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A lady I know from church writes some really awesome haiku poetry, and she has shared some with me to illustrate and post for sale. Glennis may be old enough to be my mother, but she is a great friend. She is young at heart and quick to laugh –with a great sense of humor and a keen wit. When she shared this Christmas Haiku with me I just knew it would make an awesome card with an embarrassed Santa cramming his mouth full of yet another plate of cookies and getting caught in the act.

I have two versions of the card for sale one has the entire haiku and Santa on the cover, the front of other says:

Candies and cookies

Make Christmas so delightful!

Then inside the card, above Santa’s head,  it reads:

Sure does show on me!

Glennis loved the card design when I showed it to her. What do YOU think?

You can also find this design for sale:

as a print at imagekind; as a print and card at FineArtAmerica; as a print, card, stickers, phone covers, and shirts at Redbubble; and on everything from aprons to water bottles and more at zazzle. ps. I did accidentally post some of the items to the wrong store at zazzle, and it has been a pain to fix so you can also find some of them I here instead. I’ll make sure Glennis still gets her portion of the royalties…

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In this case, the Haiku is property of Glennis Roper.

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In my new endeavor, combining my artwork with the haiku poetry of Glennis Roper, Glennis has shared some really phenomenal poetry with me. She has a great sense of whit, and a knack for striking at the heart of the subject.

I love this one about how expensive postage has become:

Postage keeps rising!

Pony Express was cheaper!

Good thing planes fly fast.

When I was talking to her earlier this week she said that what prompted her to write this was that although many things have not increased much in price percentage-wise over the years, she remembers a time when it cost as little as 3 cents to mail a letter. That was a little before my time, but I do recall the time when 1st class mail was only 22 cents. Now it is double that, despite a things like a gallon of milk staying in the same approximate $2/gal range over the same approximate 20 year period.

Postage rate increase haiku by Glennis Roper, illustrated by Dawna Morton
Postage rate increase haiku by Glennis Roper, illustrated by Dawna Morton~see it framed

This haiku about postal rate increases by Glennis Roper is illustrated in a style reminiscent of a political cartoon. A little girl turns her piggy bank upside down and shakes it, peering inside for spare change next to a mailbox labeled with a dollar sign, while a pony express rider races a modern day jet plane past mountain ranges like a a graph of the ever increasing prices.

Archival inks and papers, canvas prints,custom framing available on imagekind
Fine Art Prints from $10.44 and up. Prices subject to change.
Postage rate increase haiku on RedBubble
cards starting at US $1.92, matted prints US$28.50, prices subject to change.
Postage rate increase haiku on zazzle.com
Pony Express Posters and art starting at $9.95, prices subject to change

Here is the sketch of the horse and rider without any of the other design elements…
pony express 2 by Dawna Morton
pony express 2 by Dawna Morton

It is also for sale with and without the poetry on many other products such as t-shirts at redbubble and zazzle.

Images and content on this blog are the intellectual property of  Dawna Morton.
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Do not copy.
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Dawna’s art on FineArtAmerica

Dawna’s art on Amazon

Visit Dawna’s fan page and become a fan on facebook!

see Dawna’s art & photography with the poetry of Glennis Roper
http://PoemsProseAndArtistry.imagekind.com/
http://www.zazzle.com/poemsproseartistry*
http://www.redbubble.com/people/poemsproseart

Buy my t-shirts

 

You can also follow Dawna on flickr

 

One October morning there was a lovely sunrise as fog blanketed the Columbia River…

misty october sunrise over the Columbia River by Dawna Morton
misty october sunrise over the Columbia River by Dawna Morton
~see it framed
Layers of mist and fog obscure the trees on the Washington bank of the Columbia river near Longview and Kelso as the golden-tinged dawn creates a lovely ambiance over the tiny town of Rainier nestled in the Oregon forest.

