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Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, April 10th 2019, new beginnings

Chèvrefeuille is the host of Mindlovemiserys Menageries's Heeding Haiku with, who says: Welcome at a new episode of Heeding Haiku With … MLMM’s feature about haiku and haibun, two wonderful kinds of Japanese poetry. A while ago I decided to give you only a theme for this feature and maybe some rules to use. This… Continue reading Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, April 10th 2019, new beginnings

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50 Word Thursday — That day at the river

Teresa and Kristian alternate Thursdays for this prompt.  Today Teresa hosts.  Teresa says: Rules: **Find the muse within the photo or line provided and follow where it leads. It can be a story, anecdote, poem. Anything! **Story must be between 50 and 250 words, in 50 word increments. **Link back to this post with the… Continue reading 50 Word Thursday — That day at the river

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MLMM –Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, February 27 2019 Morning Glory

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

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MLMM — Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, February 13th 2019, cherry blossom

  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

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MLMM Heeding Haiku with Chèvrefeuille — HAWK

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

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#MLMM Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, January 23rd 2019, skating

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

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#MLMM Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, January 16th 2019, First Day of Spring

  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

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Sunday morning haiku

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