Tag Archives: Haiku

“hope rides the air”

Written for: The Twiglets #226 – “hope rides the air” The time of despair has lifted as new hope rides the air. A glimmer of hope sails through the air. baby robins wait cozy but hungry in nest watch mom … Continue reading

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“white china”

Written for: The Twiglets #225 – “white china” Although I know of Red China, I have never heard of White China. For an elegant table she used a scarlet cloth laid with white china place settings. she enters the room … Continue reading

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“moon rises”

Written for: The Twiglets #224 – moon rises When a pink moon rises, earth is a rose. Stars shimmer silver at moon’s rise. he lies on his back in the glow of full moon light counting the stars There once … Continue reading

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“bleak as gravel”

Written for: The Twiglets #223 – “bleak as gravel” Her outlook on life was bleak as the color of gravel. Winter’s blustery bleakness blows through trees, displacing gravel. gray-speckled gravel she sifts it through her fingers bits of her life … Continue reading

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“mouthful of gum”

Written for: The Twiglets #222 – “mouthful of gum” Although she had lost all her teeth she still had a mouthful of gum. My best friend drove my father crazy with sounds of popping gum and blowing bubbles whenever she … Continue reading

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“it’s not you”

Written for: The Twiglets #221 – “it’s not you” Spotted a dark-haired man, tall with a familiar gait– but it wasn’t you. It’s not you nor is it me we just were never meant to be. mourns over loss of … Continue reading

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“happier than her”

Written for: The Twiglets #220 – “happier than her” My dogs are happier than her dogs– they get to take walks. Her positive attitude accounts for her being happier than her negative brother. child sees happy frog he frolics on … Continue reading

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Tiny Tears

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe (posted by Devereaux and Beth) Prompt: “raindrops of my heart” tiny years of grey a monochromatic pool raindrops of my heart https://godoggocafe.com/

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“background magic”

Written for: The Twiglets #129 – “background magic” In dazzling, whirling colors, the background burst with magic. He pulls your focus toward the background so that you never notice the magic being performed in the foreground. she sits with back … Continue reading

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“no wind blowing”

Written for: The Twiglets #218 – “no wind blowing” In the eerie stillness not even the wind was blowing. We could not find the answer. There was no wind blowing in which to look. disappointed children head home with new … Continue reading

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