Archival inks and papers, canvas prints,custom framing available on imagekind
Fine Art Prints from $10.44 and up.  Prices subject to change.
misty october sunrise over the Columbia River on RedBubble
cards starting at US $1.92, matted prints US$28.50, prices subject to change.
misty october sunrise over the Columbia River on zazzle.com
Columbia River Posters and art starting at $9.95, prices subject to change

foggy sunrise over the Columbia River by Dawna Morton
foggy sunrise over the Columbia River by Dawna Morton ~see it framed
Archival inks and papers, canvas prints,custom framing available on imagekind
Fine Art Prints from $10.44 and up.  Prices subject to change.
foggy sunrise over the Columbia River on RedBubble
cards starting at US $1.92, matted prints US$28.50,  prices subject to change.
 Foggy sunrise over the Columbia river on zazzle.com
Columbia River Posters and art starting at $9.95, prices subject to change

foggy sunrise over the Columbia River 2 by Dawna Morton

foggy sunrise over the Columbia River 2 by Dawna Morton~ see it framed

Archival inks and papers, canvas prints,custom framing available on imagekind

Fine Art Prints from $10.44 and up.  Prices subject to change.
foggy sunrise over the Columbia River 2 on RedBubble
cards starting at US $1.92, matted prints US$28.50, laminated, mounted, canvas, framed, poster prices subject to change.
 foggy sunrise over the Columbia River 2 on zazzle.com
 Columbia River  Posters and art starting at $9.95, prices subject to change

foggy sunrise over the Columbia River 3 by Dawna Morton

foggy sunrise over the Columbia River 3 by Dawna Morton ~see it framed

This shot includes Mount Saint Helens in the distance …

Archival inks and papers, canvas prints,custom framing available on imagekind
Fine Art Prints from $10.44 and up.  Prices subject to change.
foggy sunrise over the Columbia River 3 on RedBubble
cards starting at US $1.92, matted prints US$28.50, laminated, mounted, canvas, framed, poster prices subject to change.
 foggy sunrise over the Columbia River 3 on zazzle.com
Columbia River 3 Posters and art starting at $9.95, prices subject to change

foggy sunrise over the Columbia River 4 by Dawna Morton
foggy sunrise over the Columbia River 4 by Dawna Morton ~see it framed
Layers of mist and fog obscure the trees on the Washington bank of the Columbia river near Longview and Kelso as the dawn creates a lovely ambiance over the tiny town of Rainier nestled in the Oregon forest. Mount St Helens glows pale in the light in the distance, while a masonic lodge and a cross-topped church steeple are visible between layers of trees in the foreground.
Archival inks and papers, canvas prints,custom framing available on imagekind
Fine Art Prints from $10.44 and up.  Prices subject to change.
foggy sunrise over the Columbia River 4 on RedBubble
cards starting at US $1.92, matted prints US$28.50, laminated, mounted, canvas, framed, poster prices subject to change.
 Foggy sunrise over the Columbia River 4 on zazzle.com
 Columbia River Posters and art starting at $9.95, prices subject to change

foggy sunrise over the Columbia River 5 by Dawna Morton

foggy sunrise over the Columbia River 5 by Dawna Morton ~see it framed

I got this photo by standing on a chair on my back porch. I love the way the tree and autumn foliage frame the factory across the river in Longview.

Archival inks and papers, canvas prints,custom framing available on imagekind
Fine Art Prints from $10.44 and up.  Prices subject to change.
foggy sunrise over the Columbia River 5 on RedBubble
cards starting at US $1.92, matted prints US$28.50, laminated, mounted, canvas, framed, poster prices subject to change.
 Foggy sunrise over the Columbia River 5 on zazzle.com
Columbia River Posters and art starting at $9.95, prices subject to change

foggy sunrise over the Columbia River 2 with haiku by Dawna Morton

foggy sunrise over the Columbia River 2 with haiku by Dawna Morton and Glennis Roper ~see it framed

My friend, and poet, Glennis Roper and I have been discussing combining some of her haiku poems with some of my pictures. Here is the first we have combined together:
Fog hugs the river,
Fluffy blanket of pale mist
The sun dissipates.

Archival inks and papers, canvas prints,custom framing available on imagekind
Fine Art Prints from $10.44 and up.  Prices subject to change.
foggy sunrise over the Columbia River 2 with haiku on RedBubble
cards starting at US $2.59, matted prints US $30.88, T-shirts & stickers prices subject to change.
 foggy sunrise over the Columbia River 2 with haiku on zazzle.com
Columbia River Posters and art starting at $9.95, prices subject to change
Images and content on this blog are the intellectual property of  Dawna Morton.
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Do not copy.
Dawna’s Buy               my art Gallery of Greeting Cards, Matted Prints, and T-shirts at RedBubble Buy               art

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Dawna’s art on FineArtAmerica

Dawna’s art on Amazon

Visit Dawna’s fan page and become a fan on facebook!

see Dawna’s art & photography with the poetry of Glennis Roper
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http://www.redbubble.com/people/poemsproseart

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