Saturday, May 10, 2008

One Single Impression: Warmth

Saplings at woods edge —
gray bark ends in budding leaves
unfolding in warmth.

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As I wrote last week, I have reviewed Ackworth Born's book The Art of Haiku.
If you would like a resource for writing haiku, please take the time to read the review.



  1. Have you ever run out of words? I studied Haiku in Japan and one of the ladies claims she quit. Ran out of new words she said. I can't imagine that.

    Your work is nice.

    I posted a picture of my furry mother for Mother's Day. She was so special we considered her part of our family.

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  3. I love 'budding leaves unfolding in warmth'! That's exactly how I felt a few weeks ago as my pecan trees started to leaf out.

    The deleted comment was mine, I was logged in as my cats! :)

  4. Andree, lovely haiku. Perfect for the theme! Thank you for the link to the "Art of Haiku." :)

  5. your words perfectly capture the warmth of hope found in spring

  6. This is beautiful... a perfect expression of the feel of Spring.

  7. There is beauty on the exterior of those woods that is fed by the mystery and depth of the woods themselves. Wonderful poem, wonderful photo. Baby leaves intrigue me.
    Writing in Faith: Poems

  8. Gray bark hiding color and life. Nice poem.

  9. Great photo. Love the image of the new leaves being coaxed out with the suns warmth.

  10. Wow, 'unfolding in warmth' is inpsired! Beautiful!

  11. I will check out that book!

    One great post, this!

    warm feelings

  12. Oh lovely - I enjoy it when people join two talents together on their blogs!
    I will have to check out your review -
    because I'm hopless with haiku!

  13. Excellent in words and photo. The image of unfolding is super.

  14. yr ku and photo captured such a beauty... it makes my heart warm to see such a sight...


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