Thursday, January 21, 2016

Gardens and Haiku

It is that time of year when the garden is blanketed with snow my creative urges start to stretch out to different areas. I enjoy haiku poetry. A fellow gardener Cathy who is usually Rambling in the Garden must also have felt this urge as she introduced a haiku challenge.

This haiku challenge is sponsored by Ronovan of RonovanWrites. I hope you enjoy it too.
 Here is my stab at haiku with a photo to illustrate.


Fresh – Style

January 21, 2016

            Mini shrub huddles
Fresh air swirls in winter sun
Stylish snowy coat

You can click on the photo of the shrub if you want a closer look.
Thank you Ronovan for sponsoring the challenge and thank you Cathy for getting the word out.

15 comments:

  1. Good job! Poor shrub looks cold. It's cold here too!

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  2. They do sort of hunker down, don't they. Beautiful word picture of your photo. Thanks! Stylish snowy coat! Nice!

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  3. i love your garden
    you have a shrubbery WOW
    such pretty snow too


    (monty python reference with the shrubbery :) )

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  4. Lovely haiku, Lisa. Everything looks so much prettier with a coat of snow.

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  5. Lisa girl well done you ! .. This cedar ? shrub was your inspiration and you did very well with it. My creative juices ? ... learning to make the perfect bone broth .. first try a flop .. second one .. PERFECT ! LOL
    Take care
    Joy : )

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  6. That was good ...
    Love the photo too ...

    All the best Jan

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  7. Very pretty shrub with snow, and a great haiku. I am way impressed!!

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  8. thanks for the visit greenbow at recuerda mi corazon! you are warmly invited to join in any frieday morning with lovers of small words. its a six year tradition and we would love to have you and your haiku friends!

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  9. I like haiku very much. Cute one. Happy Snow Day I guess. ~~Dee

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  10. You did it, Lisa! It's an intriguing challenge, isn't it - you have to be both restrained and constrained. I wonder what next week's words are...

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  11. Jessica beat me out on leaving you an haiku reply!!! I will do one anyway! LOL. (Her's was cute).
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    Your snowy bush looks
    good, with sparkling glitter
    Shining in the sun!
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    I loved your haiku. It was so thoughtful and poetic! Deep, one might say! Sorry about your snowed in gardening stop, right now...but I know there are nice things to enjoy also during this time. Like haiku. Hey, check out the washi tape making video I found this morning! It's amazing and looks really fun! I posted on the blog.

    XOXO- Julie

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  12. Love this! You have often left me comments that have a very haiku-isn flavor.

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  13. Thank you all for your comments and encouragement.
    I get a little haikuy from time to time.

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