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
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
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.
This morning at Real Toads Margaret offers us an Artistic Interpretation prompt titled 'small town inspiration' I have chosen this image from Peggy Viera as my foundation for a Haibun. Bertha had been born in that house, built to accommodate the mill workers, and had lived there since 1927. She had worked in the … Continue reading Bob knew
Just to write. To create form from the formless. To somehow step aside from oneself and allow what is there to just be. With no thought for outcome or for response. Just write. How do I open to the flow? How do I write with no judgement? How do I select words? Watch yourself getting … Continue reading Lily
At dVerse this evening it's Haibun Monday. My favourite. Our host is Toni, kanzensakura and here is her prompt. Today, I’d like you to write about singing along with your music and driving. Off on a trip, off on vacation, soothing yourself and just driving at night, driving out your anger or your grief, shared … Continue reading skye
Our prompt for Haibun Monday is offered by Toni (Photograph of Francesca by me taken with Pentax Me Super and Tmax 100 film stock) “Were it not for shadows, there would be no beauty.” ― Jun’ichirō Tanizaki, In Praise of Shadows So…shadows is a pretty open theme. The only rules are: • Must be written … Continue reading windows