ik 168 for July 2015 wp

ik 168
(renga; as I was taught)
our blue moon phenom

does turning thirty
make a man; if just by deed
alone you are true

we have been lucky I think
to be your folks – you’ve said

good examples to
follow – without preaching such;
love, hugs and honor

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Inspired by: Be as polite to your children
as you want them to be to you.
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.

©JP/dh
American renga syllable count
5/7/5 line space 7/7 line space 5/7/5
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ik 167 for July 2015 wp

ik 167
(haiku)
garden tending

weather brings growing
along with odd bit pieces;
routine clean and weed

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Inspired by: Clear garden debris so plants can grow.
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.

©JP/dh
American haiku syllable count
5/7/5
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ik 166 for July 2015 wp

ik 166
(Elfje)
understatement

poetry
just is
a part of
who I am, like
breathing

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Inspired by: Write poetry as an
exercise of self-discovery.
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.

©JP/dh
Elfje an eleven word poem. See more about Elfje here:
https://simplyelfje.wordpress.com/

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ik 165 for July 2015 wp

ik 165
(haiku)
creative community

one ‘net’ benefit;
international friendships
through common passion

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Inspired by: Cultivate a diverse group of friends.
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.

©JP/dh
American haiku: syllable count 5/7/5

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ik 164 for July 2015 wp

ik 164
(renga as I was taught)
off line

window shopping is
affordable and allows
for comparison

though too many places now
no longer hold stock in store

so we will just have
to keep looking locally
rather than from ‘air’
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Inspired by: Plan your purchases.
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.

©JP/dh
Note: From ‘air’ meaning ‘the net’ –
still not enamored with online shopping.
renga: syllable count
5/7/5 line space 7/7 line space 5/7/5

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ik 163 for July 2015 wp

ik 163
(renga as I was taught)
in concert

in the evening
I out the darkened window
watching the silence

home hums, fades – then crickets chirp
cicadas sing, bull frogs call

distant traffic drones
and the lone train whistle joins
the rustling trees
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Inspired by: Each day, pause to do layered listening –
the loudest, obvious sounds and then the next layer down, etc.
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.

©JP/dh

renga: syllable count
5/7/5 line space 7/7 line space 5/7/5

a rainbow of sounds for
https://mindlovemiserysmenagerie.wordpress.com/2015/07/22/heeding-haiku-with-ha-over-the-rainbow-announcements-july-22-2015/

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ik 162 for July 2015 wp

ik 162
(renga – as I was taught)
driven?

our plans are revised;
our family vacation
with less travel time

still a count of eight going
the destination; closer

we’ll have our own car,
our own room; ‘she’ll’ be making
the reservations

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Inspired by: The worst that could happen or the best
that could happen, but often it’s somewhere in between.
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.

©JP/dh

renga: syllable count
5/7/5 line space 7/7 line space 5/7/5

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