A-Z for April 2016 Z wp

Unofficial A-Z challenge 2016
(On Sundays – still using Kipfer’s book for inspiration for Instant or Just Karma)

“Now is the Time : 170 Ways to Seize the Moment”
By Patrick Lindsay
Now is the time …:To take the first step.

“To begin, begin.”
~Peter Nivio Zarlenga (1941- )

Graphemes

With
Every beginning
An ending arrives
A was first, last;
Z

©JP/ dh
(Elfje)

A grapheme is the smallest unit used in describing the writing system of any
given language, originally coined by analogy with the phoneme of spoken
languages. A grapheme may or may not carry meaning by itself, and may or
may not correspond to a single phoneme (… any of the perceptually distinct
units of sound in a specified language that distinguish one word from another,
for example p, b, d, and t in the English words pad, pat, bad, and bat.

(With quotes by famous folks
Whose last names start with the alphabet
Or at least have those ‘tricky letters’ –
U, Q, X & Y in them)

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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A-Z for April 2016 Y wp

Unofficial A-Z challenge 2016
(On Sundays – still using Kipfer’s book for inspiration for Instant or Just Karma)

“Now is the Time : 170 Ways to Seize the Moment”
By Patrick Lindsay
Now is the time …: To nurture your creativity.

“Love the art in yourself, not yourself in the art.”
Konstantin Sergeyevich Stanislavsky (né Alexeyev);(1863-1938)
He was born Konstantin Sergeyevich Alexeyev—”Stanislavsky” was a stage
name that he adopted in 1884 in order to keep his performance activities
secret from his parents.

High Strung?

Does
The yo-yo
See the art
Of its graceful string
Swing?

Does
The Cats’
Cradle bring your
Hands closer to mine…
Artistically?

Does
It matter
Now really that
Mama’s apron strings are
Cut?

©JP/dh
Elfje series

(With quotes by famous folks
Whose last names start with the alphabet
Or at least have those ‘tricky letters’ –
U, Q, X & Y in them)

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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A-Z for April 2016 X wp

Unofficial A-Z challenge 2016
(On Sundays – still using Kipfer’s book for inspiration for Instant or Just Karma)

“Now is the Time : 170 Ways to Seize the Moment”
By Patrick Lindsay
Now is the time …: To try Kindness.

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.”
~Philo of Alexandria (20 Before the Common Era – 50 Common Era)

Yedidia (Jedediah) HaCohen…also called Philo Judaeus, was a Hellenistic
Jewish philosopher who lived in Alexandria, in the Roman province of Egypt.
Philo used philosophical allegory to attempt to fuse and harmonize
Greek philosophy with Jewish philosophy.

Be Pre-’Pair’ed/ Give E’xx’tra

Lovingkindness
Double positive;
Creating sincere concern
Bespeaks mutual understanding of
Life

Even for a single smile, stress effort twice

Life;
bitter battles bake the
heart rock solid –
Duplicately deliver
Lovingkindness

©JP/dh
(Elfje and Reverse Elfje mirror a single conscious thought)

(With quotes by famous folks
Whose last names start with the alphabet
Or at least have those ‘tricky letters’ –
U, Q, X & Y in them)

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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A-Z for April 2016 W wp

Unofficial A-Z challenge 2016
(On Sundays – still using Kipfer’s book for inspiration for Instant or Just Karma)

“Now is the Time : 170 Ways to Seize the Moment”
By Patrick Lindsay
Now is the time …: To look beyond the obvious.

“The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and simple.”
~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde

flow…

blood is not simple
relationships often sail
like a wind blown seed

odd how social media
connects those who need not be

can we have growth when
seeking distant shores while we
carry complex blood

©JP/dh
(renga as I was taught…syllables in line/ line space/ syllables in line:
5/7/5 line space 7/7 line space 5/7/5)

(With quotes by famous folks
Whose last names start with the alphabet
Or at least have those ‘tricky letters’ –
U, Q, X & Y in them)

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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A-Z for April 2016 V wp

Unofficial A-Z challenge 2016
(On Sundays – still using Kipfer’s book for inspiration for Instant or Just Karma)

“Now is the Time : 170 Ways to Seize the Moment”
By Patrick Lindsay
Now is the time …: To rethink your possessions.

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”
~Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

Custody

How
Did we
Acquire so much?
Still more boxes to
Go

the porch, attic and
garage hold too much of what
is not even ours

Go
And slowly getting gone
Things we do
Not need
Yet…

©JP/dh
Reverse Elfje sandwich a haiku (5,7,5)

(With quotes by famous folks
Whose last names start with the alphabet
Or at least have those ‘tricky letters’ –
U, Q, X & Y in them)

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

(Note: I’ve been ‘Flying’ with WP for 5 years-
Thanks for reading my words)

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A-Z for April 2016 U wp

Unofficial A-Z challenge 2016
(On Sundays – still using Kipfer’s book for inspiration for Instant or Just Karma)

“Now is the Time : 170 Ways to Seize the Moment”
By Patrick Lindsay
Now is the time …: to unleash your imagination.

“The fairest souls are those that have the most variety and adaptability.”
~ Michel de Montaigne (1533-1572)
He is most famously known for his skeptical remark, “Que sçay-je?” (“What do I know?”, in
Middle French; now rendered as Que sais-je? in modern French). Remarkably modern even
to readers today, Montaigne’s attempt to examine the world through the lens of the only thing
he can depend on implicitly—his own judgment—makes him more accessible to modern
readers than any other author of the Renaissance. Much of modern literary nonfiction has
found inspiration in Montaigne and writers of all kinds continue to read him for his masterful
balance of intellectual knowledge and personal storytelling.

Unleashed

Underneath our skins
Unique abilities
Underline individual capabilities
Umpteen possibilities can
Unfold as we apply our own
Understanding of what we can achieve
Unites every being that can think…but

“Que sais-je?”

©JP/dh 4.25.16
Unconscious streaming?

(With quotes by famous folks
Whose last names start with the alphabet
Or at least have those ‘tricky letters’ –
U, Q, X & Y in them)

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 366 for April 2016 wp

This Sunday using Kipfer’s book for ‘Instant Karma’
Ik 366

dilemma?
(three haiku 3,5,3)

stage the play
or walk away; choose
your level

of comfort –
quietly brew, steep
and or stew

learn to lean
without being mean;
there lies skill

©JP/dh

Inspired by: Try to deal skillfully with problems as they arise.
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:
Flash Fiction
= Fiction or non…   &   Longer Strands = longer verse

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