Thursday, December 1, 2016

Hope #haikuforhealing

I don't usually participate in poetry posts. Today, though, I was reminded of Mary Lee Hahn's post when I read Margaret Simon's December Haiku post. The last two months have been a struggle and I've reacted by closing into my shell and silencing my writing. I know better. Writing is healing for me. I decided to take a leap and join the December Haiku Writing challenge. Credit for the photo goes to my 7 year old foster daughter who enjoys taking pictures with my phone. #haikuforhealing  



HOPE
Searching for solace
                                                            Hope tentatively  blossoms 
                                                            Within my being 


6 comments:

  1. I'm so glad you have joined in. I think these small haiku are a wonderful way for us to express our creativity, our hearts, and our souls. Hope will bloom from our words.

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  2. LOVE everything about this post!!

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  3. Thanks for joining in, Julie. It makes me happy to be writing alongside you this month!

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  4. Hmm. I love how you took Margaret's line. Perfectly heartwarming.

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  5. Hope is where we go when we need solace and peace.

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  6. I thought that poetry is something different. I've passed studybay.com poetry courses and this looks very interesting to me. I will try to follow your style.

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