Showing posts with label The Now. Show all posts
Showing posts with label The Now. Show all posts

Monday, March 3, 2014

More Haiku . . . Sorry

Desert Heat

Always a mirage--
The road to happiness: long
And never ending.

Photo by Pete Turner/Getty Images courtesy of The Guardian


The wind blows, snow drifts.
Poor weather! It never wins.
We can wait it out.

Photo by Dmitry Sergeev Courtesy of Deviant Art

Washing Hands

In the winter while
Washing my hands the water
Turns from cold to hot.

Photo Courtesy of She Knows Living

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Friday, December 13, 2013

Rate My Haiku

Bluejay Through a Kitchen Window 
Drip in the kitchen
Bluejay in a barren tree
Keep pipes from freezing.

Why is haiku so fun to do? I think it's because they tend to just come to you, presenting themselves almost fully formed, arising out of a moment, very much like the moment itself.

Then you can look at it later and relive that moment, and remember that it was a moment, which in tern (no pun intended, this was supposed to be "turn") helps you to remember the present moment and come back to it quickly.

What do you think? Is this one any good? Feel free to put one of your own in comments.

Photo curtesy of Garden Walk Garden Talk.

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