Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Writer's Island #4, The Journey

Welcome back fellow islanders. I must apologize if you came today hoping for the next installation of the story from last week. I have been sick this week and just didn't have the energy to delve into that story just yet. Instead of forcing something out that I would be unhappy with, I decided to take a break from it, and let this prompt lead me elsewhere.

As I was drifting off to sleep yesterday, in a Nyquil induced stupor, the following haikus began to form in my brain:

Life is a journey
Best taken with open eyes
So you don't miss it

The colors and sounds,
Aromas and textures too
All these surround you

Appreciate all
Live, love, and never regret
Take none for granted

And you will know then
That you have lived life as well
As you could have done

Okay, I know it's not great, but Haiku is a completely new form for me, so these are all just expirements in the format.

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Rebicmel said...

This is a great collection of Haiku's. Well arranged and the flow with easy. I am a lover of the Haiku and Senryu! Great read here!

tumblewords said...

Don't know if it's the Nyquil (which I must try) or your talent :), but these are fine haiku with reminders inside. Nicely done!

Herb Urban said...

Great haiku(s). Hope your cold is in its last throes.

gautami tripathy said...

Great attempts at haiku(ing)!

lissa said...

Sounds good to me. Honest words.