ik 355 for February 2016 wp

ik 355

in the
face rises – blood
courage, passion and sin;

flower, foretells the weather,
emotional storms though
may be


…scarlet and other bright shades of red are the colors most associated with courage,
force, passion, heat, and joy..[and] also often associated with immorality and sin.
… An early recorded use of scarlet as a color name in the English language dates to 1250.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anagallis_arvensis = scarlet pimpernel
or poor man’s weatherglass, from its habit of closing its flowers in dull weather.

Inspired by: Don’t get upset, anxious or angry
about things over which you have no control.
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