Tag: Mohonk Mountain House

Rocking Chair

There nothing quite alluring as that chair So finely crafted, sanding-wheeled and glazed, Hand-rubbed, enhancing grain and curves with care, And waiting just for me to be amazed. When placed with will, upon the porch so grand, Two-storied decks of un-named mountain inn, Aligned,… Continue Reading “Rocking Chair”

Beyond the Blind

Cliff rises, shear and sharply, up from earth, O’er glacier lake so still and icy sheen, whilst whistling winds, faint whisper of new birth, Alive and teeming, wild, beyond tree-green. There, Wolf’s demeanor, practiced, hiding girth, With patience practiced (spy his piercing eyes), Cajoling, mean,… Continue Reading “Beyond the Blind”

Wilderness

There was a time when mountain springs ran clear, There was a time when red fox roamed a-near, There was a time this pump house served the town, There was a time when water flowed on down, There was a time when trailheads weren’t… Continue Reading “Wilderness”

This Earthly Plane

This earthly plane on which we mere subside, Seems other worldly, wistfully serene, A plane between where sky and sea collide, Where humankind do live and dare to dream. Is earth a conjured backdrop for our schemes? We know it’s mere a sphere amid… Continue Reading “This Earthly Plane”

The Maze

She, tempted by the lure of the unknown, And yet she feared the secrets held within, She should have turned away, she should have flown. Aroma cedars bunched, full overgrown, Soft and nestling teased her to come in, She, tempted by the lure of… Continue Reading “The Maze”

Architextures

Today I present a sampling of recent travel photos, showcasing a broad array of architectural styles and textures; including the rustic, turn-of-the-century wood details of  Mohonk Mountain House, the glass and steel panoramic reflections of the Manhatten skyline, and the Pantheonic architecture of the… Continue Reading “Architextures”

Mohonk Morning

Morning at Mohonk is incomparable and unforgettable! We first discovered this many years ago, when we went to the Mohonk Preserve for the outdoor wedding of the daughter of a dear friend. We outsmarted ourselves by reserving the weekend at Mohonk Mountain House, rather… Continue Reading “Mohonk Morning”

Harmony

Reflecting on nature’s harmonies, on display at Mohonk Mountain House.

Delicate Balance

Astride she stands so tall, serene, No waver in her footing, The watery depths her safety net, Her oar, sloped straight and wooden. So strong and brave she takes her post, So Innocent and sweet, We stand ashore and marvel at her calm and… Continue Reading “Delicate Balance”

Haiku: Precarious Perch

Precarious perch Clinging; gath’ring gust is nigh, Crash – quick and lethal   Written for Studio 30+ using prompt: “Quick and Lethal”  

Patchwork Garden

Patchwork Garden My garden grows with little help from me, Displaying twenty shades of verdant hue, In awe, I bow to beauty, simplicity, That a “Kiss of the Sun” can do. The daffodils and lilies get their clue, From nature’s thawing earth and sunlit days, To… Continue Reading “Patchwork Garden”

Floating Dock

Life was simpler then, Oars, quiet, docking, rocking Peaceful lakeside scene.

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