A Week of Haiku – Week 3

A Week of Haiku – Week 3

Writing a haiku a day challenges me to select a moment, ruminate on it, and attempt to capture its essence in 17 syllables. I’ve found that it has helped me cultivate a posture of reflection and attentiveness. I just try to have fun with it (missed the weekend again).

Friday, May 29, 2015

Tiny umbrella
Top half dry, lower half wet
The elements win

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Candlelit story
Starts with a summoning song
Children gather round

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The trees leaves rustle
yet their core remains unmoved
Rebellious stillness

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Drop by drop by drop
From dark misty clouds above
Torrential rainfall

Monday, May 25, 2015

Sprouts send their first leaves
To receive the gift of sun
Roots toil in secret

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