My plans are ice sculptures. Beautiful to behold and full of magic. Then they melt but their promise does not. They dissemble with a ripple that wobbles it's way slowly and surely to all the corners of infinity, touching every possibility along the way. That way I cease to put energy into worry about the … Continue reading ephemeral
I sat in the grove of this October beech cathedral, my heart bursting with autumnal spirit-song. Sometimes nature just does that too me. Around me stood those giants, old, gentle and wise. They had seen it all and yet even they were in awe of the river. Millions of tiny droplets leaping from stone to … Continue reading after the deluge
The world is new this morning as my breath blows small clouds into being. They form briefly then disappear into the thin cold air. Such cloud making is a deep life affirmation. Nothing quite like seeing your own breath. Days like this tingle you alive. The trees are glistening with early sun dancing on the … Continue reading Hoar’s whisperer
I write the way I write because I have no choice in the matter other than to get out of the way of the words that wish to come dance this very day in this space. This very moment. Tomorrow will be different and yesterday may inform today but it will never dictate what should … Continue reading sprinkle think
Kissing the sky with my mind I sit quietly and stare at the changeling, as she opens. The old beech tree standing there singing in the corner of the field. She is so beautiful, wise, matriarchal in her stature and I love her. There is a deep connection here that always opens up in me … Continue reading Tree Spirit
Hello all. It is Toni once again on the Haibun Trail. Summer is slowly winding down and this morning, there was a tad bit of cool in the air – which has long since dissipated! My prompt for you all today, will hopefully make you smile and take you back to middle or high school….what … Continue reading what i did on my holidays.
Today Victoria is hosting Haibun Monday. For today’s prompt I am asking you to consider the compelling world-view of Wabi-Sabi in writing your Haibun. You may use an imperfect object to inspire you, or choose to include a grammatical or spelling error in the prose portion of your work. … Continue reading imp(erfect)