Inner Voice #photography #haiku


For this Carpe Diem Sparkling Stars prompt Kristjaan  challenges us to write a classical haiku based on “Inner Voice”. We have to follow the classical rules:

5-7-5 syllables

a season word (kigo)

a cutting word (kireji), mostly interpunction in Western haiku

a moment as short as the sound of a pebble thrown into water

a deeper (spiritual/religious) meaning

*

up along the slopes
under the sun – the goats
were grazing on fire.

on the balcony
standing in a cage of sunbeams –
like a rainbow

something has happened.
the moon lit up the room.
God knew about it.

hear the sighing rain.
I whisper a secret, to reach
all the way in there.

a scene on the platform.
what a strange calm –
the inner voice

© Tomas Tranström (gives some inspiration)

stained glass window

Enter the chamber

song of the fluttering leaves

a holy hush

*

Day and night meet

a scroll of light rolls open

peek at His throne

*

Incapable

 writing of your grandeur

I pen a haiku

*

~mdw

I’ve experienced these scenarios this week as the weather changes and the sky goes from blue to black it is truly a moment beyond description and so I write haiku.

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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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