Out There (haiku)

A peaceful blackness
Quiet murmuring giants
The space between stars.

10/17/17

This is my response to Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Tuesday Challenge: Quiet & Space.

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Reflection (Senryu)

Hollow haunted eyes
Looking back from the mirror
A ghost wrapped in flesh.

10/11/17

This is my response to Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Tuesday Challenge No. 54: GHOST & HAUNT.

Shapes in the Mist (Haiku)

A shape in the mist
Distant, ill defined; alone
Shadows in the fog

10/5/17

This was written in response to Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 53 – MIST & SHAPE.

Momentary (Senryu)

A joyful moment
The spirit washes over
The moment passes

9/28/17

This is my response to Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 52 ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL #Haiku #Tanka #Haibun: “SPIRIT & JOY”. Happy One Year Anniversary, Colleen!

The Gift (Haiku)

A song on the breeze
Gentle, soothing; organic
Gifted to us all.

9/20/17

This is my response to Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 51 #Haiku #Tanka #Haibun: GIFT & SONG.

Casting Shadows (Haiku)

Light banishes dark
Yet the darkness still exists
The light casts shadows

8/22/17

This is my response to Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 47 – #Haiku #Tanka #Haibun: Shadow & Light.

Personal Goals (a senryu)

Nourish and flourish
Pride in being authentic
Have hate for no one.

8/10/17

My response to Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 45 – #Haiku #Haibun or #Tanka: Hate & Pride

Living (Haiku)

Green leaf canopy
Wild nature living; thriving
Peaceful stillness flows

7/18-7/19/17

This is my response to Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge – #Haiku #Tanka #Haibun: CALM & WILD. I substituted “stillness” for “calm.”

In the Air (Haiku)

Sweet smell of flowers
Seasoning the air
Cool breeze through the trees.

7/9/17

My response to Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 40 – SUGAR & SPICE. I subsituted “Sweet” and “Seasoning” for “Sugar” and “Spice.”

Reflection (Haiku)

Standing on the pier
Face mirrored in the harbor
Tides are coming in

6/30/17

This is my response to Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 39 – MIRROR & HARBOR