Haibun 2017 | Images Feeding The Ducks Winter 2010/11

Feeding the hungry, ducks, geese, swans, moorhen, coot, and gulls. The image depicts me in the winter of 2010. I hasten to add that to this day I’m still feeding them, and other wild birds. All so, and sadly, much to other peoples disgust, the squirrels, and rats too. And although I have not observed…

Acrostic Haibun – Devastation

DEVASTATION Demolition, bulldoze, bomb. Exploitation, deforestation, slavery. Violence, war, terrorism. Atrocities, torture, murder, rape. Scourge, disease, famine. Termination,  end, finish. Annihilation, destruction, extinction. Tragedy, sad, bad, carnage. Infliction, castigation, punishment, pain. Overpower, defeat, destroy. Notoriety, bad deeds  In my today, everyday. Think Peace devastation war planetary extinction please give peacea chance ………………….. © Mick Talbot 2017…

Monday Haibun #29 – Wait

Waiting Wait Everyday I wait, today is no exception. The  sun to rise,  starlings clicking outside my bedroom window, my alarm. Clock got binned, batteries were not included. Shops to open, postie dropping mail. Son to call, fell a tree, wife to get back home for dinner.  Desert, not sweet, both diabetic.  Sugar soon, between the sheets, nighttime  treats. Oh yes,…

The Sun – Haibun

The sun is poetically sound. Caught me hook line and sinker, Your words did truly expound, the virtue of a paper blinkered. Torn to shreds, yet words you found, poetically and, justifiably tinkered. Yet by the sun all life is surely bound. Your title did my first thoughts clinker. Now I have read all, your…

Faded – The Daily Post Writing Prompt

 Faded  Haibun …………………………………………………………… It was the night before the following day, a vague memory of something I had to do. Slept through till 9am, no dreams that I could recall, just a half memory that I had something to do this day. Breakfasted, ablutions done, dressed casual, checked camera, packed sarnies, filled flask, packed, ready…

Haibun Monday #28

Childhood memories …………………………… Everyday a childhood memory is invoked, today was no exception. As if was the same day all that time ago, a huge black dog came racing up the street, I had nowhere to go, I froze, my man bag held before my private bits. It ran strait  by, ner a sniff, me…

Haibun | Global Warning

Ship tracks can be seen as lines in these clouds over the Atlantic Ocean on the east coast of the United States. Atmospheric particles from these and other sources could have a large effect on climate through the aerosol indirect effect. Global Warning ~~~~~~ Global warning, are governments blind,  do all politicians need glasses to read….

A Haibun and My Daily Haiku #14

LINKS European domesticated felines: Moggies and then there’s  breeds. Domesticated breeds: Abyssinian, Aegean, British Longhair, British Shorthair, Chartreux, Cornish Rex, Devon Rex, European Shorthair, Exotic Shorthair, German Rex, Havana Brown, Manx, Norwegian Forest, Peterbal, Russian Blue, Scottish Fold, Siberian, Ukrainian Levkoy. European wild felines: Wildcat (Felis silvestris), Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx), Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus) ….

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…

A Fishy Tale | Haibun

My first blog published haibun, using  this  format, please be critical with critiques, please! A Fishy Tale A day down on the racing rivers bank. Choices, pleasure, or specimen, huge flash as pike jumps for the sky? Carp roll, then sucking at the flies, choices, specimen or pleasure? Bream rolling a mighty shoal, decision made,…