Clearly poetry does not need imagery or sound to complete it, just as imagery does not need text or sound. These animations become a way to hold a poem present, bring them alive, much as performing them or speaking them aloud might. Though the haiku here are ancient in origin they register with extreme intimacy across many lifetimes. The deep regard for nature in the tradition of Japanese haiku is charged with new meaning when viewed through the lens of our current unprecedented ecological degradation. "Somedays" features a contemporary poem by Ronald Wallace, in which a set of commonly used expressions are turned upside down in this homage to my father and his generation.