orange hues, pink and yellow
trampling white and blue
joy brimming over
sighing gently, pondering
she sits down to rest
combing strands of dust
weary arms stretched out to pull
cool blanket to wrap
embraced by lover
whilst wind chiming lullaby
closed her eyes to dream
embraced by lover
whilst wind chiming lullaby
closed her eyes to dream
Author's Note: Since the subject is nature, I used the haiku form. The haiku consists of 17 syllables, made of three phrases of five, seven and five syllables. Within this format, the Haiku was generally divided also into two parts standing in contrast or reversal to each other. The challenge of haiku is to catch the moment or an acceptance of the life’s impermanence per Shashi.
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the last verse is my fav...i can imagine the cool morning, maybe the window open and sighing as i snuggle in...smiles.ReplyDelete
Thanks Brian *smiles*ReplyDelete
My original words were snuggling close to her lover, but when I was counting the syllables, it didn't fit. See you later~
Beautiful... I miss snuggling.ReplyDelete
Oh I love that picture. Your words fit perfectly.ReplyDelete
You caught the cool morning presence wonderfully in this one, nicely done!ReplyDelete
Beautifully written and captured. Well done ~~ :-)ReplyDelete
I love your sunset haiku and the picture image.ReplyDelete
you captured me from word one....beautifully done my friendReplyDelete
beautiful haiku...the cool feeling just soothes the reader on through.. niceReplyDelete
sultry and soothingReplyDelete
What a cool picture to go with this soothing piece.ReplyDelete
Lovely! Makes me hear wind chimes.ReplyDelete
..those are sets of a true fantastic Haikus... thanks for the treat and like the finale one...(:ReplyDelete
~Kelvin S. M.
Your Haikus flow so beautifully..that can be hard to do with this form...just lovely..ReplyDelete
nice...the third is my fav...the combing strands of dust....bkmReplyDelete
Is the illustration your work? It is such a perfect match for your haiku set. Beautiful work painted as well by words. Thank you, GayReplyDelete
Love in dancing colors and warm feelings, a blanket of impressions sew neatly together. Liked it, Heaven.ReplyDelete
Thank you everyone for the wonderful words.ReplyDelete
Beachanny: lovely image isn't it? But no, it is not mine.
My words actually flowed out easily when I saw this image last night.
*sewn* not sew...sigh--i also forgot to mention I liked 'combing strands of dust' too.ReplyDelete
I found this very soothing and calming. It's really a beautiful piece.ReplyDelete
Outstanding image! Your implementation of and good use of haiku, kept me reading on to your brief explanation...the first time I really might "get it". So thank you for that--and I GOTTA try this, again.ReplyDelete
Is this image a fruit of your talents?
PEACE! And thank you.
Heavens, sensuous and nostalgic where everyone can relate to. Great!ReplyDelete
A lovely way to link haiku!ReplyDelete
The pix was perfect for the poem.
As I read this, I felt calm wash over me. Lovely!ReplyDelete
stunning haiku, Heaven! lovely pastel imagery ~ utter perfection for a sunset! ♥ daniReplyDelete
I so love good haiku such as yours! The ability to distill a moment, an idea, a memory in 17 syllables and make it stay in the mind is a blessing for the writer as well as the reader. I'd say I've been blessed. Lovely, Heaven.ReplyDelete
So enjoyed this, Heaven!
Very nice! Makes me feel peaceful and relaxed. Excellent use of the haiku form.ReplyDelete
Nice to meet you as well!
A great response to the prompt. I was particularly fascinated by the form of it.ReplyDelete
Sunsets have that way about them...the day covering up with a blanket...great images and form. Oh how I love the edges of a day.ReplyDelete
"combing strands of dustReplyDelete
weary arms stretched out to pull cool blanket to wrap"
Paint me a picture cries the reader... which is what you did. Nice
I love the picture and haiku - a great match with your peaceful wordsReplyDelete
A wonderful quartet of images, demonstrating economy with intense feeling. Brilliant!ReplyDelete
breath taking Haiku sets, you rock.ReplyDelete
There was something very calming and soothing about your words here, Heaven. Love these haiku.ReplyDelete
nicely done. Love it :)ReplyDelete
Nice haiku triplet. I write haiku (or my version of it) almost every day, so I really appreciate these.ReplyDelete
Lovely and peaceful. Great Haiku.ReplyDelete
I particularly love the last haiku-verse. Great painting too!ReplyDelete
This is like comfort food...I'll call it comfort poetry. Excellent!ReplyDelete
Beautiful series of haiku, lovely to the prompt image. ~ RoseReplyDelete
Such a lovely flow to these that I didn't even realize I was floating along a series of haiku. Left me floating~ReplyDelete
Sensual! A treat. I read this a couple of time and enjoyed the experience. Thank you.ReplyDelete
Enjoyed the post, loved the read... thanks for sharing. Have a nice Thusday! .Keep up the fantastic work! Visit me too. Greetings!ReplyDelete
Just lovely - you really captures the image you used.ReplyDelete
Look at you girl with almost 50 comments...Hehehehe
You've come a long way in such a short time Grass Hopper.
Loved your Haiku's
Haiku truly catching life's impermanence ! I really had to search for the Post a Comment link though. It was not easy to find it.ReplyDelete
Calming, peaceful write.ReplyDelete
Beautiful imagery here - thank you for a lovely read. xReplyDelete
love thatt one last determined choice of closing eyes to dream...ReplyDelete
This is beautiful, and so sweet too... Thanks for the readReplyDelete
A collection of haiku, collected to tender delights...sweet image, heart brimming in the words.ReplyDelete
Lovely haiku - like drifting plum blossom.ReplyDelete
I admire masters of the haiku form, but was more intent when reading this poem with how lovely were the words and how well they went with the illustration you chose.ReplyDelete
Beautiful poem, I like the haiku stanzas! I love the line "joy brimming over" The photo fits very well also.ReplyDelete
I love it when haiku is strung together this way. Very beautiful!ReplyDelete
Live the haiku format. (:ReplyDelete
And congrats your blog is growing by leaps and bounds:)
Im truly happy that your talent is being recognized:)
This stilled me and made me take a breath. I like it when a poem does that. Lovely haiku quartet.ReplyDelete
Stupendous work and the image compliments it so beautifully!ReplyDelete
if your poem is a painting it'll be really pretty :)ReplyDelete
I like the last Haiku. Sunset always gives off a feeling like that.
Agree with solitarywanders on that! I found a beautiful sunset painted on the easel of my imagination through your haiku :) Thanks!ReplyDelete
My Poem ~ Vicissitude of thought
Each verse is gorgeous!ReplyDelete
Breathtaking beauty,that is what I see. :)ReplyDelete
Sweet and calming poem. Good job! :-)ReplyDelete
color me impressed. ;)ReplyDelete
i love the pictures you find for your posts.
Gorgeous picture and breathtaking haiku. An enjoyable read :)ReplyDelete
I like it : ) It's lovelyReplyDelete
This poem paints pictures in my mind when I read it. Lovely!ReplyDelete
Oh wow these are vivid and beautiful =)ReplyDelete
Loved the flow and the image choice just heightened the words!ReplyDelete
I imagine the Sun pulling up her blanket, to snuggle in, as daylight turns to dusk...ReplyDelete
falling to land unknown
dreaming in love
LOVE the 2nd stanza!ReplyDelete
A great read.ReplyDelete
You've inspired me to have a go at haiku.
whilst wind chiming lullaby...very niceReplyDelete
Lovely Haiku! Leaving images in your mind.ReplyDelete