I just found this as I was cleaning out my hard drive. I wrote it April 8, 2010. Enjoy! Anxiety creeps through my belly, tensing my back and throat and mind I envision light shining down upon my head the tension is gone
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My next speech for Toastmasters is “Speaking to Entertain” … I have to be humorous for 15-20 minutes. Ug.
Anyway, I thought I might do it on food, so was looking for some interesting quotes about food and found this:
“The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.”
Well, never one to back away from a writing challenge, I came up with one in about 5 minutes. Could it be the very first poem about cheese?
Ah, the joy of brie,
so good with a cup of tea
the flavor so smokey
…on toast? How hokey!
Yes, that’s the cheese for me!
This week’s haiku is inspired by the first experience with fireflies, back when I was living in Baltimore. I was enraptured by them and still feel the thrill when I think about them. Lighting bugs outside blink like Christmas tree lights while they search for a mate Originally posted on 52 Haiku
On Saturday, I heard a self-made millionaire speak. He talked about life being filled with choices and how you move toward your goal by always making the choices that lead you there. That’s what inspired this week’s haiku. Choices fill your life The moment of truth is here Which road will you take? Originally posted […]