ik 192 for August 2015 wp

ik 192
(American tanka)
harvester

windowsill farmer
can grow herbs, urban farmer
a few plants in pots

still my driveway garden grows;
cherry tomatoes bloom

Inspired by: Grow some of your own food.
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 tanka
syllables 5/7/5 line space 7/7

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pine

pine

seeing the what the weather is back home
another thunderstorm brewing
thinking of the humidity dropping, even if briefly

not a single drop of rain here since I arrived
even with the ocean so close

pining for my own space, my place – even knowing
that there will be work to be done
thinking of my wild birds, the squirrels too

not a single thing to really worry about since I arrived
just a mental catch up ‘to do’ list

whittling away at a snails pace and enjoying
a different type of quiet – except when
hammer of renovation nails the silence with a boom

c JP/davh

Note: verb, pine: 1. to yearn deeply; suffer with longing; long
(often followed by for ): to pine for one’s home and family.