Tea and Lentils

A light rain is falling on Lake Agnes And I’ve had my fill of tea and lentils Which is why I am seated on this grey rock Hands resting in Dhyana mudra Pouring myself out with each breath Until I am once again empty This morning’s poem is in response to the Quadrille #97 prompt […]

Kipping Down…

Kipping down On apples and pears The old geezer If you don’t know anything about Robert Lenkiewicz, he was a painter from South West England. He created as many as 10,000 pieces in his life. In 1981, he faked his own death. After he actually died in 2002, the embalmed body of a tramp was […]

Graveyard Jazz…

Graveyard jazz Cuts the body loose – Backatown An extra poem today. This one inspired by the post Haibun: Don’t Forget Me over at Cactus Haiku. https://cactushaiku.com/2020/02/04/haibun-dont-forget-me It’s been awhile since I’ve been to New Orleans, but there’s truly no place like it on earth. The stones in the streets absolutely scream out with countless […]

Hoar Frost…

Hoar frost –  The scent of bread Still baking This haiku was written as part of Frank J. Tassone’s weekly #Haikai challege: https://frankjtassone.com/2020/02/02/haikai-challenge-124-2-2-20-martha-magenta-tribute-haiku-senryu-haibun-tanka-haiga-renga/ The challenge this week was to write a short piece inspired by a piece by Martha Magenta. The piece I chose was from Haiku Dialogue, under the prompt, “First Raspberry.” Here’s what […]

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