a haiku and a prose for 2021-02-14

A Haiku Because love hangs on patiently adorns each hope undaunted beyond A Prose He has no idea how she has felt after all these decades, 29 years in all. He once thought they would have a long long time together and be happy ever after. In real life their time does not work that … Continue reading a haiku and a prose for 2021-02-14

an old poem on “The Power of the Dog”, a fresh haiku on “a lost friend”, and a news on a found golden retriever on a freezing Irish mountain

Many of us have a soft spot in our hearts for our pets, e.g. a dog. My family and I have kept dogs as companions for generations. Today I found this old poem about the power of a dog. I also sighted a random news about a golden retriever stranded on a freezing mountain for … Continue reading an old poem on “The Power of the Dog”, a fresh haiku on “a lost friend”, and a news on a found golden retriever on a freezing Irish mountain

Same as last year: farewell, goodbye, and a haiku, my friend,

Dougie MacLean Same as last year. Goodbye and farewell, my friend. One day, if perchance, we shall meet, let's pay for each other's cup of kindness...and we will take a right goodwill draught, for old times sake. Just this once. for Auld Lang Syne dear I sing this cup of kindness blue sea yonder clear … Continue reading Same as last year: farewell, goodbye, and a haiku, my friend,

Challenge 331 FIRST, Heal: gender perspectives (one story three haikus)

heal, first, one haiku challenge (Haiku one: Reconciled position) distant rumble "heal" who goes "first" he smiles she laughs and they dance as "one" (Haiku two: competitive position) distant rumble "heal" who gets "first" he asks she laughs alas none no "one" (Haiku three: neutral position) distant rumble "heal" who cares "first" not me (blank … Continue reading Challenge 331 FIRST, Heal: gender perspectives (one story three haikus)

time travel haiku and back: just timing

https://beckybofwinchester.com/2018/12/03/december-squares-3/ sometime ago when in an interval story zone long ago in another story zone just timing my time and yours to savor and chimepreparing our climb This months photo challenge in square format from Becky is Time https://beckybofwinchester.com/2018/12/04/december-squares-4/#more-12547 https://beckybofwinchester.com/2018/12/03/december-squares-3/comment-page-3/#comment-10839

On a day when her light returns: a haiku

As she Shines One day he passes shinning water full of life transformed in the light Genesis 1:3-5 The Message (MSG) God spoke: “Light!” And light appeared. God saw that light was good and separated light from dark. God named the light Day, he named the dark Night. It was evening, it was morning— Day … Continue reading On a day when her light returns: a haiku

a watery mirrored house of haiku (two versions)

Mirror watery evening my front yard's sunset floating daily abiding I took this photo on 20151229 again in a hurry one evening in California. The place is a must see site because of its famous reflection of beautiful and colorful houses on water. The panoramic view did not turn out well as I was using … Continue reading a watery mirrored house of haiku (two versions)

Love’s riddle: a haiku

complex paradox enigma unsolvable find the little fox She is back. He is back. They are not relatives. But the two humans are not together. And yet they love each other. It is like looking at this photo. You never know whether the photographer is climbing up the mountain or going down the slope. There … Continue reading Love’s riddle: a haiku

framing the cameraman: a haiku

minding our business looping comes from flying tram motion froze in frame I took this shot at a train station. The two "photographers" appeared suddenly while we were waiting for the train to continue to the next stop. While they were setting up their gears on ground I took this photo. I never knew what … Continue reading framing the cameraman: a haiku

this morning I fly alone: a haiku

Morning This dawning alone flying solo not forlorn painting world beyond This picture is unedited. I used a Samsung Galaxy and set the scene at dawn. It came out like a painted picture. The bird at the right corner is a bonus. We never know what we shall get in life until we receive them. … Continue reading this morning I fly alone: a haiku

define muse: a haiku

Muse Neither you nor I musing poets to define sky water divide I took this picture last January in Reno. The sun, the cloud, the water and the grass were in quite a spectacular harmonious formation. Narrow and yet broad in the limitation of my phone camera. Quite a poetic inspiring place. My hair turned … Continue reading define muse: a haiku

