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Archive for the month “February, 2018”

Daybreak

By Bill Waters (poem) and Paula Dawn Lietz (photo)

Daybreak


Published in Daily Haiga (http://www.dailyhaiga.org/haiga-archives/2240/-daybreak-by-bill-waters-usa), 2/28/18.

About Paula Dawn Lietz:
—> http://www.saintjulianpress.com/paula-dawn-lietz.html
—> https://writingforpeace.org/writing-for-peace-welcomes-pd-lietz-artist-in-residence/

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NaHaiWriMo 2018: button jewelry

mother and daughter

and buttons and seed beads and string . . .

button jewelry


NaHaiWriMo 2/28 prompt = button jewelry.

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NaHaiWriMo 2018: rainbow jello

room for everyone

at the children’s table . . .

rainbow jello


NaHaiWriMo 2/27 prompt = rainbow jello.

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NaHaiWriMo 2018: homemade soup

feed a fever . . .

another bowl

of homemade soup


NaHaiWriMo 2/26 prompt = homemade soup.

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NaHaiWriMo 2018: dressing up

more funerals now

than weddings . . .

this old suit


NaHaiWriMo 2/25 prompt = dressing up.

Prompts, posts, and participant submissions: https://www.facebook.com/NaHaiWriMo/

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NaHaiWriMo 2018: hot-water bottle

Mum’s Warning after Burst Hot-Water Bottle Scalds Her Bum

Mum’s scalded bum!
she arrives at the ER
in a Star Wars robe


Of course a painful injury is nothing to laugh at, but the patient herself said, “I know it’s not funny now but it will be. I am just absolutely mortified that this whole thing could have been avoided.” (https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/mums-warning-after-burst-hot-14221841)

NaHaiWriMo 2/24 prompt = hot-water bottle.

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NaHaiWriMo 2018: raspberry, orange, pumpkin, lime, coffee, chocolate, or cherry chiffon pie

pie-eating contest —

I win first place

in my dream


NaHaiWriMo 2/23 prompt = raspberry, orange, pumpkin, lime, coffee, chocolate, or cherry chiffon pie.

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NaHaiWriMo 2018: the first frost

the first frost . . .

a flock of starlings

twisting in the wind


NaHaiWriMo 2/22 prompt = the first frost.

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NaHaiWriMo 2018: appetizers

nightfall in Madrid . . .

we stroll from bar to bar

sampling tapas


NaHaiWriMo 2/21 prompt = appetizers.

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NaHaiWriMo 2018: a gentle rocking motion

sky gazing . . .

the feel of this floating dock

riding the river


NaHaiWriMo 2/20 prompt = a gentle rocking motion.

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