ik 226 for October 2015 wp

ik 226
dodoitsu/haibun
a good doff

this misunderstood reptile
has a place in my garden –
gifted me a whole molting;
we grow from shedding

lovely how it is
that nature provides us with
such diversity

©JP/dh
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/doff?s=t
http://grammarist.com/spelling/molt-moult/

Inspired by: Shed your past like a snake’s skin.
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.

“Dodoitsu is a form of Japanese poetry developed towards the end of the Edo Period.
Often concerning love or work, and usually comical,
Dodoitsu poems consist of four lines
with the syllabic structure 7-7-7-5 and no rhyme or metre.”
haibun = poetic verse including haiku

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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8 thoughts on “ik 226 for October 2015 wp

  1. Now this is interesting – for something so simply versed – there can be so many interpretations – – which means, if I was wearing a hat, I would doff my chapeau in tribute to your skills 😉

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