Undisturbed

Written In Response To:

V.J’s Weekly Challenge #64: Resilience – There is a catch to this week’s challenge: I don’t want you to use the word itself, but to illustrate what resilience means to you.

orange leaves....

tree firmly rooted

its top blown in wind’s forces

grace encircles it

mind escapes chaos vortex

soul’s peace remains undisturbed

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Golden Hearth

Written In Response To:

MLMM Heeding Haiku With Chevrefeuille – As I am writing this episode of Heeding Haiku With … I have vacation, so the next four weeks I will give you only the theme you have to use for your haiku or haibun.  This week that’s PAUSE …

Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge #271 – Fierce & Fever

Double Rainbow in Quechee, Vermont

fierce is the fever

for Autumn’s golden blessings

pause…embrace its hearth

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Bridge To Autumn Blessings

Written In Response To:

Maria Antonia Weekly 2019 Photography Challenge – Come join me, each Saturday, in posting a photo. There is a list of the prompts to help inspire us. The order of the photos won’t matter. In other words, you don’t have to start at the top and move toward the end. For this challenge, you may pick any prompt on the list and start with that.

Frank J. Tassone Haikai Challenge 102 (8/31/19): Autumn Contemplation (shuushi) – This week, write the haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga) that states or alludes to Autumn contemplation (shuushi.)

as I cross the bridge

in Autumn contemplation

there’s awakening

refreshing soul’s new season

of promised blessings to come

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Hidden Weeds – Bussokusekika Poem

Bussokusekika is a rare form of Japanese poetry that consists of six lines written in a 5-7-5-7-7-7 mora pattern. David Bowles

Written In Response To:

MLMM Tale Weaver #237 – Weeds – This week consider the notion of weeds as your topic to write about.  What does it mean to you? The unwanted plants that grow in your garden? The irritating people in your life? Something others consider a pest but you think otherwise.  Go where the prompt leads you.

Maria Antonia Weekly 2019 Photography Challenge – Come join me, each Saturday, in posting a photo. There is a list of the prompts to help inspire us. The order of the photos won’t matter. In other words, you don’t have to start at the top and move toward the end. For this challenge, you may pick any prompt on the list and start with that.  MY CHOICE OF PROMPT: HIDDEN.

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hidden are the weeds

that choke a living beauty

evil intentions

are working undercover

surprising its next victim

yet…beauty always triumphs

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