TJ’s Household Haiku

mist (Large)
A misty morning glimpse of the French countryside in early winder

Why now this strange mist?

When I thought that life was clear

Tears filling my eyes

Welcome to TJ’s Household Haiku challenge. The prompt words for this week are “Strange and Tears”

Respond if you would like to either the picture or the prompt and leave a link in the comments section. Do check out the links below to the poets who responded to the challenge last week.

Mick E Talbot has a haiku garden filled with good things growing

https://mickhispoetry.wordpress.com/2017/07/18/haiku-garden-fill/

Dappled light from Image and Word

https://imageandword.wordpress.com/2017/07/16/tjs-household-challenge-garden-one/

Nature reacts in Reena’s poem this week

https://reinventionsreena.wordpress.com/2017/07/16/unusual-2/

La vie en rose from Edwina’s Episodes

https://www.edwinasepisodes.com/tjs-household-haiku-challenge-garden-one/

A garden of memories from No Saint Augustine

https://nosaintaugustine.wordpress.com/2017/07/16/remembering-petey-girl/

Hell is green for Ritu this week

TJ’s Household Haiku Challenge – Garden & One

Nature triumphs from Annette Rochelle Aben

https://annetterochelleaben.wordpress.com/2017/07/16/tjs-household-haiku-garden-one/

Prairie Chat shows great pluck here

For You

Three lovely blooms from Willowdot21

https://willowdot21.wordpress.com/2017/07/16/tjs-household-haiku-challenge-2/

Sarah has nature as a reward here

https://bysarahwhiley.wordpress.com/2017/07/17/a-gardens-reward/

An enchanted bower holds poetry magic here from Charmed Chaos

#Haiku 36: Garden & One

God’s Chair has a wonderful cascading haiku filled with poignancy and longing

https://godschair.wordpress.com/2017/07/18/garden-one/

Kat Myrman has potted out the essence of haiku here

Life in Boxes

To bee or not to bee? Oneta Hayes

GARDEN NECESSITY

Just one bloom from Stories

https://storiesto.wordpress.com/2017/07/22/haiku-24/

A great apology to Olga for missing her wonderful radishes!

https://odaciuk.wordpress.com/2017/07/17/tjs-household-haiku-17-garden-one/

 

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63 Comments

  1. Your haiku is definitely a heart-grabber, TJ….look closely in that mist and see the not-so-strange hand waving distantly, smiling hope through tears. (Just in case I don’t get a valid haiku entry completed in time ๐Ÿ™‚ )

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          1. Oh Noooooo–and rats! you made me laugh, which triggers yet more coughing!! ๐Ÿ™‚ Can you recommend a remedy? I pray you recover quickly and easily, that it doesn’t drag on…as you have students to enlighten–which, by the way, reminds me of a movie recommend: one of my purchased faves is “Saint Ralph”. Funny, heartwarming, Catholic school kids, young teens, wonderful cast… Healing prayers going up for you this instant.

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          2. Oh dear. So sorry to provoke the cough. My French friend swears by a remedy involving reducing down two cups of champagne with a huge quantity of sugar on the stove and then drinking it down but I can’t say I have tried it.

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          3. Well, that’s one I haven’t heard of ๐Ÿ™‚ Google recommends honey, lemon and water–much cheaper than over-the-counter cough syrup, or the Rx I refused to purchase because the co-pay was $25…must be made with gold bouillon.

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