#SoCS – Cozy Comforts

Tense hands,Rookie’s mistake,Stitches need relaxed gripYarn makes for gorgeous scarfCashmere perfectPleasure Badger’s Hexastitch I think I missed Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday prompt deadline for the synonyms for loose and tight. I used relaxed and tense to describe various tension levels of how I hold the hook. I learned about a new type of poem called the…

#FOTD #Shadorma – An Unlikely Pair

#Shadorma Poem – An Unlikely Pair UnsightlyGreen box powers homeNext to itLavenderFlower accompanies boxCharming passersby Took a snapshot on my walk & decided to create a short poem! Shadorma is a Spanish poetic form made up of a stanza of six lines with no rhyme. Its syllabic structure is 3/5/3/3/7/5. Entry for Colleen’s #Tanka Tuesday,…

#Haibun – A Bishop’s Walk

“My hair may turn white as frost before I return from those fabled places – or maybe I won’t return at all.”, ” … I felt three thousand miles rushing through my heart, the whole world only a dream.“ Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), Narrow Road to the Interior  Take a lonely path Beyond the arch, his…

#Haibun-Frozen- Tell The Story

One kind word can warm three winter months. Japanese proverb Hello everyone! “Tell The Story Challenge” is a tag created by Eclectic Contrarian where the tagger gives his/her nominees a picture to write a tale, story, or poem about it. I’ve been tagged by Rory @ A Guy Called Bloke and K-9 Doodlepip! His funny…

#Haibun – Magical Melody

Exhilaration Melodies echo in spaceNotes grant excursion Losing track of time, a curious virtuoso reinvigorates an abandoned piano which longs to captivate the world once again. Its strings are vibrating with excitement. Dancing dust of hypnotic lights celebrate the instrument’s rebirth. His gnarled audience, on the other hand, is unaccustomed to such brilliance and attempts…

#Double Etheree – Payback Time

Payback Time Witch fixing failed potion outside her tree Crazed incantation Setting fire ablaze About to taste sweet revenge on the fling who betrayed her trust He unlocked her chest and stole her things Freely broke her heart into smithereens Her pet owl’s eyes are gaping in concern Tree spirits are materializing Raven hair dancing in…

#Haibun: The Move

The Move Rain is glistening Arrive in town by twilight The day exhausts me I lower the ramp of the moving van into the puddle of water. I begin to carry my things into my new bedroom. Cardboard boxes suddenly became bricks forming a series of walls around me. A symbol of what seems to…