on ice (tanka – haiku)

I truly love this prompt!! it speaks to me and puts me right where I am in my life.

sifting through
the personal effects
of a spider’s web
an autumn wind loosens
another anchor thread
© Laura Williams (a.k.a. Lolly)

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kitchen view river march 6th

She lived in the ancestral home by the river…not too long ago; this will be the first autumn without her. 

by the river
 last of the fallen leaves
 gathered
floating in the current
memories of you and me

wintertime,
locking souvenirs –
frozen in time

(c) Tournesol ‘15

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21 Replies to “on ice (tanka – haiku)”

    1. Oh my, Janice, 9-11 as well:( I will be thinking of you and your family on that day…first are so hard to pass…they all are but the first certainly hardest. I had coffee with a friend today, I had not seen in a few years and she started writing haiku and tanka…go figure the coincidence!! I told her how wrting has helped tremendously in my grief…big hugs to you, Janice xx

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    1. No!! it is 30C here…we are still in our heatwave. This photo was taken on the river behind my mom’s home to match the post:) memories frozen in time…actaully taken the day she passed that photo.

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      1. I took an intro to art therapy at the end of my degree and regretted not having learned more earlier If I would have stayed in Toronto I would have taken the programme but this poetry business interests me a lot.

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