The Maine
An artful dialogue about the wonders of the state.

Tag: sun

What A Difference The Weekend Makes

haikus by Kristen Lindquist Editor’s note: “Parameters” was written late last week when the poet reflected, “Our physical world, and our psyches, [are] still so bounded by the snow that remains on the ground…and that’s supposed to fall tonight.” The second of these two haikus, “Solar Powered,” was written yesterday, when temperatures topped 60 degrees. What a […]

Spider Web, Pearl Street

photograph by Jane Kurko

Back In The Garden At Last

text and haiku by Kristen Lindquist Today is my youngest sister’s birthday, and what a beautiful day it is! All morning I rake, exposing tulip leaves to the jubilant sun.

After The Storm

via tons of land

We All Have Our Reasons: #2013.168

photograph by Karen Hansen poem by Dave Morrison Today Normally I think of the sun as a single fiery entity but today it has broken into two million golden pieces many of which are floating on the surface of the bay. Conversely, I often think of the wind as a series of breaths, yet today […]


poem by Dave Morrison Genesis and the sun cracked the blackness and pushed its golden fingers through the translucent leaves, the dusty attic windows, pillars and railings and a sleeping girl’s eyelashes, and the air stirred and the birds shouted at each other and drops of dew shone on the tips of grass like glass […]

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