Monthly Archives: December 2017

Moving Aftershocks

Begins with chip on squared corner of television table. Next, we discover top of bookcase has vanished, leaving naked slats of wood laddered over double glass doors of mahogany  frame.  Bottom door gapes open like a toothless jack-o- lantern. Crooked face of grandfather clock dangles in peril, its … Continue reading

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“winter solitude”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #12 – Christmas Troiku winter solitude – in a world of one color the sound of wind                             © Matsuo Basho (1644-1694) winter … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem #1333 – José’s Sandals (A Christmas Tale from Paulo Coehlo) On Christmas Day, a special boy learns the true meaning of gift-giving. silence a new king is born love came to the world © Chèvrefeuille (our host) … Continue reading

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ease

Written for:  Carpe Diem Seven Days Before Christmas 2017 #7 Christmas stress (meditation) New Year’s Eve the sound of fireworks resonates against the snow after the fireworks the rustling of bare branches nothing has changed © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is … Continue reading

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presents

Written for:  Carpe Diem Seven Days Before Christmas 2017 #6 – Christmas presents small Christmas tree a gift of beauty, perfumes home will replant http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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bulbs

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1332 – No Time To Waste (quote from Coehlo’s “Manuscript Found In Accra”) […] “Someone asked him that why are some luckier than the others. One of the extraordinary excerpts on this subject where he calls success as … Continue reading

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Rising

Written for:  Poetics Aside #420 – Write an elevated poem. rises into sky standing in awe at the foot of Mt. Hood, Oregon  

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perfect silence

Written for:  The Twiglets #56 – “perfect silence” is the hushed snowfall is the moment after television screen grows dark is two people comfortable with not speaking is the O-shape of a child’s mouth when surprised is being alone with … Continue reading

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package

Written for:  Carpe Diem Seven Days Before Christmas 2017 #3 white christmas snowflakes fall the world becomes a wonderland I wake up © Chèvrefeuille (our host) “In this haiku, one from my archive, you can read that I awoke from a … Continue reading

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scattered

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1329 rebirth (from Coehlo’s “The Fifth Mountain” […] “The ashes of the dead … will become the plants that are reborn in the spring.” […] (Source: The Fifth Mountain by Paulo Coelho) the sun rises the heat … Continue reading

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