Category Archives: Haibon haiku

Ligo Haibun Challenge – Consensus

I watch them gather on the cold frozen wastes In community, attentive to each others demands Always protective, nurturing, caring. A meeting in progress The affairs of state Decisions to be made Consensus reached They bow, acquiesce I watch in … Continue reading

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Ligo Haibun Challenge ~ Illusion

My chosen prompt for this week’s haibun is illusion. I sit and stare at the phone. I am stunned. I was certain I had made adequate arrangements for the evening. She said she was keen. She was apprehensive at first. … Continue reading

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Ligo Haibun Challenge- Shhhhhh

For this weeks Haibun challenge I have chosen the following prompt:   “A kiss is a lovely trick by nature to stop speech when words become” superfluous.” – Ingrid Bergman   I am sitting listening to her apologise for what … Continue reading

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Ligo Haibun Challenge – The Forest

I am sitting in their world. Aware I am trespassing on sacred sites, sites that have existed for thousands of years. Each vital to the existence of all life forms. Each layer I step carefully upon is an integral part … Continue reading

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Ligo Haibun Challenge

Morning Glory I am awake. I look at you sleeping beside me. I am enamored. You, the most beautiful person anyone could long for. We have laughed and we have cried. Our energies spent, we have slept the peaceful sleep … Continue reading

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Ligo Haibun Challenge Nature and Flowers

“Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher”  ~ William Wordsworth My first time out of the city was to visit my uncle and aunt at Ransom Manor. My eyes feasted on the greenery of the … Continue reading

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Haibon haiku Challenge/ Constancy

Constancy.   I looked at the figures carved into the stone and was reminded of the Ode on a Grecian Urn. Keats was fascinated as I was by the concept of a beauty that would survive eternity. As I looked … Continue reading

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