Category Archives: haiku

An Old Gate Post

Solid as a rock Class act on an old gate post Firm until it falls Solid as a rock, class act on an old gate post Class act on an old gate post, firm until it falls Today I am … Continue reading

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Flashing Petticoats

Extraordinary Hellebores dance at Nature’s ball Petticoats flashing Joining with Ronovan’s haiku challenge (challenge words flash & dance) and Sandra of Wild Daffodil’s photographic challenge (challenge word extra). Thanks to them for hosting and apologies for more dancing blooms! Extraordinary … Continue reading

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Tension Mounts

Tension mounts for plants Tucked up warmly all winter Now tightly furled shoots Joining in with Ronovan’s haiku challenge (challenge words ‘tight’ and ‘warm’), Wild Daffodil’s photo challenge (challenge word ‘tension’) and, albeit concisely, recognising the emergence of new shoots throughout … Continue reading

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At Home on the Stage

At home on the stage Milk white primadonnas dance Dolce legato At home on the stage milk white primadonnas dance Milk white primadonnas dance dolce legato Joining in with Wild Daffodil’s photo challenge, challenge word ‘home’, and Ronovan’s haiku challenge, … Continue reading

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Synonymical Liberties

Nothingness consumes Crystal water, fiery air Grows seed in dark earth Nothingness consumes crystal water, fiery air Crystal water, fiery air grows seed in dark earth Joining in with Wild Daffodil and friends’ 52 week photo challenge, with challenge word … Continue reading

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Winter Haiku

Sly winter sneaks past With no trumpet blast or trill The final curtain fell Sly winter sneaks past with no trumpet blast or trill With no trumpet blast or trill the final curtain fell Joining in with Wild Daffodil and … Continue reading

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Vintage Knots

For some time I have been promising Sandra of Wild Daffodil that I will join her in writing a haiku (5-7-5 syllable poem) for Ronovan Writes’ weekly challenge, so when she and a group of fellow bloggers introduced a weekly … Continue reading

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