Left alone: a haiku (and a prose)

Desert alien here I dread print upon print I now thread deserted I read (After I wrote this little poem of a scene I took in US last January, I suddenly realize now of somewhat similar perspective in terms of man and nature left alone, expressed in two previous movie stories, both of which I had … Continue reading Left alone: a haiku (and a prose)

Cityexit sighs: a haiku (and a prose)

Look Up Sad sky with glum sign many pauses many sighs heart forlorn desires ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~"Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show." He never wants to be a hero even though he recalls this famous first … Continue reading Cityexit sighs: a haiku (and a prose)

it has to be love: a Haiku (and a Prose)

good explanation none better than love-passion seldom with ration "It has to be love, doesn’t it? In however many of its infinite permutations?" "What lasts? Is there anything you’ve made in your life that will still be here 150 years from now? What does not last, if they are not retold, are the stories." How … Continue reading it has to be love: a Haiku (and a Prose)

Love and pain: a haiku (with prose)

Concealed and revealed interspersed with love and pain compelling unveiled ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~He decides to dedicate today to the subject of LOVE. On waking this morning he observes that the snow has melted and revealed dark foreboding jagged black rock, like he is suddenly going through a lesson on the description of rocks, including their color and … Continue reading Love and pain: a haiku (with prose)

Love’s equilibrium: a haiku (and a prose)

Opposites Tranquility snow come rest upon my heart now gentle tender flow ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Everything is something it isn't. He read this somewhere. People feared the unknown and worried about uncertainty of changes. A wall might not be a wall. A door might not open at all. Yet he knew in chemistry there is a state in which a … Continue reading Love’s equilibrium: a haiku (and a prose)

Landmark for love: a haiku (and a prose)

Pure snow clothing with might authenticity that tied love so pure in sight ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Time is not a line but a dimension, like the dimensions of space.* He suddenly recalled how he used this line and wrote his first prose. He did not have access to this book then and read it as a quote somewhere. … Continue reading Landmark for love: a haiku (and a prose)

Eminent love: a haiku (and a prose)

Celebrated snow conspicuous sheer renowned crystal clear for now ~~~~~~~~He did not know whether his story was going to be celebrated or regretted when it happened. it was certainly a love story which had a noble beginning. As a child he had always dreamed of grandeur, the austere grandeur of mountain scenery. That was why he … Continue reading Eminent love: a haiku (and a prose)

what loneliness means to him: a haiku (and a prose)

Hitching a ride up windy snowy mountain camp needing fellowship ~~~~~~~He knows he cannot be alone for long. That is why he joins his friends sometimes as they drive up the mountain. They do not really understand what he tries to express in his words, photos, or even the actions of continuing to climb mountains. … Continue reading what loneliness means to him: a haiku (and a prose)

Many-Splendored Thing: a haiku (and a prose)

Majestic grandeur aesthetics for raconteur lonely connoisseur ~~~~~~~~~~~Many misunderstandings avalanched and snow-balled from all angles. He got tired of repeated explanation which he reserved for the very close ones and there were not few due to the nature of his profession. "Unbelievable." Many shook their heads. His closest friend warned him, "AJ I wish you … Continue reading Many-Splendored Thing: a haiku (and a prose)

bedazzled by love: a haiku (and a prose)

dazzling ascend esoteric love transcends snow melded with sand ~~~~~~~~She gave him three years to complete a plan. "You need a plan." The plan demanded him to pay a price. The price of time and efforts. He enrolled in a post-graduate study to learn how to make living shelter that can shield human (and other … Continue reading bedazzled by love: a haiku (and a prose)

she has a passion for hope: a haiku (and a prose)

Beloved come now Sail away to blue beyond Many fields to plow ~~~~~~ “How do you know you know her?” Boss asked. He didn’t answer. How does he know? He just knows. He didn’t give her the right answer the last time because she was called away before he could answer her. She shouted, “See … Continue reading she has a passion for hope: a haiku (and a prose)