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Carpe Diem Haiku *Meadow*

There’s no similiar feeling to the walking barefoot through a meadow on a summer morning when everything around is just waking up. The glistening dew drops, softly bending the blades of grass. 89 more words


On the road to nowhere

Prompt:   Freestyle Haiku

Chèvrefeuille of Carpe Diem Haiku Kai  introduces both the  concept of freestyle haiku and its original creator, Santoka Taneda in a very informative blog post.  282 more words


(might be)

Sometimes the pills change color and the pharmacist explains that though they look different, they’re really the same. You nod and sign your name to agree that what they gave you is what you wanted. 8 more words


Last light (haiga)

The days are finally longer and at my first break at 17:30 today, I  got a glimpse of the sun setting. Such a long winter of dark days and only snow to show brightness, this was a treat for me…a sign of new beginnings… 19 more words


paddleball (haibun / haiga)

Our flight out of Lexington was a horror – like playing paddleball with a tin can.  It wasn’t the airport’s fault; Mother Nature just refused to cooperate.  209 more words


A mother's delight (haibun)

When I think of the word “Happiness”my memory captures a moment of delight…bliss, such as the photo of my children together. Whether they are 3 or 33, my heart bursts at the seams when I see them just hanging out.   39 more words



I can’t sleep, and there’s one bright star in the east, low on the horizon. I think about how long that light has taken to reach the earth, and I’m wondering, that star over Bethlehem, how far ahead was it planned? 33 more words