Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Haiku Wednesday: Water

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This week's theme: Water


Tidal Pools





photo courtesy of skywalker.cochise.edu/.../image008.jpg


Tides gently roll out
Having brought nourishment, life
To pools left behind.


Waterfalls of NC





photo courtesy of http://www.ncwaterfalls.com


Thundering power.
Carving tracks; forging their paths.
Wonders of nature.


Tears





photo courtesy of worshippingchristian.org


Liquid orbs burst forth
Spilling, flowing. Drippy mess.
Onions will do that!




Haiku is simple: 3 non rhyming lines of 5, 7 and 5 syllables respectively. 
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24 comments:

Purple Flowers said...

I like your haikus and photos!

My Haiku:

Sweet flowing coolness
Running over the creek bed
Jump in and have fun!

kys said...

More greatness from you on Haiku Weds. The photos rock, too!

Lee the Hot Flash Queen said...

I love those!! So, ya wanna write me one for next week??

Jephy's Mom said...

I really liked your Waterfalls and Tidal Pools but the Tears not so much. Although, I was impressed that you thought of tears for the water theme, I think the phrase "Drippy Mess" grosses me out. But we've been there before, you are much more comfortable with body fluids than I am. *****

Jephy's Mom said...

I just wanted to add. When I read the theme last week, I thought, if I could write a poem, I would have liked to write about the women in third world countries who walk for miles to fill a container with with water. Balance it on their heads to get it home. And that is their water for the day for cooking, drinking and washing. With our morning shower, we use more water than she does and we give it no thought at all.

5thsister said...

JMom...I would love to hear your poem regardless of whether or not if it's in Haiku format. How profound it would be. You are oh so right about what we take for granted here.

Michelle said...

My mom took a photograph of that waterfall you have as your second photo (ncwaterfalls)...I have a huge canvas print of it in my kitchen. I love that waterfall!!

Well, I love waterfalls in general. :)

Betty Manousos:cutand-dry.blogspot.com said...

I love your haicus and pics!!
xoxo

Raoulysgirl said...

Wonderful, as usual! Beautiful pics, too!

Ms Bibi said...

Lovely Haiku Wednesday again.

I absolutely love today's pictures.

Tiffany said...

beautiful! i had no idea NC had waterfalls...the family and i might have to make a day trip.

5thsister said...

Tiffany...we hike Stone Mountain a lot and there's one at Table Rock. Both of these are within a hour to hour and a half from the Charlotte area.

LarryG said...

you are amazing!
cool haiku

L.B. said...

Awesome haikus as always.

Not only do onions make you tear but they give you stinky fingers :) But what are you gonna do?

Charisse and Holly said...

I hereby crown you The Great Haiku Woman! Thanks for coming by and enduring my insanely long post. Have a wonderful day. Holly at lifelaughlatte.blogspot.com

Cynthia@RunningWithLetters said...

Love these!

The one about tears is my favorite, though--well done!!

♥♥ tuğçe♥♥ said...

great haikus and the last pic. is very effective i loved all the pictures take care

the domestic mama said...

Happy haikus to you. I am better at making up words for odd things. Mah is me n my hubby's word that is used in place of a 4 letter one that sounds like sit. :)

moorebloglife said...

Loved them all, the tide pool Haiku was my fave but the tears/onions gave a a great laugh for today.

Liz in Virginia said...

Fabulous, Polly!

Liz in Virginia said...

For Jephy's Mom --

Your comment already uses poetic, moving language -- you have a poet's eye and heart! Write your own poem -- it doesn't have to be a haiku. Do it!

Willoughby said...

I like the way you looked at water in different forms. Your haikus are fabulous, as always!

Holly said...

Those are great. I really love the one about tide pools...visiting tide pools is one of our favorite things to do up here.

Holly

Weezer said...

Oh. My. Gosh. That's what Haiku is? I saw it here and sat and stared at it, trying to come up with an explanation. That is so so cool! I'll have to give this a try. I love that waterfall in NC. I've got hundreds of pictures of it. It's different everytime we go.
And RE: your comment about my book review. I think I enjoy these books so much because they are so simple, don't require a whole lot of thought, and they're clean. Call me old-fashioned, but I don't think everything the kids are exposed to today are strip them of their imagination.
Thanks for stopping by Weezershaven. I really do enjoy stopping by here.

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