Sunday Best: Rebirth

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It’s been a while since we’ve shared our favourite prompt responses. March was a relatively quiet writing month but this week’s prompt drew in several responses, so here they are. Thank you to those who shared their work with us!

IMG_2279Best Days Ahead – Susi Bocks

Life’s cruelty held me down
it dampened me
became hardened even
but there lays
determination within
It resides deep down
in the folds of my being
From this place of
darkness and
stoic bravado
I will emerge
I will rise
Watch me become

Total Admiration – Bryan’s Poetry Column

As fatherhood is rapidly approaching my life,

I reflect on the enrichment, added by my wife.

Opening the door to the softness of my soul,

teaching me the beauty of self-control.

How to gather a diamond, from a piece of coal,

while using family, as our supreme goal.

From understanding the rain, to feeling the…

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Best Days Ahead

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March Writing Prompt #4 – Free Verse Revolution

Life’s cruelty held me down
it dampened me
became hardened even
but there lays
determination within
It resides deep down
in the folds of my being
From this place of
darkness and
stoic bravado
I will emerge
I will rise
Watch me become

Necessary Momentum

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Jordan McDonald

we don’t want a mixing up of things
a hard no to adding ripples
on our human pond
harshly rejecting this thing called change

but we recognize the inevitable death
of our boring routine
that which
provides us some sanity

life is so cushy when it’s calm
but only moments
where no connection exists
to things which make us dare to live

a disturbance in our equilibrium
can change us for the better
if we let it
if we learn from it

I Write Her Weekly Haiku/Senryu Challenge #12

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Ash D. Solomon

Welcome back to my weekly challenge. It’s time to get your creative juices on again!
So tell me, how would you interpret this image above?

Rules  

  • Create a standard three line, 5/7/5 syllable count haiku/senryu
  • Deadline for each submission will be on the Saturday of this week
  • Up to 3 pieces permitted
  • Link to this “IWH Haiku/Senryu Challenge#”  on your post
  • Always give photo credit if there is one
  • Complete entry form below

Above all else, have fun with this! 🙂

 

 

Here are the links to all the submissions I received last week. At first, I was a little worried because we only had two people participate. I thought maybe it was a little too risque? But then they all came rolling in! Thanks to everyone who took a chance with this challenge! I enjoyed them, was scratching my head at times but definitely enjoying the creativity of them all! 🙂

Lap reading

Clueless – The Dark Netizen

M.E. Dixon – A Knowing Glance: Poems and Other Distractions by M.E. Dixon

Candice – Sacred Venus

First Love – Tina Stewart Brakebill

Eugenia – It’s my Party – ThusNSuch

Hélène Vaillant – Coaching – Willow Poetry

Jim – Overthinking, Accepting Good Fortune, Learning by Doing, Instruction Manual – MHaiku Poetry

Ruth – Reading Position – RHScribbles

Von Smith – How to be – Above the Noise

Boy, it’s storytime…
Open me and read my lips.
Read me all night long.

David Fitzgerald
Doesn’t have a WP blog but I wanted to make sure you saw this contribution!