Inspired Haiku

Photo by Karl ————————— stranger on the shore traveller from distant lands drifter ……………………… beached from distant land driftwood ……………………… repurposed carved to suit driftwood …………………….. prostrate travelled oceans driftwood …………………….. comfy seaside bench repurposed driftwood used seabirds lost respite …………………….. sailed oceans decades beached driftwood rotting saved repurposed traveller …………………….. strange to our shores driftwood…

My Daily Haiku #26

My Daily Haiku #26 ……………. Beach Haiku ……………….. sand dunes shield the seaside beach turtles dig …….. beached flotsam runs for miles plastic waste …….. killer whale gasps inhaling air seals beached ……… beach flowers blooming tolerant of salty tides costal gardens ……… starlit freckled sea moon reflections tossed high waves now prostrate beached …………

My Daily Haiku #18

A Small Anthology ………………… my daily haiku my hearts joys and woes expressed critiques if you please … red roses tokens of true love don’t forget … moon pulls tides deposit flotsam broken hearts … beware gravity keeps all feet on the ground let ripcords prevail … lost our way I lick your soft tears…

My Daily Haiku #16 #2

Haiku – Senryu Anthology ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ walking down my street friendly faces some are not brexit hidden fears ^^^^^ gardening respite a moment free no pressure lay back enjoy life ^^^^^ suns rays exposed misty ragged clouds reveal beaming filtered light ^^^^^ distance closeness not measuring how far feel me kiss my lips ^^^^^ ^^^^^ silk…

Colleens Weekly Tanka Poetry Challenge #16 | bloom – late

Late Harvested Fruit and Blooms ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ adult love passion ere late or early blooms should true love prevail procreation not lust fruition of true loves ways ~~ could I the world roam I’d sow seeds on fertile soil return in the spring the early blooms beyond awe late summers were untrue ~~ all sown in…

Gardens | Haibun

Gardens ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Gardens, vast expanses of verdant flora. Coloured blooms, majestic trees,  statues   displaying ones perception of inorganic beauty, with regard to the living. Ponds, ere lakes, streams, should size allow. Venues, gardens of greater stature, might import fauna, deer, sheep or, exotic beasts, lamas, peacocks, true eye candy. Macro gardens, windowsills, a jardinière, all…

Missed and a View

Senryu  Haiku and a Tanka by Mick Talbot ~~~~ * ~~~~ Sadly Missed and Pink Skies glorious summer wildflower meadows dancing George Michael tribute *** a summer night the milky way unfolds David Bowie sings *** night of summer jazz swings a lady sings Amy Winehouse gone *** summer colours purple rain a jazz refrain…

Vivant — WORDS IN THE LIGHT

Ce poème est un jardin, un jardin derrière un mur, un mur si facile à franchir si l’on reste un enfant On peut y voir tout de lumière, l’iris blanc, et même le noyer, celui qu’avait planté mon père, et aussi des violettes, celles qu’aimait ma mère, et de grandes fougères qui gardent une Source. […]…

Ragwort Tanka|Flower of the Day

SEASONS  The photos depict the seasons, captioned in English and Japanese. I have attempted to incorporate the appropriate Japanese, English translations into my ‘Tanka’. Please, if I have done wrong, hopefully someone will let me know, thanks in advance. The images used are courtesy of Wikipedia. authors will be credited in a footnote. Common Ragwort…

Meadowsweet

Filipendula ulmaria, or meadowsweet as it is commonly known. However names such as Queen of the Meadow, Pride of the Meadow, Meadow-Wort, Meadow Queen, Lady of the Meadow, Dollof, Meadsweet, and Bridewort were also chosen. Self seeded, in damp meadows, and stream banks in great, and small stands it will be found growing.

Language of the Rose’s

The Language of the Rose’s Lavender rose:  Love at first sight. Enchantment. White rose:  Purity, innocence, silence, secrecy, reverence and youthfulness. Red rose: Love, beauty, courage, respect, job well done, and passion. Blue rose: The unattainable, and the impossible. Yellow rose:  Joy, gladness, friendship, delight, welcome back, I care. Pink rose:  Appreciation, thank you, admiration, and…