as the colors swirl we contemplate the morrow upwelling with hope Photo credit to Ian Dooley-Unsplash Trying the positivity thing again! Thanks to Ronovan Writes for the challenging haiku words: morrow and surge. (I subbed in upwelling for surge.) And thanks to Sadje's WDYS Challenge for a truly hopeful photo inspiration.
a day without flaw as we walk towards the storm seizing the moment I've no intention of ignoring the very real mess we're in BUT I am trying to remember that I still have joy in my life. So in attempt number ... (I've lost track!) I am choosing to recognize my happy places. Thanks… Continue reading finding joy
dawn shines her first light and Monday’s child, fair of face, casts her eyes downward Obviously my little haiku owes a thanks to the unknown writer of this 19th century children’s poem: Monday's child is fair of face Tuesday's child is full of grace Wednesday's child is full of woe Thursday's child has far to… Continue reading Monday’s Child
the monkey gazes adoringly at himself as they kiss his ass Views are my own but thanks for the inspiration to Ronovan Writes and his challenge to use chimpanzee (which I subbed in monkey) and kiss in a haiku. *My apologies to actual monkeys, apes, chimps .... Cover Illustration by Tim O’Brien for TIME.
stop hiding your face silently wishing for change turn to stone no more Thanks to Ronovan Writes for the word prompts (face / change) that fit perfectly with the Sunday Photo fiction prompt. Photo courtesy of Pixabay Not sure if I'm interpreting the lyrics as intended but they inspired me as well ... Turn To Stone (written and… Continue reading turn to stone
rising together in harmonic convergence to share our voices Thanks to Ronovan Writes for the haiku challenge words (share / voice) and to Sadje for her What Do You See photo inspiration. It brought the idea of "harmonic convergence" into my mind.
glass ceilings shatter and chains of oppression fall granting space for all Thanks to Ronovan Writes for the challenge to write a haiku using glass and breaks (for which I subbed in shatter).
disguised by deceit as they race for the dollar unmoved by our pain Photo Illustration by Erik Carter Thanks to Ronovan Writes for today's haiku challenge. Our words were cloak (for which I substituted disguised) and race. The challenge inspired me but the opinions are my own. And my apologies to elephants everywhere. They are… Continue reading trampled
always traveling the Romani girl looks back her heart in conflict Thanks to Ronovan Writes for the inspiration. Our words today were gypsy (which I have substituted Romani) and conflict.
I high above the sea the sun bright upon his back the fight has been won II the bright sea beneath one moment of blissful joy still, the fight is done Thanks to Ronovan Writes for the inspiration (bright & fight) for this fishy tale.