Autumn Snow, haiku

I've been working on my newest book, Fairies, Myths, & Magic II—A Winter Celebration... time gets aways from me. I can't believe it's Thursday! So here's a haiku of what I see outside my window: Photo by Andre Moura on deep autumn cold snow clouds build leaves won't let go © Colleen M. Chesebro … Continue reading Autumn Snow, haiku

Daily haiku: Queen Anne’s Lace

Autumn worn—wind torn the last blooms of Queen Anne's lace an early frost © Colleen M. Chesebro

Random Word Generator: haiku

Jane Dougherty adds some random words from the Oracle. I had to add a word to make this haiku work, but the rest of the word inspiration is from the list. I don't like to use "ing" words in syllabic poetry, because it seems like you didn't find a better word to express your thoughts. … Continue reading Random Word Generator: haiku

Daily haiku, #MichiganLife

My early morning walk shared some late summer bloomers. The brilliant yellow of goldenrod captured my attention. No bird sounds—only a chorus of crickets greeted me. Goldenrod appears in late summer, so this plant denotes the kigo or season word. It's local to my area in Michigan. See how easy it is to create your … Continue reading Daily haiku, #MichiganLife

Daily Haiku

A haiku to celebrate the approaching change of the seasons. The kigo is new coolness, shinryoo, early autumn. Photo by Yulia Ilina on dew-shine sparkles new coolness descends brown leaves crackle © Colleen M. Chesebro

The Rhythm of Life, #haiku, #TankaTuesday

#TankaTuesday this week was an ekphrastic challenge. Reena Saxena provided a piece of her artwork. Great news, our accurate syllable counter is rebranded as I'll add this update to our next challenge. moon tracks through the sky nature sings in bright patterns the rhythm of life © Colleen M. Chesebro

Time Shifting, #haiku

My oldest daughter turned 44 today. Somehow that number doesn't seem right... Photo by Ron Lach on time slip-slides away yesterdays, now tomorrows don't forget to laugh © Colleen M. Chesebro