ik 344 for February 2016 wp

ik 344
Release…

there
in the
minds bloodshot eye
a different lusting – rusting
lust

lust
maladjusted attitude giving false
credence for someone
to be
rude

Lust is on the red color spectrum.
verb without object : to have a yearning or desire; have a strong or excessive craving
noun: a passionate or overmastering desire or craving

©JP/dh

Inspired by: Let go of anger
From: Instant Karma by Barbara Ann Kipfer
8,879 ways to give yourself and others
good fortune right now.

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Karma is cause and effect. Dharma means cosmic law.
Yoga is enlightenment through movement and Tao is the
practice of acting in harmony with the fundamental essence
of everything you encounter.

Note: My haiku (or other forms) are my interpretations
or of how I might put the inspirational sentence
into practice, for me. Also, I am going in my own order.

My other main blogs that my icon may or may not go to when I leave a comment:
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ik 343 for February 2016 wp

ik 343
Embedded in Pages

Ruby
is a
gem of a name
for a delightful bunny
character

Ruby
and her
brother Max can
be found in children’s
books

Ruby
and Max
help young children
recognize words to enjoy
reading

©JP/dh

Inspired by: Make story time special for kids (children).
(Many use ‘kids’ to = children; however, kids are baby goats.)
From: Instant Karma by Barbara Ann Kipfer
8,879 ways to give yourself and others
good fortune right now.

*
Karma is cause and effect. Dharma means cosmic law.
Yoga is enlightenment through movement and Tao is the
practice of acting in harmony with the fundamental essence
of everything you encounter.

Note: My haiku (or other forms) are my interpretations
or of how I might put the inspirational sentence
into practice, for me. Also, I am going in my own order.

My other main blogs that my icon may or may not go to when I leave a comment:
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= Fiction or non…  &   Longer Strands = longer verse

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ik 342 for February 2016 wp

ik 342
Tomato

humble
little fruit
often transformed vegetable
more than fifty-seven
ways

heirlooms
from the
garden to grow
to accompany grain and
cheese

sup
with salt
or simmered into
a delicate delightful warm
soup

©JP/dh

Tomato is not on the official ‘red’ color list ;) … most are a variant of the shade.

Inspired by: Make grilled cheese sandwiches and tomato soup.
From: Instant Karma by Barbara Ann Kipfer
8,879 ways to give yourself and others
good fortune right now.

*
Karma is cause and effect. Dharma means cosmic law.
Yoga is enlightenment through movement and Tao is the
practice of acting in harmony with the fundamental essence
of everything you encounter.

Note: My haiku (or other forms) are my interpretations
or of how I might put the inspirational sentence
into practice, for me. Also, I am going in my own order.

My other main blogs that my icon may or may not go to when I leave a comment:
Flash Fiction
= Fiction or non…  &  Longer Strands = longer verse

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ik 341 for February 2016 wp

ik 341
One Bird

Just
one Cardinal
in the pines
hiding from the latest
snow

©JP/dh

Inspired by: Relish small pleasures.
From: Instant Karma by Barbara Ann Kipfer
8,879 ways to give yourself and others
good fortune right now.

*
Karma is cause and effect. Dharma means cosmic law.
Yoga is enlightenment through movement and Tao is the
practice of acting in harmony with the fundamental essence
of everything you encounter.

Note: My haiku (or other forms) are my interpretations
or of how I might put the inspirational sentence
into practice, for me. Also, I am going in my own order.

My other main blogs that my icon may or may not go to when I leave a comment:
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= Fiction or non…   &   Longer Strands = longer verse

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ik 340 for February 2016 wp

ik 340
Sequoia

majestic –
elder, connected
to Mother Earth
the redwood has deep
roots

©JP/dh

The color redwood is a representation of color of the wood of the redwood tree (Sequoia sempervirens).
The first recorded use of redwood as a color name in English was in 1917.

Inspired by: Seek the essence of beauty every day
From: Instant Karma by Barbara Ann Kipfer
8,879 ways to give yourself and others
good fortune right now.

*
Karma is cause and effect. Dharma means cosmic law.
Yoga is enlightenment through movement and Tao is the
practice of acting in harmony with the fundamental essence
of everything you encounter.

Note: My haiku (or other forms) are my interpretations
or of how I might put the inspirational sentence
into practice, for me. Also, I am going in my own order.

My other main blogs that my icon may or may not go to when I leave a comment:
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ik 339 for February 2016 wp

ik 339
Monkeying Around?

seeing
plenty of
red lanterns, dragons
hongbao – Happy New Year
‘Monkey’

©JP/dh
2.8.16

To the Chinese, red represents good fortune, …around the New Year the color can be seen everywhere in Chinese cities: red lanterns hang in doorways; red paper cutouts adorn windows. And a staple of the holiday: red envelopes, called hongbao in Mandarin, or lai see in Cantonese, are filled with cash and given by married people to children, unmarried relatives and friends, and employees. The sum is typically an even number, and it shouldn’t contain the number four…

Inspired by: Find Religion.
From: Instant Karma by Barbara Ann Kipfer
8,879 ways to give yourself and others
good fortune right now.

*
Karma is cause and effect. Dharma means cosmic law.
Yoga is enlightenment through movement and Tao is the
practice of acting in harmony with the fundamental essence
of everything you encounter.

Note: My haiku (or other forms) are my interpretations
or of how I might put the inspirational sentence
into practice, for me. Also, I am going in my own order.

My other main blogs that my icon may or may not go to when I leave a comment:
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= Fiction or non…   &   Longer Strands = longer verse

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ik 338 for February 2016 wp

ik 338
Balance Colorfully

steady –
equal footing,
restorative foods and
a little sangria fun
too

©JP/dh

Inspired by: The way you eat, drink and walk
in daily life impact the world.
From: Instant Karma by Barbara Ann Kipfer
8,879 ways to give yourself and others
good fortune right now.

*
Karma is cause and effect. Dharma means cosmic law.
Yoga is enlightenment through movement and Tao is the
practice of acting in harmony with the fundamental essence
of everything you encounter.

Note: My haiku (or other forms) are my interpretations
or of how I might put the inspirational sentence
into practice, for me. Also, I am going in my own order.

My other main blogs that my icon may or may not go to when I leave a comment:
Flash Fiction
= Fiction or non…   &   Longer Strands = longer verse

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