haiku 15

The day flies by until I remember, “my haiku,” so I step outside and there is this:

heavy scented night
jasmine stars line our pathway
thin crescent above

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haiku 14

My roses are blooming crazy which makes me think of this quandary…

when are they perfect?
barely open? fully burst?
what makes you say ahhh?

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haiku 13

When  all else fails, the cat will lend you a haiku.

the cat has a thought
at least, it appears that way
then he blinks, it’s gone

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haiku twelve

When I woke up this morning, I looked at the clock and thought, “The Capitol 10,000 runners are just about finishing up.” I imagined them sweaty and smiling an endorphin soaked high. I did not long to be there although I have enjoyed those group runs. No, I was content to enjoy my Sunday lie-in with my animals who hog the pillow.

to some, it is sloth
for me, much needed self care
luxurious rest

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haiku eleven

When I write a haiku, I start by sensing the world around me. In this case, today, I was noticing how damp the air was. It almost felt like I was at the beach. Except I couldn’t hear waves. Just lots and lots of birdsong, which if you think about it, sounds as cool and rhythmic as waves. Then I noticed the dog sitting next to me, listening and watching, perhaps writing her own haiku

just beyond the screen
the air coos, chirps and flutters
while the dog takes notes

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