A Rather Late Entry

Tanka and Haiku Sequence The street lamp was our only star, its splattered light the sole barrier between our frissons and that heavy night of back alleys. * Down where the subway should have been, silence trickled on unseen rail tracks.

A Butterfly Postcard

Butterfly Haiku Moving the whole sky with their uncharted hungers: first spring butterflies. * Stained glass come alive turns fields into cathedrals, chasing rain away. * Where my thoughts begin I know not. A butterfly kingdom has risen. And tomorrow, for NaPoWriMo!

A Postcard for All Things That Come in Threes

One for each dreamer. ­čÖé "Eyes Shut" Haiku Lost in her slumber, she awaits no reckless prince to show her the way. * She cares not to look outside her frame in the tale, where the moral lies. * Her gaze falls beyond "happily ever after" - have you lost the thread?


Don't judge on me, OK? It appears that when I'm tired and on the run, short forms work best for me. (Of course they would!) (DAY 20) Traveller's Haikus Moonlight, refracted off the right wing of the plane; just us, in silence. *** The screech of the rails caught and mimicked by the wind - …

Some Haikus

Today has been what I think of as a typical spring day, wavering between cloudy and rainy, and sunny and pleasant. Felt like the perfect setting to write a haiku, so I wrote... several. Five, to be precise. They're not connected by anything except the general theme - ┬áspring - but it kind of makes …

Haiku/ Day 12

Today, I decided to just settle for a haiku. Haiku is another one of my favourite forms of poetry - deceivingly short and uncomplicated, it is actually never easy to write. Sure, it's not difficult to come up with a bunch of trite 5-7-5 syllable lines, but to somehow fit a whole lyrical world into …