Awaiting their time To spread their wings and take flight The dashing pair sleep This buggy haiku was inspired by seeing these rascals (pictured above) firmly stuck to the side of a building last night while walking home from dinner. Social media posting help me identify them as dasychira meridionalis. Honestly I’m still creeped out… Continue reading Don’t Call Me Daisy
taste my bleeding heart its sweetness drowned in fury battered by the fight In the words of the fabulous Dixie Chicks I'm Not Ready to Make Nice so (try as I might) not even the word prompts of sweet/heart could quell my rage. But thanks for trying Ronovan Writes.
falling for Peter Tinker Bell took a tumble and her light went out This fun little haiku (or this statement on the dangers of falling for an immature emotionally stunted man-child) was inspired by Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge (tumble / tinker).
tension escalates the battle is upon us as she rises up I've struggled this past week or so. No muse or no hope or no energy ... or all of the above. The world has got me down. But I'm determined to rise back up so thanks to Ronovan Writes for the word inspiration (friction and action… Continue reading The Future is Female
amid tones of green she blends golden daffodils spring’s perfect timbre Summer hit Florida full on this week so I was a bit nostalgic for a midwestern spring until I saw that it snowed up there this week! So here's hoping for a real spring for my northern fam and friends and a bit more… Continue reading Mother Nature’s Spring Mix
monkeys in my mind navigate the scenic route shunning the serene Actual selfies of author trying to meditate 😉 Thanks for the inspiration to Rovovan Writes Haiku challenge and of course a big thank you to Frank Constanza--the father of "Serenity Now!"
she never minded steering through the tight spaces just the narrow minds Thanks to Ronovan Writes (narrow / minded) and the WOTD Challenge (teachable) for the inspiration. Check out their sites for details on the challenges and some great writing.
wistful dreams recalled of daring easy riders conjuring desire I actually was a too young to have any thoughts about Easy Rider when it first came out but as a teenage I became obsessed with guys on motorcycles. And Peter Fonda on a bike-woo hoo! Probably a good thing I didn't see the movie until… Continue reading Easy Rider
when day turns to night the echo of your heartbeat stays my fleeing soul Thanks to Ronovan Writes for the inspiration. I used synonyms today: echo and heartbeat (for sound) and heartbeat and fleeing (for motion).
drops float in the air a prism of light and color held in a moment before they swim to the earth bathing the colors of spring Thanks for the inspiration to Ronovan Write's Haiku Challenge (float/swim) and Colleen's Poet's Choice Tanka Tuesday Challenge