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Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, July 10th 2019, friendship

laughter and straw hats navigate festival crowds fun weather friends whiskey and ears navigate breakup tears all-weather friends coffee and muffins friends laugh while infants play at their mothers' feet anything happens feel first, then think of sharing with my best friend a real friend's advice more precious than gold no pyrite suspected quiet cafe… Continue reading Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, July 10th 2019, friendship

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Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, July 3rd 2019, summer love

summer love Summer's new romance -- dove eyes twinkle with desire from endless kisses. Under umbrella, beach shadow creates a cave of hidden fumblings. Summer love, where sand is wet with longing under the big blue sky. School's out for summer young lovers swoon, toes glisten with honey moon's kiss. Roses' sweetness competes with summer's… Continue reading Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, July 3rd 2019, summer love

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Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, June 26th 2019 … sun bathing with link to dVerse OLN

Sun Bathing Sunlight's magnet pulls our clothes off as if metal. Skin burned in toaster. Our beach blankets lie close enough to cool wet sand to feel the wind's chill. All-sized birds sunbathe; regardless, clothing optional – tan lines or no? Surf's constant shushing is sunbather's lullaby -- soft blanket's cradle. Sunscreen is poison; sunlight… Continue reading Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, June 26th 2019 … sun bathing with link to dVerse OLN

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Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, June 19th 2019, summer solstice

Summer's Goddess Blesses with her golden orb Heals us with her light * Golden zenith rains On fields of blossoming green -- Cornucopia * Darkness gets cheated While long summer days play Owlsongs are cut short * Solstice strawberries Are the deepest red -- and sweet! Shortcake's dance partner * Spring's asparagus gone Solstice berries… Continue reading Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, June 19th 2019, summer solstice

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Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, May 22nd 2019, my home is my castle

  When one is dreaming, a house represents one's life. Is it too much to ask that one has a waking dream of peaceful repose in one's home, and by extension, life? I know we humans are animals and survive in a jungle, but hasn't civilization taken upon itself the use of tools to organize… Continue reading Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, May 22nd 2019, my home is my castle

haiku · Mind Lovers Misery Menagerie · poetry

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

Mind Lovers Misery Menagerie · poetry

Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, February 6th 2019, sundown

Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, February 6th 2019, sundown Mindloves Misery Menagerie's Chèvrefeuille says: Welcome at a new episode of Heeding Haiku With … MLMM’s feature about haiku and haibun. As you all (maybe) know I am hosting my own website at blogger.com and this month we are creating Tan Renga. Tan Renga is a short chained… Continue reading Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, February 6th 2019, sundown

fauna · haiku · Mind Lovers Misery Menagerie · poetry

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

haiku · Mind Lovers Misery Menagerie · poetry

#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