12 – 7 – Featured Haiku Writer

7 December, 2018

into the future –

a desert of broken jade

where our palace stood

 

© Isabel Caves 2018

 

Here is the fifth haiku from our Featured Haiku Writer – Isabel Caves. There is so much magic in the world around us. Isabel loves sharing this magic through her nature and wildlife photography. Discover more at Isabel Caves.

We started the week with a memory and end it with a glimpse of the future …

This haiku is part of our PORTAL theme!

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12 – 6 – Featured Haiku Writer

6 December, 2018

the wormhole closes …

now an ochre city of

opal-studded sand

 

© Isabel Caves 2018

 

Here is the fourth haiku from our Featured Haiku Writer – Isabel Caves. Isabel loves writing haiku, lots of haiku! She likes to play around with different styles of short poetry. Sometimes a little magic creeps in too … Discover more at Isabel Caves.

I liked the action of the portal closing and revealing the writer’s new destination.

This haiku is part of our PORTAL theme!


12 – 5 – Featured Haiku Writer

5 December, 2018

fantasy novel –

a vault of hissing green orbs

inside the first page

 

© Isabel Caves 2018

 

Here is the third haiku from our Featured Haiku Writer – Isabel Caves. Isabel loves fantasy and all things magic as well as ghost stories and science fiction. Her mind is always cooking up new stories and she hopes her readers enjoy reading them as much as she enjoys writing them! Find out more at Isabel Caves.

This caught my attention because of the audible and visual image.

This haiku is part of our PORTAL theme!


11 – 29

29 November, 2018

gliding sunset sails

water trails on waking dreams –

slip the horizon

 

© 180916c Impism 2018

 

Rich Unger tells me, “Given I go by Imp as my pseudonym and am part Gallifreyan, on the distaff side of the family, I have a passing knowledge of portals, (as much as they allow given their capricious nature).” Want to know more? Visit him on facebook at Rich Unger and at High Coo and The Writers Club.

So many different images in just three lines – this haiku made me remember the film At World’s End. 

This haiku is part of our PORTAL theme!


11 – 28

28 November, 2018

in meditation

my mind wanders to the east –

and never returns

 

© Dan Brook 2018

 

Dan says of himself, “I’m a writer, speaker, poet, photographer, activist, wanderer, wonderer, and professor of political science and sociology in the beautiful and bountiful San Francisco Bay Area.” Find out more about him and his writing at About Me.

Again, an original take on the theme, using the mind as a portal. I liked the unexpected last line.

This haiku is part of our PORTAL theme!


11 – 27

27 November, 2018

Curled and coiled roots writhe

about the darkly cleft oak.

An entranced entrance.

 

© Dragonsilk 2018

 

“Who am I? A sometime painter of worlds in words and pictures in paintings.” Find out more at Dragonsilk.

Such a vivid picture came into my head on the first reading! I love the clever last line also.

This haiku is part of our PORTAL theme!


11 – 26

26 November, 2018

a slipstream in time

shimmers into existence;

blue box transports me

 

© Freya Pickard 2018

 

This haiku is part of our PORTAL theme!


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