from Shichigoro Shingo I held out a flower to the lady soldier, Aware that she saw me as her enemy. It's rubbish to think that our differences Mean that we must always disagree. But, man hasn't always learned to love Others unlike him, much to my chagrin. Instead, they've let their differences Bring the world... Continue Reading →
Photo from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie It took many long hours on three planes, And I am so glad to finally arrive. Looking at my temporary abode, It seems a place in which I can survive. Flying leaves butterflies in my belly, But it's worth it to see the world. To experience new cultures and peoples, And... Continue Reading →
Virginia Blue Bell from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie Bluebells in a vase. What joy you bring to my heart! Don't stop blooming! Written for Heeding Haiku with Chevrefeuille from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie. The prompt today is Bluebells.
Photo by Kalhh at Pixabay.com Kathie hated visiting Aunt Betsy's house. It was the only time she had "accidents" in the night. Mother told her that her cousins weren't afraid to go to the outhouse. Kathie responded, "Mother, the ghosts know them, but they don't know me. Who lives in a cemetery, anyway?" (275 characters)... Continue Reading →
Autumn Beach from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie Leaves upon the sand . Autumn beach bursts in colors. Time to start afresh. Written for the Heeding Haiku with Chevrefeuille from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie. The prompt is Autumn Beach.
From Sue Vincent"s Daily Echo As I stumbled in the snow, trying to find my way back to the car, I chanced upon a large male deer with a beautiful rack of antlers. He appeared first as a specter in the snow, and I was afraid. But, as my eyes adjusted, I saw him looking... Continue Reading →
From Mindlovemisery's Menagerie I am an enigma to my best friend, As a woman who doesn't like to shop. She asked if I were really a girl, As real women shop 'til they drop! But, I question that ridiculous belief That my femininity depends on a need To go to stores and malls or flea... Continue Reading →
Leaves are falling, autumn in Japan. Image from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie. Last bursts of beauty! The trees will rejuvenate! New leaves in the spring! Written for Heeding Haiku with Chevrefeuille from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie, using the theme of the leaves are falling. I was reminded that we humans need to let go of disappointments, defeats, and failures,... Continue Reading →