13 November, 2019

my heart in pieces

fragmented for your pleasure

a kaleidoscope

© Tina Stewart Brakebill 2019


Tina’s blog continues to grow and change but happily her haiku addiction continues unabated.  

This haiku is part of our theme of Disintegrate.

2 – 7 featured haiku writer

7 February, 2017
fingertips sculpt skin
healing cracks and callouses
with a caring heart
© Kim M Russell 2017

Here is the second haiku from our featured haiku writer this week! Kim Russell also writes children’s stories and poetry at Writing in North Norfolk

This haiku stood out to me because initially I thought she was writing about a sculptor but by the end of the haiku I realised she was writing about healing.
This haiku is part of my CARE series.


20 October, 2016
Turn the page gently
Peruse the words of my heart
I call across time
© Merril D. Smith 2016
Merril studies history, writes poetry, and dances with her cats—sometimes at the same time. Read more of her work at Yesterday and Today: Merril’s Historical Musings.
I liked the tender feelings and the nostalgia that came through this haiku; a letter? a diary?
This haiku is part of my LEAF series.



30 September, 2016
almost heart-shaped, green
jagged edges, crinkled leaf
grows any which way
© Freya Pickard 2016
Here is another haiku I wrote whilst recuperating and have no idea what I used for the inspiration!
This haiku is part of my LEAF series.

11 – 3

3 November, 2014
soft dove-grey rainclouds
mute brightness, refract sunlight
yet still my heart hopes
© Freya Pickard 2014

summer dawn

2 April, 2014
silver crescent moon
piercing soft black velvet sky
torn my tired heart
© Janey Thompson 2014

Janey Thompson is a small stoner and her blog can be found at small stones

3 – 12 featured haiku writer

12 March, 2014
blank pages like roads;
her open unmarked heart waits
for every love word
© JP/davh 2014

This week I am featuring JulesPaige whose writing can also be found at julespaige poetry

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