An Artist, Photographer, Writer, Poet

Monthly Archives: February 2014

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photo (c) The Art of Sigrid Saradunn
original acrylic abstract art on w/c paper

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healthy Brussels sprouts 
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evens health score with cholesterol 
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cooked with bacon

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written for facebook page.

NaHaiWriMo facebook site encourages

other than the standard 5-7-5 haiku forms.

It is a place to  have fun, play creatively,

experiment, try something new, practice

writing haiku daily.


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photo (c) July 2010  .. Saradunn

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15 busker
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A busker is 

a person who entertains people for money 

in public places (as by singing or dancing), 

usually while asking for money

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discordant tones
“Amazing Grace” in distance
bagpipers play 
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ships are in
sidewalk hostess each corner
sailors tattoos glow

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Summer time fun
fortunes told in the park
crystal ball tells all *

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*gypsies used to show up
in Bar Harbor every summer
to tell the rich tourists their
fortunes and find their own
fortunes in many ways

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summer nights
music sounds o’er the ocean
Flash in the Pan *
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Every Monday night, the Flash in Pan
steel drums play for the street dance in
Deer Isle Maine at the ocean’s edge

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circus acts on main street
still remember
smell of elephants breath

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11 biscuitbumped head
boat house door too low
son of a biscuit !

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Grandma’s rule
Bakewell Cream * a must
tall fluffy biscuits

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* Bakewell Cream,
a traditional New England leavening agent,
makes biscuits rise high

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14 betrayalco-workers with goals
self serving energies
back stabbing

bedroom eyes
fancy come hither words
date from hell

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written for facebook page.

NaHaiWriMo facebook site encourages

other than the standard 5-7-5 haiku forms.

It is a place to  have fun, play creatively,

experiment, try something new, practice

writing haiku daily.

 

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(c) 2013 Saradunn Trikes dressed for Halloween

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16 bicycle
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forties summer fun
play cowboys and Indians
rode red trikes

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country summer
bike on dirt road
over hill and dale

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training wheels
dad running along side
then he let go 

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Christmas delight
bike under tree ~ waiting
snow to melt faster

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snowy North
studded snow tires
biker’s wish

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Wisconsin winter
toddler rides trike in house
down cellar stairs *

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* not only did I do it
once, I did it twice…
trap door in floor to
cellar stairs made for
easy access and speedy
ride (I didn’t get hurt
either time)

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Fourth of July
Bikes with colored streamers
Carmen Miranda

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in the summer, on the Forth of July,
at Lake Nebagamon, Wisconsin,
there’d be a parade with decorated bikes
and kids in costumes.  
One year, a cousin dressed up as
Carmen Miranda, had real fruit in
her turban…ate the grapes as she
paraded
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written for facebook page.

NaHaiWriMo facebook site encourages

other than the standard 5-7-5 haiku forms.

It is a place to  have fun, play creatively,

experiment, try something new, practice

writing haiku daily.


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(c) October  2010 Saradunn.  Nai’s Clothesline with scarlet runner beans draping

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10 bean
 
scarlet runner beans
gorgeous blossoms on clothes line
no clothes pins needed
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2  brother
 
“baby” * brother dies
middle sis distraught the loss
joins him days later*
 
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about my mother at age 92 
and her youngest brother in his 80s
 
new baby brother 
sister in tears all day
wanted puppy
 
sis wanted puppy
didn’t speak to brother
 calls him “only child” *
 
* I still call us “only children” ☺
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5  bump
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sudden crashing sound
glass on floor ~ no one did it
invisible friend 
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bump sign
frost heave ahead
muffler left behind
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 7  box      
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aroma 
takes me back
Crayola Crayons
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9  belief
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 spilled salt
over right shoulder
for luck ~ gritty floor
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my father believed
five o’clock somewhere
wallpapering room
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written for facebook page.

NaHaiWriMo facebook site encourages

other than the standard 5-7-5 haiku forms.

It is a place to  have fun, play creatively,

experiment, try something new, practice

writing haiku daily.


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photo (c) Saradunn 2/2014…..birthday flowers from Joan Preble

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12 break
 
winter storm after storm
over abundance  snow ~ ice
sunny break welcome
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wicked ice storm
broken boughs on ground
looking for cradles *
 
* from nursery rhyme
Rock a bye baby
in the tree top…
 
 
13 book
 
birthday blizzard
book with instructions passed time
Origami ~ snow balls for cat
 
old book found
looking for copywrite
grandma’s signature

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written for facebook page.

NaHaiWriMo facebook site encourages

other than the standard 5-7-5 haiku forms.

It is a place to  have fun, play creatively,

experiment, try something new, practice

writing haiku daily.


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(c) 2000 Saradunn
photo of Sabrina (Brina) DeBeck
age 10 day she received her
black belt in Tae Kwon Do
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4 black #2

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sweet face
tough as nails
black belt

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no moon ~
darker than inside
of a pocket
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#8 bounce
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black ice
slid down stoop steps
bounce landing ~ not
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# 6 battery
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night noises
cat chasing ball
energizer cat
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good defense
married to mad man
learned to duck 
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written for facebook page.

NaHaiWriMo facebook site encourages

other than the standard 5-7-5 haiku forms.

It is a place to  have fun, play creatively,

experiment, try something new, practice

writing haiku daily.


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(c) Sigrid Saradunn 2014  86 This !  Local Wraps and Burritos, Ellsworth, Maine, USA

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burrito
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river rising
oxymoron burritos
86 This ! *
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*see photo of local eateryspringtime on Fuji
Kobe beef burrito at top
Cherry Blossoms

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wicked snow outside 
North wind blowing! ~ chilled to bone
spicy burrito 

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smothered burrito
spicy hot chili~ the works
drips off chin ~ need bib

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bagel
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old hard bagels
three to a person
playing ring toss

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boiled and baked
old fashion cement bagel
dense chewy crisp

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Hawaiian bagel
pineapple and coconut
Spam optional

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Texas hot flash bagels
pepper sauce and fresh jalapenos
chuck wagon special
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written for facebook page.

NaHaiWriMo facebook site encourages

other than the standard 5-7-5 haiku forms.

It is a place to  have fun, play creatively,

experiment, try something new, practice

writing haiku daily.

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