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propped up in a chair
tending family staying close
pained eyes beg to pass

(picture courtesy Google Image)


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 In my garden 2012

bright golden color
kissed and teased by sun’s hot rays
drink up, sip, enjoy

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Earth’s Soil


fingers squish earth’s soil
helping life emerge within
vibrant growth unfolds

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Spring Sun

your rays quell my cold
crocus buds sip your hot kiss
warm chills surge my spine
your long arms stretch and hug me
spring peepers serenade me

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I enjoy all of the Haiku Heights writers. You will, too, if you stop by and read their wonderful works. This week, the word prompt is ILLUSION. My take on this is as follows:


Slight hint of a smile
Upturned mouth and grin intact
Heart heavy and sad

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Haiku Heights has done it again…a delightful word prompt to get our creative juices flowing…DESIRE.


she desires youth
 botox injected, lips pursed
 much of life is missed!

(Photo courtesy of google image)

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Once more, thank you to HAIKU HEIGHTS for the fantastic word prompt. This prompt is suggested by Aakriti of YARN OF WORDS. I must say this photo I am using rivited my attention and I could not leave it alone. These Afghan women know much about the rigors, frustrations, and limits their life demands of them,  yet, the birth of a child brings them courage and togetherness much like it does in my culture.

A group of women


newborn lullaby
symphony of proud veiled smiles
flee life’s acrid song

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