Just Karma 79 for May 2016 wp

Just Karma 79
The Cup Fills

More
More rain
Some thunder
Some lightning
Water to fill the gully
Water to fill the creek
From here until next week

More
More ‘asks’
Some simple
Some complex
Questions to be answered
Questions to be discussed
From relations that are crossed

More
More sighs
Some in relief
Some in frustration
Choices to invest in
Choices to investigate
From here until next week

©JP/dh
(Free verse in pattern)

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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)

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ik 341 for February 2016 wp

ik 341
One Bird

Just
one Cardinal
in the pines
hiding from the latest
snow

©JP/dh

Inspired by: Relish small pleasures.
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:
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= Fiction or non…   &   Longer Strands = longer verse

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ik 301 Joy 1 for January 2016 wp

ik 301 Joy 1
Choose Joy

let go
let them go
bring a simple smile
(gift time)
wave them through
let them go
let go

©JP/dh

Inspired by: Choose the longest line at the grocery store or bank –
breathe slowly and focus on your impatience.
I may not choose the longest line… I do let those with fewer items
go ahead of me at the grocery store.

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.

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 182 for August 2015 wp

ik 182
(American tanka)
pedestrian

even the simple
ones, like where to cross the street –
prevent accidents

tourist town traffic signs say
cross at corners and walkways

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Inspired by: Obey the law.
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 tanka
syllables 5/7/5 line space 7/7

My other main blogs that my icon may or may not go to when I leave a comment:
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ik 155 for July 2015 wp

ik 155
(American haiku, Elfje, American Haiku)
three cheers

just a simple smile
that a task was finished – do
you need a parade
*
laundry
washed, dried
folded and away
for another week – again
cheers
*
go on to the tap,
refresh with the reward of
a glass of water
*
Inspired by: Celebrate each thing you accomplish,
no matter how small.
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

My other main blogs that my icon may or may not go to when I leave a comment:
Flash Fiction   &  Longer Strands

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ik 114 for May 2015 wp

ik 114
for May 2015

haiku and Shadorma:
Keep Birthdays Simple

age is relative
enjoy every present day
your presence is best
*
daze of days
at eighteen gifts stop
at least for
that one side
when every day is a gift
they are all special
*
a card would be nice
phone calls are good, but sometimes
a surprise ‘could do’
*
Inspired by: Keep birthdays simple
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.

shadorma (a non-rhyming six-line poem in 3/5/3/3/7/5),

©JP/dh

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