Dancing Echoes

Beats Stumbling Around in Silence




Spring’s mercurial mood
Rise of a sudden maelstrom
Scattered broken boughs

In response to CARPE DIEM HAIKU KAI: Carpe Diem #717, Weather Beaten

Author: Dancing Echoes

I am a scientist by trade and artist by soul. My creative outlet used to be dancing but due to injuries and age, I must now find another path. I am hoping my writing, poetry and photography can be this new path. Awards: While I am grateful and honored for the numerous nominations, I don’t have time to respond to them with the attention they deserve, so for the most part, I am an award free blog. All photographs and words are mine unless otherwise credited. © 2015-2023 Dancing Echoes ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author/owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Christy Draper with appropriate and specific direction to the original content on Dancing Echoes.

12 thoughts on “Maelstrom

  1. Nicely composed …. I had some difficulties to adjust to this haiku …. it’s about spring, but I also sense autumn …. and I got the feeling of a really big storm …. mixed emotions fighting against

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  2. I have to admit, this would describe a few relationships I’ve had too.


  3. I’m not back…but I’m here :}

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  4. That’s a beautiful photograph to fit with the lines.

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  5. Broken boughs and broken thoughts, though there is sensuality in rainstorms when it is warm

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  6. Oh what a coincidence, I woke up this morning thinking in my own selfish way, I miss Reddog and Alligator. Thank you for letting me know you are there. I find comfort in just knowing that wonderful people like you two walk the earth.

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  7. I love you too, Darl

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  8. Your color and lines blaze and fight for the main theme, DE. It’s quite amazing.

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  9. Thank you. This what I came home to find in the yard. Quite the nasty storm while I was away.


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