Haiku & Other Poetry

Paris on my Mind

Dreaming of the past When lanterns blazed the night sky    And stars sparkled bright Illuming a boundless hope For tomorrow’s future   In the midst of all the terrible awful horrible things happening in the good ol' USA, I have been feeling a bit hopeless. I've also been thinking (dreaming) of traveling (escaping). Sadly… Continue reading Paris on my Mind

Haiku & Other Poetry

Upon Reflection

Upon reflection The fruit of the vine consumed the sage inside her Maybe it's because I'm doing Dry January, but my mind immediately went to wine when I saw vine! Anyway ... thanks to Ronovan Writes for the vine/sage prompt and thanks to Linda's Just Jot January Challenge and Janet Smiles for the extra help and prompt (reflection).

Haiku & Other Poetry

Santa’s Very Good Bad Night

up the flue he flew but like a bird on a wire he plunged to the ground as the sleigh lifted in flight and Santa cedes to the "flu" 'Twas the weeks after Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring ... except for some odd drunk Santa inspiration thanks to Linda's Just… Continue reading Santa’s Very Good Bad Night

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I See Me

my mind full, spinning dusty on the edges, but   shining with ideas    Today's word prompt (self) for Linda's JuJoJan Challenge was courtesy of But I Smile Anyway Go! Visit them both! The idea of self was obviously twirling around in my brain because when I saw Helen's Photo Prompt I immediately thought--that reminds me of my brain!… Continue reading I See Me

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Mementos

Youth’s Mementos Floating through a grass filled sky   Like the white winged dove   Today's prompts (grass / dove/ memento) immediately launched my mind back to my wayward youth. So thanks for the memories Ronovan Writes and Linda's Just Jot January Challenge and Daisy Smile Face And thanks to Stevie for being Stevie! White Winged Dove

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RevolutiON

find new year’s hope by seeking revolution   rising from the ash Thanks to Ronovan Writes for the word inspiration (seek/find). And here's hoping for a new and better year--where people come together and create change. Let this be the year that sees him (and his enablers) gone! Peace.

Haiku & Other Poetry

The Luck of a New Year

Singularity Expanding in space and time As day dawns again As day dawn again Spinning ‘round the milky way A new year is born A new year is born As space and time expanded Singular no more This cascading style haiku was inspired by Heeding Haiku's Challenge to write a haiku incorporating the idea of good luck… Continue reading The Luck of a New Year