Today – i am spring #poetry #atozchallenge #napowrimo


daisies

Today

I am a butterfly

free to dance

skipping from flower to flower

basking in the sun

**

Today

I am a robin

free to sing

notes float in the breeze

delighting listening ears

***

Today

I am a daisy

free to smile

opening my face to the day

happy bouquet of beauty

***

Today

I am a child

free to laugh

spinning in the warmth of spring

dancing with the butterflies

singing with the robins

smelling my daisy bouquet

Photography “Daisies” L. Moon  2012 © All rights reserved.

Published by moondustwriter

Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. One of the many exciting things I've had the honor of doing is writing with an E. African team that is developing elementary curriculum for African children. As a writer, it is a thrill to help children (on all continents) who want to learn. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 10 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2011 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the co-producer of that fast growing blog community. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - thanks for stopping by.

15 thoughts on “Today – i am spring #poetry #atozchallenge #napowrimo

    1. Brad and Margaret,I have been thinking about this for a few days trnyig to figure out how I feel about it. First off I have to say that Brad, you nailed my thoughts exactly as far as the haiku is concerned. I did not intend the reader to be drawn to the baby or the sunrise, but to exactly the thoughts you described. When I read your response it kind a spooked me for a second as it was like you were in my mind when I wrote it. I never expected anyone to follow my thoughts so closely in so few words.I also appreciate your feedback Margaret, you are always so helpful in your direction. I think if I were to have done this differently it would be not to send the story along with the haiku. I just threw that paragraph down on the keys and I was not thinking about it being part of a hibun. That was a mistake on my part. As I have thought about this haiku and the variations you gave me I have to say that my original piece carries my thoughts best. Just adding the word ‘in’ in the second line somehow changes the meaning for me. I like the lines you wrote too, but to me when I think about them they don’t portray my first thoughts in exactly the same way even though I like the way your suggestions sounds I have decided to keep my original haiku. Thank you both for responding, it has given me a lot to think about and that is always good. Yeah for this site!

      Like

    2. Hi thebluestbutterfly aevuntdres are a great way to stretch and grow I hope you manage to take part in the project it’s also a great way to meet other bloggersDabmien I am so enjoying the different directions of this project like you say, it’s got lots of energy. When I get a moment I’ll check out your mobile initiative. Thanks for taking part

      Like

  1. This one carried me away to a much lighter place. Thank you, Leslie! This took a day of extreme happiness combined with heartbreak and turned it right back into exactly what it should be. A day to be thankful for.

    Like

  2. This haiku wrote itself after I took a long walk at the heghit of the autumn color show. I noticed how really raucous and joyous the trees seemed in spite of their impending hibernation a kind of dying and entering the tomb of winter where only their roots are alive. My elderly mother, weak and failing at 90, still exhibits a quiet faith in the future. Her faith, rooted in a belief in the Resurrection, burns as brightly as the golden leaves on my walk. Both my hike and my mother seem connected in an important way to the season of autumn and to the poem, Listening to Autumn. knowing about spring a0trees dress in orange and goldand laugh out loud

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

LIVING FAITH

walking by FAITH not sight

Drawing Closer to Christ

Trusting the Love of Jesus Christ, One Day at a Time - Psalm 13:5 NIV, “But I trust in your unfailing love; my heart rejoices in your salvation.”

Christian Mommas

Spiritual Experiences of Motherhood

Thy Word is a Lamp

A fine WordPress.com site

In His Image

Keeping Christ in His Creation

the Pangburn Pulpit

"...you shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free." -John 8:32

citysonnet.wordpress.com/

photography, poetry

DALLAS GARDEN BUZZ

WaterWise Gardening in Dallas-Ft. Worth

THISTLE BE THE DAY

The musings and adventures of an enthusiastic gardener

Marsha Ingrao - Always Write

Promoting Hobby Blogging

No Fixed Plans

A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. ~Lao Tzu

HorseAddict

The world is best viewed through the ears of a horse.

Weirds Are Word

A word a day challenge showcased from my vision. Words are a prize, ready to be lifted from the soul!

%d bloggers like this: