Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

Summers Gone By

It‚Äôs 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 ūüėČ It inspired the haiku (or maybe it's a… Continue reading Summers Gone By

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

Life Unfurls

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

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the day after you left (a tanka)

to defy the dark I stand on the precipice heart beating in time as destiny‚Äôs reflection ¬†¬†¬† brightens the murky waters Image by¬†Michael Bu√ümann¬†from¬†Pixabay Thanks for the inspiration to Sue's Tanka Tuesday Challenge.¬†This is a bit of a companion piece to this morning‚Äôs piece for Sadje's What Do You See challenge:¬†the night before you left.… Continue reading the day after you left (a tanka)

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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.   

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

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