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We arrived just in time to see the lighthouse go up in flames. The wingless ravens laughed, and the crimson waves gave birth to a toaster that we couldn’t use. 9 more words


by the time you read this, I will have rolled off the cliff and into the sea.
when they speak of me, they will speak of a hill. 61 more words

Opening the gate

I worked too hard this week, spent too much time alone and got too introverted.

This morning I laboured over a haiga for the Carpe Diem Haiku Kai prompt … 841 more words


privilege to help (haibun)

In the past two days she had attended a clinical training in downtown Montréal,  to improve in her counselling techniques and brief solution focus approach. It was nice to be with colleagues that she rarely saw all at once due to varied shifts scattered over a 24 hour period. 89 more words


giants (haibun)

She’d lingered at the creek as long as she could – until the streets called her home.  She wandered, letting the scenery direct her path:  left, where a crow scolded from the pines; right, where a chipmunk ducked into the ivy.   232 more words

Carpe Diem Haiku Kai

Beneath trees - 2

Today on CDHK Chevrefeuille has written some very interesting notes on two styles of haiku and given us a challenge in two parts. The first prompt reads:- … 628 more words


under the trees (haiga)

It was a hot muggy day and she dreaded going to work. She shuffled across the street with her sunglasses protecting her sensitive blue eyes from the hot sun at high noon. 61 more words