Tag Archives: Dharma

War is hell

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glancing back
as I leave the theatre-
war is hell

Today’s writing prompt was “Theatre” most people might think of going to a play or movie. To a combat veteran the word has a different meaning.

Blue heron

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great blue heron holds
dark of winter under its wings-
fragrant magnolia blossoms

I will be working on this one. Not quite happy with it.

Cherry Blossoms

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cherry blossoms
leave a fine dusting-
benadryl season

Perfect minute

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twice a day
perfect minute-
12:34

New Monk 2nd version

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old man with
newly shaved head-
autumn dawn

This is second of two haiku today that I wrote after the prompt “religious ceremony” by the facebook group NaHaiWriMo
I edited it because I felt that the first one did was a simple image and felt a second image was needed to flesh out the feeling and mood.

New Monk

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old man with
newly shaved head
walking the path

This is one of two haiku today that I wrote after the prompt “religious ceremony” by the facebook group NaHaiWriMo

No light tonight!

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dark clouds
blot out the moon-
yellow chrysanthemums

music of the spheres

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spring brings
notes between notes-
celestial music

Respectful Pollinators

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whisper of bees
as they visit every flower
graveyard garden

Flutter by

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morning sun
brings first butterfly-
grandma’s grave