Tag Archives: Haiku

“holding light”

Written for:  The Twiglets #170 – “holding light” She was enchanted by fireflies holding light. Lit candles hold their light, flickering and tattooing shapes on the wall. people close to me take away light held inside their death dims my … Continue reading

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“not that simple”

Written for:  The Twiglets #169 – “not that simple” It is just not that simple to explain love. Do not pretend that you don’t know how to vacuum. You are not that simple. birds gather twigs, sticks scurry back and … Continue reading

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Special Bond

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #286 – Connection “It’s surreal that we speak of connection while we are practicing “social distancing” due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), but our solidarity will pull us through. Stay safe, stay strong and take … Continue reading

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Spring haiku

Written for:  Poetics Aside Prompt 520 – Write a Spring poem. doubting daffodil raises one petaled ear to feel if spring is here https://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/poetic-asides

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“you again”

Written for:  The Twiglets #168 – “you again” He fought a battle to keep away from her yet, here she was again. She tapped on the glass door. When Beth peered out, there she was again– the small, scrappy white … Continue reading

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won’t translate

Written for:  The Twiglets #167 – “won’t translate” You cannot translate a dance, you can only interpret what you see. When my grandparents spoke Russian, no one translated. transformation difficult feat to perform butterfly leaves cocoon There once was a … Continue reading

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first temple

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1821 – Ryozenji (The First Temple – “Vulture Peak”) “The Shikoku Pilgrimage starts at the first temple, Ryozenji, but before we start with our Shikoku Pilgrimage we first have to learn the “Heart of the Great … Continue reading

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eyeing the food

Written for:  The Twiglets #166 – “eyeing the food” The dog eyed a half-eaten hamburger. His nose quivered. In an acrobatic feat, he leaped onto a dining room chair, but was thwarted mid-paw. I do not like to see eyes in … Continue reading

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water

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1814 – Lost Love rainy day tears become one with puddles new moon © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: waves of water soak a white party dress tears of love lost http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.com/

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“dripping clay”

Written for:  The Twiglets #165 – “dripping clay” Strange sculpture of elongated man looks like dripping clay The empty canvas sat on the floor as the artist dripped splotches of clay here and there. turtles, bunnies, dogs children having fun … Continue reading

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