Tag Archives: d’verse

Haibun Monday: And to all a goodnight

Every sign says it’s going to be a good night. It’s cold outside, the fire is burning, the family gathered around, every seat filled with hips rubbing against the one. We’ve all come great distances to here, the weather and … Continue reading

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Haibun Monday – Free for All – On Waking

Its early and outside its cold as I can see the wind bending the branches on the silky oak outside our window. I look across and you are sleeping still. Your face is at peace after the frantic nature of … Continue reading

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Haibun Monday #24 – The Bridge

I’ve been here a long time and I am the epitome of knowing a lot of water that has gone under me. I have been unchanged in a hundred years. A little rusty in places, a few planks replaced, but … Continue reading

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Haibun Monday # 22: (Extra)Ordinary Days – Daughter’s Birthday

For this week’s prompt, think about a moment of your typical day (first person singular). This can be your morning routine, commute, day in the office, a walk in the afternoon, household chores, grocery shopping, gardening etc. Here’s the challenge: … Continue reading

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Haibun Monday: A Little Romance

His message says he is running late. She looks at her watch wondering how long before she sees him. Outside the summer sun beats down, the hustle and bustle of the city is well underway as the commuters scurry to … Continue reading

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Poetics: Empire of Scents – Family Dinner

Dive into the world of scents. I hear the crash of the door Young Jack enters, exuberant as always His younger brothers follow Wide eyed wondering what’s on the menu. Daughters arrive, sons rush in It’s a family dinner Two … Continue reading

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Tuesday Poetics: Summer Starter

My summer is upside down If you stand on your head you get an idea, For I live where it is not summer. Outside the winter has arrived A cold wind blows One I’m sure has been holidaying in the … Continue reading

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Haibun Monday: 50 Shades of Rain

Its 3am. Outside I hear an unfamiliar sound. At last after months of winter drought there is rain. It showers down upon the darkened roof, its music fills me with joy, the constant rate of downfall enough to suggest we … Continue reading

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OpenLinkNight #173 – The World’s Best Poet

I met the world’s best poet A small diminutive woman Hair greying at the temples A sparkle and glint in her eye Full of sass and determination.   She was not one for accolades She saw life as a series … Continue reading

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Open Link Night # 172 – Word Market

There was a man who went to the Sunday word market He ventured for the first time Among poets and wordsmiths. He trod cautiously feeling out of his depth For here were academics, learned and wise people All vying for … Continue reading

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