Chevrefeuille is hosting Heeding Haiku today and says: This week I have a nice theme for you to create your haiku or haibun with … Morning Glory … Create your haiku or haibun following the classical rules (5-7-5 syllables; seasonword; cutting word; deeper meaning; interchangeable 1st and 3rd line; a moment as short as the… Continue reading MLMM –Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, February 27 2019 Morning Glory
Chèvrefeuille is our host of Heeding Haiku. Chèvrefeuille says: This week I read the first cherry blossom forecast of Japan and the first cherry blossoms have started to bloom in Japan. The cherry blossom forecast stays on until end of May 2019 by the way. This week’s theme / prompt is therefore CHERRY BLOSSOM… Continue reading MLMM — Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, February 13th 2019, cherry blossom
This week's Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie's Heeding Haiku with Chèvrefeuille has the inspirational prompt of hawk. i Perched, her red tail wags, head swiveling to decide which snow drift to glide. ii Brown wings glide over white drifts; talons clutch the hare; sub-zero dinner. iii Winter hawk calls in the morning; there will be grief in snowy… Continue reading MLMM Heeding Haiku with Chèvrefeuille — HAWK
Chevrefeuille is the host today and says: Your task is to create a haiku or haibun themed “skating”. Try to create a haiku following the classical rules (short moment, seasonword, cuttingword, 5-7-5 syllables and interchangeable first and third line) and your haibun may count a maximum of 150 words. Have fun! i Steel blades clip… Continue reading #MLMM Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, January 23rd 2019, skating
Mind Loves Misery Menagerie has asked that we write haiku on the first day of spring. Hopefully more than one is ok. Calendar: says Spring Ground: still frozen with heaped snow Winter: your time's done. * March's beginning, daffodils are still sleeping under white blankets. * March's twenty first, daffodils and crocus push… Continue reading #MLMM Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, January 16th 2019, First Day of Spring
http://gph.is/1hk0w3e Chevrefeuille's prompt at Mindlovemisery's Menagerie is first snow, where it may be a haiku or haibun. I chose haiku. Pinpricking iced flakes tap skin – and everything else; some melts, some doesn't.
image link Getting ready to build the morning fire, I stood up from the wood burner and looked outside. I saw a brown lump out by one of the fenceposts that isn't usually there. When you spend a lot of time staring at a particular place, you immediately notice if something is different. I walked… Continue reading Sunday morning haiku
Abigail Gronway's Alphabet Haiku challenge is using the letter "z". Challenging, to say the least! Zaftig zinnias, Zimbabwean zygomorphs, zealous zig-zaggers. image link
Earthrise, taken by astronaut, William Anders, on 12/24/68 Tender goes the night stealing like black velvet along the globe's curves.
vervet image link vole image link Velveteen vervets, vexed vagabonds, verily vanquish villain vole. Alphabet Haiku Challenge -- letter V