Haiku Poem: Waves Of Distraction

Waves of distraction Crash over our busy souls. Let's swim to escape! I write this poem on my phone, which is a distraction itself. How ironic is that? Social media, likes, and comments are what the world seems to live for now. Trying to succeed in our workplace has also left us with a busy... Continue Reading →

Poem: Do You Ever Wonder Why?

Deep ocean blue Vast clear sky Lofty stone mountains Do you wonder why? Bountiful misty jungles Desolate deserts dry Massive carved canyons Do you wonder why? Flat treeless tundra Redwood forests high Icy turquoise glaciers Do you wonder why? © Chad Damitz, 2020

Haiku Poem: The Brilliant Sun

The sun warms my face From a million miles away. Brilliant precision. The sun is 92.96 million miles away. To put this in perspective, if you and I were to fly on a commercial airplane averaging 550 mph, it would take us approximately 19 years to land on the sun. This star is much farther... Continue Reading →

Haiku Poem: Himalayan Salt

Himalayan salt. Mined deep within the Earth's crust. Sprinkled on my food. Did you know Himalayan salt comes from a thick geological layer called Ediacaran? Geologists date this layer to be around 94 million years old. Whenever you sprinkle this salt to enhance the flavor of your food, just remember these crystals are capsules of... Continue Reading →

Haiku Poem: The Slithering Snake

Slithering snake sneaks Behind the white joyful mouse. Hawk snatches the snake. A surprise twist at the end. The mouse is rescued by the hawk. Unfortunately, nature is cruel and the snake was eaten by the hawk. I don't rejoice in this conflict because all the creatures need to eat in order to survive, and... Continue Reading →

Haiku Poem: Skipping Stones

Childhood memories. Skipping stones across the lake. A bike ride to take. I had fond memories growing up. There was a lake behind my house. My friends and I would throw rocks across the lake to see who had the most skips. Then we would get on our bikes and ride to Woody's general store... Continue Reading →

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