It’s miserably hot (again) in Florida, so I hibernated inside today. I was skimming through some photos and found this from a recent trip up north. It brought back memories of my youthful summers in the Midwest. August had a different feel back in the day 😉 It inspired the haiku (or maybe it's a… Continue reading Summers Gone By
Tag: #Tanka Tuesday
golden blue surrender
a day turns golden the sea hums a lullaby sweet blue surrender Author's Photo Thanks to Colleen's Lullaby Themed Tanka Tuesday for an excuse to share this beautiful photo!
Recently, I had the honor of being chosen by Elisa Ang as the Featured Writer for Pure Haiku's Unfurling theme. When Elisa explained why she chose me, she noted that the writer expresses life's journey--from the time it springs forth to the time it bids farewell in profoundly creative way..." I absolutely love that she… Continue reading Life Unfurls
impatient to shine sunlight assails the night sky a promise fulfilled Thanks to Word Craft Poetry for the inspiration. For our synonym only challenge I’ve used impatient for eager and promise for hope
the day after you left (a tanka)
to defy the dark I stand on the precipice heart beating in time as destiny’s reflection brightens the murky waters Image by Michael Bußmann from Pixabay Thanks for the inspiration to Sue's Tanka Tuesday Challenge. This is a bit of a companion piece to this morning’s piece for Sadje's What Do You See challenge: the night before you left.… Continue reading the day after you left (a tanka)
fading (a haiku)
bygone yesterdays fading under today’s flash as his mind shutters Thanks for the inspiration to Linda's JusJoJan Challenge (shutter) Colleen's Synonyms Only Challenge (past and present).
thoughts of yesterday (a haiku)
memories unbound dusky hunger-sated nights giving way at dawn Image Credit: Lovers by Harry Hollard, 1982 Inspired by the image provided by Mind Love Misery Menagerie's Photo Challenge and Word Craft Poetry poet's choice.
bidding the night sky good morn
beginning anew the sun dawns on a fresh day as the night sky sleeps Thanks to Colleen's Night Sky Theme for the inspiration.
shining in silver lit by the dawn’s early light morning’s new promise Author's Photo Thanks for the inspiration to Putting My Feet in the Dirt for the lovely phrase prompt (lit by the dawn) and to Colleen's poet's choice challenge.
to become transcendent
rising together yesterday not forgotten but looking ahead for the hope of tomorrow is to become transcendent Thanks to Colleen and her Tanka Tuesday Theme Prompt. Visit her site for details and great writing. My tanka was inspired by current events as well as the provided theme: A Psalm of Life by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: … Continue reading to become transcendent