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Haibun Thinking - January 13th 2015

Welcome to Haibun Thinking.  A weekly challenge to get your creative juices running. The challenge is to create something from one of the prompts below using the form of the Haibun. 164 more words

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When they ask me, I’ll say he was tall and dark – and yes, exceptionally handsome. I’ll tell them we danced in the cobbled square beneath an arc of spectral colours amidst a brooding sky of inky-blue. 146 more words


The Key to Courage

I always come to the water gardens to find stillness. That piece of tranquillity that allows the doubts and fears inside me to be held back. 102 more words


Haibun Thinking - January 6th 2015

Thank you all for bearing with me over the Christmas period. Hopefully we will be back to normal now, or at least very soon. I hope you all had a safe New Year. 223 more words

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Snow turned to rain (haibun)

Well now despite the dangers of this weather, like over 150,000 residents in this province without hydro, the slippery roads in areas, the flooded streets in others and the dangers of walking on ice, slush, snow covered ice…it really is beautiful.   163 more words


First snow of this year (haibun)

Finally a snowstorm! That may sound a bit silly but the past two weeks without any snow during the holidays was truly not fun nor was it pretty. 175 more words


Haibun of Spring - To Lay in the Meadow


To lay down in the meadow is to recall youthful days running wild and free throughout the countryside. Surrounded by mountains, the valley where I lived as a child is uniquely nestled in a protected area where the weather (for the most part) is mild and residents are blessed with four distinct seasons, each a favorite of mine. 222 more words