26 02, 2019

Will You Visit Me?

2019-02-26T14:57:09-05:00February 26th, 2019|Haiku, Haiku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry|

One day you'll visitFlowers placed upon my graveA sunny mourning Today's haiku is from the Baffled haiku challenge on Twitter. The haiku challenge was to write any haiku using the word visit. What happens when you go to visit someone and they are no longer there, either physically or spiritually? Perhaps you are in [...]

26 02, 2019

Shall We Play?

2019-02-26T14:59:38-05:00February 26th, 2019|Haiku, Haiku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry|

The school yard playgroundWe would all play togetherUnited by sun Today's haiku from from the Baffled haiku challenge on Twitter. The haiku challenge was to write any haiku using the word play. I remember from my childhood that it was always so easy to make new friends on the school yard playground. We all [...]

22 02, 2019

Free To Fly

2019-02-22T11:19:52-05:00February 22nd, 2019|Haiku, Haiku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry|

Time to leave the nestSpread my wings and I'll fly freeBaby Robin dreams Today's haiku was from the Baffled haiku challenge on Twitter. The haiku challenge was to write any haiku using the word free as the challenge word. Soon spring will be coming and underneath my deck, robins build a nest every year. [...]

19 02, 2019

I Perform For No One

2019-02-19T14:41:40-05:00February 19th, 2019|Haiku, Haiku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

A cunning linguistIn a world performs aloneAn owl hoots who Today's haiku was from the Baffled haiku challenge on Twitter. The haiku challenge was to write any haiku using the word perform. In life, we perform all the time. Sometimes we can exceed expectations. Sometimes we fail. Other times there is no one to [...]

19 02, 2019

Will We Meet Again?

2019-02-19T14:42:35-05:00February 19th, 2019|Haiku, Haiku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

'til we meet againThe days are growing longerA blue jay returns Today's haiku was from the Baffled haiku challenge on Twitter. The haiku challenge was to write any haiku using the word meet. With another pending snow storm coming in, I cannot wait for the return of Spring and the return of the birds [...]

24 01, 2019

The Way Of My World

2019-01-24T10:56:03-05:00January 24th, 2019|Haiku, Haiku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry|

I've not lost my way.A pulled leash is guiding me.Blinded by snowflakes. Today's haiku is from the Baffled haiku challenge on Twitter. The haiku challenge word is to use the word "way." This haiku was rather apropros as it was snowing this morning when I was walking my dog. The wind was blowing rather [...]

11 08, 2016

The Buried Empire

2016-08-11T15:27:19-05:00August 11th, 2016|Haiku, Haiku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

The Lost Empire of The Terracotta Army Standing in silence. An emperor's empire. Cast terracotta. The haiku today was in response to the Baffled daily haiku challenge on Twitter. The challenge word is empire. I took the picture while on a business trip to China. This is an image of the unearthed Terracotta Army, [...]

5 08, 2016

One Nation Under God

2018-06-25T12:16:02-05:00August 5th, 2016|Haiku, Haiku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry|

We Live In A Complex Nation The birch and the bees. Walk through our garden of life. One poly-nation. This haiku was for the Baffled Haiku Challenge on Twitter, where the challenge word for the day was to use the word garden in a haiku. I snapped this picture on my morning walk with [...]

3 08, 2016

For My Love Mercedes

2016-08-03T08:52:32-05:00August 3rd, 2016|Haiku, Haiku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry, Product Placement Poetry|

I Miss My Girl Mercedes The salt washed away. In the sun she's glistening. My girl Mercedes. I wrote this haiku in August of 2014, as a series of "haiku challenges" with Mercedes Benz. As you can see in the tweet below, product placement poetry is alive and well. Alas I traded her in [...]