A random haiku inspired by our increasingly strange weather (typhoon-like storms, record-breaking heat, and the regular summer Kittitas Valley wind). Fellow humans, I think Mother Nature is trying to get our attention. We seek to control Weather for comfort, yet claim We do not change it.
When I teach graduate students about writing master's theses and doctoral dissertations, I ask them to write a haiku that describes their topics. I tell them: if you can't put your topic into a haiku, you don't know it well enough yet. So, as I'm working on the structure of The Law of Immediate Forgiveness, … Continue reading Forgiveness Haiku
A haiku inspired by the flurry of media attention to the referee's call at the end of the Seahawks-Packers game on Monday night. And this week's Project Create. Simultaneous possession: What happens when Devils conspire. .
Four haikus, for no particular reason, that make up this week's Project Create. Haiku One what we’re meant to do, if anything, is simply to love and be loved Haiku Two “hearts don’t go through life unbroken.” like ginger root, the pieces grow back. Haiku Three god’s plan is only this: remember to take your … Continue reading Four haikus, for no reason
These signs communicate the rules for Iron Horse State Park, which contains our little section of the John Wayne Trail. The haiku is this week's Project Create. No cars are allowed But your dog can fly you like A kite, if it sits.
Project Create Week Three: Another inspiration from my wonderful writing group. The challenge is to write as many haiku poems as you can in fifteen minutes. This is my favorite of the bunch, at least right now. If we'd left the train At any earlier stops We would have missed this. Tomorrow, my favorite … Continue reading Project create week three: Never make your move too soon