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Dream haibun

image link   It was actually earlier this morning when I was in the state between sleep and waking that I dreamed this, but the haiku was not in word, but in visual form, so would that make it a vision more than a dream? Not sure. Anyway, I received the image of a piece… Continue reading Dream haibun

dverse · haibun · nature · poetry

dVerse — Haibun — March Madness

painting by Theresa Mangis Sink Merril is the host of dVerse today. Merril says: For this week’s Haibun Monday, I’d like you to write a haibun about March Madness as it pertains to you and your part of the world, whether it’s spring and spring madness OR some other change of season OR perhaps the… Continue reading dVerse — Haibun — March Madness

Daoism · haibun · poetry · Reena's Exploration Challenge · Taoism

Reena’s Exploration Challenge #76 — The Mysterious Mother

image link that will take you to info on the history of daoism Reena's prompt for Exploration Challenge #76 was to choose between 3.  Reena says: There are a range of words/phrases to choose from – this week. Disorientation Live forward, look backward You are made of stardust, and to stardust you will return If… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #76 — The Mysterious Mother

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dVerse Haibun Monday #2 — 2/4/19 Winter Solitude

"Winter Solitude" by Patricia DeWit Kim is the host of this week's Haibun Monday at the dVerse poet's pub. Kim says: For this week’s Haibun Monday, write about solitude: it could be meditative solitude, solitude in nature, or just plain old sitting alone in your room solitude. That’s up to you. But you should write… Continue reading dVerse Haibun Monday #2 — 2/4/19 Winter Solitude

dverse · flora · haibun · nature · poetry

d’Verse — Haibun Monday: January

Today's offering is a haibun written for hostess of the evening's d'Verse, Kim's, prompt of January. Waking up at eleven, looking out at another repetition of anemic feebleness that washes the life out everything. Invisible beyond grey, clouds prevent any instance of ROYGBIV. Eyes strain to delineate blah from blah. To say it is preferable… Continue reading d’Verse — Haibun Monday: January

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d verse monday — haibun on waiting

image link Imelda is hosting at dverse tonight. Her prompts are waiting and the form haibun. This is the second try for me on haibun and it's probably the most challenging form I've done yet.  I'm very interested in any critiques on this.  It would be appreciated as I want to get better, especially at… Continue reading d verse monday — haibun on waiting

#OctPoWriMo2018 · haibun · OctPoWriMo · poetry

Poetry Day 23 — See Me

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k72jGJTC_3o   For OctWriPoMo, "today’s prompt is See Me. I love the simplicity and strength of this statement. What is it that you wish others knew about you? What would you want those in your closest relationships to acknowledge? What is your truth?"  The suggested form is haibun which is a combination of prose, then… Continue reading Poetry Day 23 — See Me