her favorite radiance beyond wrinkles grandmother smiles The prompt at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai is Violet
flower covered box lily scented contents spill memories inside scent of orchids– like a foreign country the sickle moon © Kobayashi Issa The prompt at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai is Lily of the Valley. Something about that flower reminds me of my grandmother. Thanks to friends like Charles Martin I am inspired each day toContinue reading “Box of Memories #memories #haiku”
“Life’s memories are like packages with bright bows” ~ L. Moon I look at you from north, south, east, and west like a cat I watch you and wait sitting on the edge of expectation don’t pretend that you are inert you who shine with brilliant colors holding poignant the past underneath your cheerful bow itContinue reading “Bright are the Bows Brighter the Memories #thepast #poetry #holidays”
“Remembrance is a form of meeting”. Continue reading “I Remember… #poetry #haiku #ancestors”
It opened so many doors skeletal though in shape my memories whirl for a moment I escape *** she had curly hair a saucy cherub smile she never got angry well maybe once in a while ** she gave me the key it opened a world my imagination was unforgettably hurled * the dayContinue reading “The Key #poetry #photography #children”
I cannot remember in what century I started only you will know where I will end In the hands of a potter my form charted in fine french porcelain he could depend *** crated or hands carried me though dropped a long time ago I travelled across continent and sea it was I guess my destiny to becomeContinue reading “I Belonged to Grandma #poetry”
Lifting our voices waterfall of her memories love’s smiles she left Threnody is a song hymn or poem of mourning composed as a memorial and is the haiku prompt at Carpe Diem Photograph: “Candle lit music” © L Moon 2013
What do you hold on to of the past? What memories do you cling to?
Look back into the past – what do you see? A child looking back at me?
Who is in your distant memories? Perhaps a friend, a family member. So many memories that form who we are today.