

Weekly Photo Challenge: Room

An ambulance came like a banshee in the night – no time for packing.   Dank sheets hold secrets quietly biding her return  – ransacked life unfolds.   Echoing laughter, cold embers, warm memories – no more welcome home.… Continue reading