Sunday, August 30, 2009

Poetry: Sunday Scribblings

I can't wait to see what others at Sunday Scribblings have done for this week. Give me a prompt like "poetry," and you'll find a 'ku.


Inspiration comes
not from walking in gardens,
but walking through life.


My understanding of the art of haiku is that it primarily speaks of nature. The poet is inspired by the tree frog or the pond or the lily, and she writes of what she's found there. And we read what she has written and the thing -- of nature, of beauty, of life -- is made real to us.

Thankfully, there are no such thing as 'ku cops.

11 comments:

anthonynorth said...

You make a good point in your haiku, but walking in gardens can still be fun :-)

Alicia said...

Wow, brilliant haiku. Loved it ^^

quin browne said...

i liked this...

mayberry said...

There are so many BAD haikus out there -- thank you for a lovely one!

keiths ramblings said...

How true this is! You are clever!!

Tammy said...

That's a truth haiku. :) Loved it and that shot of your kids.

Sweetest in the Gale said...

I get wonderful inspiration from both...lovely haiku! :~)

Jennifer Hicks said...

the garden of life is certainly creative food!

D... said...

Life is where I find my inspiration, too. Well done!

Tumblewords: said...

How true!

Dee Martin said...

So true - I loved this :)

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