phases of the moon
Daily haiku, My Poetry

The Rhythm of Life, #haiku, #TankaTuesday

#TankaTuesday this week was an ekphrastic challenge. Reena Saxena provided a piece of her artwork. Great news, our accurate syllable counter is rebranded as I'll add this update to our next challenge. moon tracks through the sky nature sings in bright patterns the rhythm of life © Colleen M. Chesebro

children having fun while sitting on green carpet wearing different costumes
Daily haiku, My Poetry

Time Shifting, #haiku

My oldest daughter turned 44 today. Somehow that number doesn't seem right... Photo by Ron Lach on time slip-slides away yesterdays, now tomorrows don't forget to laugh © Colleen M. Chesebro

bench hands field park
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Daily haiku: 4/29/22

Photo by Valeria Boltneva on purple lilacs— the fragrance of springtime at the ball park © Colleen M. Chesebro

Daily haiku, Learning Syllabic Forms

First Frost, #haiku

I've been doing a thorough analysis of haiku, senryu and pseudo-haiku (sometimes called failed haiku). Haiku has always been one of my favorites, and the use of a season word (kigo) is what fulfills the true meaning of a haiku. These season words are essential to the understanding of haiku. Haiku and nature are forever… Continue reading First Frost, #haiku

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Daily haiku 4/4/22

Photo by Greta Hoffman on rainy day... seeds in paper cups wait for spring sun © Colleen M. Chesebro

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Banshee Winds

Image by David Phelps from Pixabay bitter March winds growl over Lake Michigan's shore the spring Banshee stirs © Colleen M. Chesebro Yesterday, in East Lansing, it was 57 degrees. Last night, high winds and rain lashed our house as this wicked storm blew across the Midwest, leaving behind a path of destruction. Such is… Continue reading Banshee Winds

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Daily haiku 11/30/2021

Photo by Daniel Spase on gray clouds hang heavy winter sends snowflake kisses hoarfrost coats the trees © 2021 Colleen M. Chesebro

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Daily #haiku 9/16/21

Image by Henryk Niestrój from Pixabay cool morning— Indian summer sunshine pumpkin spice © Colleen M. Chesebro

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Daily haiku 9/6/2021

break of day... sunlight streams through glass rainbow prisms dance © Colleen M. Chesebro

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Daily haiku ~ the river

summer clouds— kayakers floating the river © Colleen M. Chesebro I'm with the grand-dogs this weekend on the Grand River. It's always so beautiful and peaceful here. I'm working on haiku imagery. The idea is to connect emotions by associating two or more images together in strange and unusual ways. It's not as easy as… Continue reading Daily haiku ~ the river