Dancing Echoes

Beats Stumbling Around in Silence


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Bend

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Quivering orchid
Bending under tender touch
Hijacks my desire

In response to Patrick Jennings Pic and a Word Challenge #162: Bend and Carpe Diem Haiku Kai: Carpe Diem #1548 orchids (ran) (classical kigo)


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Empty Nest

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Bathed in amber gloam
Fond memories of childhood
Lonely half moon smile

In response to Patrick Jennings Pic and a Word Challenge #161: Remembrance and Carpe Diem Haiku Kai: Carpe Diem #1539 Autum’s Voice (ali no koe) (classical kigo)

 

 


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Contemplation

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My contemplation
Of all life’s impermanence
Stars subtle decay

In response to Patrick Jennings Pic and a Word Challenge #160: Contemplation and Carpe Diem Haiku Kai: Carpe Diem #1537 Decay

 


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Starlight

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Breathe in the night sky
Trees bedecked with starlight jewels
My heart feels  closer to you

In response to Carpe Diem Haiku Kai: Carpe Diem #1338 The Arabian Nights


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Mighty Succession

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moves
reform

There is a beauty
In wreck and ruin
Where survival
Is the leading lady
Time worn
But still standing
The scars of violence
Begin to heal
Her pyroclastic flow
Long since dried
But deep down inside
Her core still burns

In response to CARPE DIEM HAIKU KAI: Carpe Diem #1259 creating beauty and The Daily Post: Mighty

This is a photograph of Mt St Helens 37 years after her iconic blast.


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Prayer Flags

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Prayers for a sick friend
Blue thoughts carried on white wind
Red flag still flutters

In response to CARPE DIEM HAIKU KAI: Carpe Diem #1199 prayer flags, messengers for the gods and the Weekly Photo Challenge: Friend


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Fire

Orange Blossoms

Fire of the sun
Brilliant energy reborn
Sweet orange blossoms

In response to Patrick Jennings Pic and a Word Challenge #82: Fire and
Carpe Diem Haiku Kai: Carpe Diem Namasté The Spiritual Way #7 New Life (Easter)