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.
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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

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/

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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Quickly; call: Potluck It Is (plus)

http://margoroby.com/2014/08/26/poem-tryouts-image-potluck/

Is the answer blowing in the wind

‘Potluck It Is’ is a continuation of ‘Is the Answer Blowing in the Wind’ – Just because Margo asked for it.
The only tie in with her prompt is perhaps life cycles…Wheels go round (marriage) and that when you go to
an animal shelter to get a pet…well it is in fact; ‘potluck’ as it refers to what is available.

Quickly; call: Potluck It Is
(Mid Month Switch Up/ New Routines)
Quickly August Warm Up Words:
http://imprompt.wordpress.com/2014/08/16/quickly-warm-up/
call= So far into the woods, the mutt known as Just Dog, almost missed the call signal.

Potluck It Is

Calliope got him to wear a bow tie and watch Dr. Who.
But she knew that he was man of suits, ties and schedules.
It seems he would always have a full head of steam for her –
an undying love and devotion, she could live with that.

Randolph knew this wasn’t his parents type of marriage.
But did he really know his Mother and Father? So traditional –
Surely they would frown on his new bride – when they met her…
they had eloped…He wanted to be spontaneous… and enjoy life.

So that afternoon together, the newlyweds went to the shelter
to get a pet – And they made an afternoon of taking the older
animal with them for a walk… so far into the woods, the mutt
known as Just Dog, almost missed the call signal.

©JP/davh

potluck (noun) 3. whatever is available or comes one’s way.

 

Do You Hear…?

Two notes punctuate the early afternoon
A simple call and a close by reply
Of some winter birds I could not see
But they still made a curve of a smile
Magically appear upon my face…

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