Nature, photography, Summer, Uncategorized

What a Wonderful Night for a Moon Dance – Full Moon Inspired Haiku & Photographs Aug 2

Left Wal-Mart tonight in a hurry to get home, but found myself mesmerized by my old friend, Moon. A moon so exceptional it needed to be shared with my friends. In the minute it took to untangle my ever-present camera from the bottom-of-the-purse detritus, a few fabulous clouds had escaped my lens. Others moved in and in what seemed like seconds, the shutter clicked off a few dozen individually… Continue reading What a Wonderful Night for a Moon Dance – Full Moon Inspired Haiku & Photographs Aug 2

haiku, Poetry, Spring, Uncategorized, Writing

HOW LONG WOULD IT TAKE YOU TO WRITE 17 SYLLABLES ABOUT SPRING?

SPRING HAIKU DEADLINE IS TONIGHT AT 11:59 PM – THE STREET LIGHTS SHOULD BE ON A BIT BEFORE THEN, GIVING YOU AMPLE TIME TO WRITE WITHOUT GIVING UP ANY TIME IN THE SUNSHINE

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“Grain by salty grain,

I bring the beach home with me,

smuggled between toes”

by Alison Colby-Campbell

The nearly fulfilled promise of Spring got you waxing poetic???

There is a time and place for that.

Now!

On my blog!

Surely you remember the Haiku form most likely taught in fifth grade – three lines:  First line is 5 syllables, Second line is 7 syllables, Third line is 5 syllables.

This is actually the American style of the Japanese form of poetry traditionally inspired by nature.

This is how the first ever –  One Perfect Ku (5/7/5) – 24-Hour* Spring Haiku Contest (c) will work…        *more or less

DEADLINE – By 11:59 pm EST on Monday, March 19, 2012.

RULES:  Craft your 3 best,  original, Spring-themed Haiku.  You are allowed up to 3 entries per person; all must be based on the Spring-theme. Submit your entries either together or under separate cover to:  alisonhere@msn.com.  Do not post…

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