The Future -You See #haiku #photography


"Spectator - Speed of Light" Oil by James Rosenquist
“Spectator – Speed of Light” Oil by James Rosenquist

To hold in my hands

gazing between stars and moon

future far too fast

 

Dare I to gaze

behind or before my gate

trip over what ifs

Ponder the Future is today’s haiku prompt at Carpe Diem. Do we dare look even a little ahead??

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Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. In 2019, we have an exciting project. We are developing elementary curriculum for Ugandan children. As a writer, it is a thrill to help children who want to learn. Along with the curriculum, we hope to develop simple fictions about Uganda for the children to read at school. Trust me books are in short supply. We will use our trusted story tellers: a butterfly and a lion to make the stories come alive. Stay tuned as Bethany and Me put pen to paper. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 10 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2012 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the (quiet) originator of the idea and co-producer of One Stop Poetry. 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.

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18 Comments

  1. Hi Leslie – good to be over at your blog. 🙂

    Ah..lovely photography and such lovely lines to go with it all. The picture with the gate reminded me of our old farmhouse we had long time back…good memories.

    Thanks for sharing. Have a nice day ahead 🙂

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  2. For me it was the idea of presenting cotrnasts. The news media by its nature is inflammatory, specific and to the point, almost brutal in it’s approach. The very opposite of what being peaceful means. The photo is self explanatory of course. The idea conveyed in the haiku was the very real awareness that each human has about the desire for personal peace as we go about living in a world that is anything but peaceful! A duality of sorts.

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