Unbound

Sylvie Gregoire

Soul Soaring – Painting by Sylvie Grégoire

Highest honor found
when truth soars with eagle’s wings
-hero’s dreams unfold

                              -cj holm
Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge 227 Truth / Honor
Prompt words: Truth & Honor
Haiku in 5-7-5

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https://ronovanwrites.com/2018/11/12/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-227-truthhonor/

“What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.”

-Roosevelt Skerrit

Wanderlust

John William Waterhouse

Image Credit John William Waterhouse, byname Nino, (1849-1917) English painter of the Victorian era known for his large-scale paintings of Classical mythological subjects.

fairies’ circle art
set mushroom rings in meadows
pensive compass scene

dreams once lived in nature’s sites
her mysteries of the night

                                            -cj holm
Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge 224 Art / Compass
Prompt words: Art & Compass
Tanka in 5-7-5 7-7

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https://ronovanwrites.com/2018/10/22/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-224-artcompass/

Dénouement

denouement
Drawing by Charles Barsotti https://www.newyorker.com/cartoons/bob-mankoff/thank-you-charles-barsotti

Who would be the he
that stirs memories of a night
she holds in her soul

some secrets, thought forgotten
-closing moment at curtain call

                                             -cj holm

Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge 220 He / She
Tanka 5-7-5 7-7

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https://ronovanwrites.com/2018/09/24/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-220-heshe/

Nutcracker Scheme

scrooge

Charge of sugarplums
Drawn-out for countless payments
-December reason

Twinkling dreams of fairy tales
Fiscal ruin comes in it’s stead

                                                 -cj holm

Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge 219 Charge / Reason
5-7-5 7-7

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https://ronovanwrites.com/2018/09/17/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-219-chargereason/

Without Alms

empty-pocket-clipart-emptypockets

Image from Clipart Panda

 

loose pocket change
left behind in desk drawer
-rebel with no cents

                                          -cj holm

Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge 215 Rebel / Change

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https://ronovanwrites.com/2018/08/20/haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-215/