hana ni uzumorete yume yori sugu ni shinan kana covered with cherry blossoms if I could die right now in this dream of mine © Ochi Etsujin (Tr. Gabi Greve) Etsujin was a traveling companion and disciple of Basho. At Carpe Diem Haiku Kai, we are celebrating (this month) the work of Basho and thoseContinue reading “Blossoms from Heaven #haiku #photography”
One day a couple’s life forever was to change knowing not what was to come the setting very strange One day a babe was born in a stable cold and dank entering a cheerless world no stature, little rank One night shepherds lay like any other night beneath a brisk and winter sky the sky grewContinue reading “Christmas Child #poetry #devotion #Christmas”
Silent Night mother and two young daughters angelic harmony The prompt at Chevrefeuille’s is Christmas Carol. I have dear memories of singing with my girls at nursing homes and for church specials.
grab a little star dust from your fingers let it flow circle ’round the galaxy just to let them know etch some lines of meaning pour an ounce of love sprinkle last some goodness from our God above
we rarely had a tree if we did it was made from pine cones once my mom made one from tissue paper it wasnt what was under the tree it was a magic colorful golden glow perhaps angels rested for a moment caroling down our chimney maybe the spirit of Christmas knew as the Continue reading “It wasn’t beneath the tree #Christmas #giving #poetry”