Saturday, June 20, 2009

Haikus of June

All pictures and prompts are from

Prompt: A Little Luck - It brought with it a bit of luck ...

Harbinger of Luck,
land on tired hands and get
me out of this rut!

Cynthia Smallwood
June 1, 2009

Prompt: The Crane - Offer a poem for a crane ...

Crane's Roost is flooded
Fly away and bring back news
Of happier days...

Cynthia Smallwood
June 2, 2009

Prompt: The Gathering - They waited for ...

The Gathering birds
They waited for their breakfast
In wet soil below

Cynthia Smallwood
June 3, 2009

Prompt: The Line Up - Use this wonderful photograph in any creative way you are inspired for today's writing ...

Can you see inside?
Are they opening the store?
I want my SIMS 3!!

Cynthia Smallwood
June 4, 2009

Prompt: Pretty in Pink - A poem for a flower ...

Baby pink ball
bouncing joyful in the wind.
Ah, the smell of Spring!

Cynthia Smallwood
June 5, 2009

Prompt: Canal - Standing at the edge of the canal I was where I belonged ...

The greatest artist
could never paint the way that
this place makes me feel

Cynthia Smallwood
June 6, 2009

Prompt: Summer Rain - Include this line anywhere in your writing ... 'and the rain fell gently ...'

Earth felt cold and dry
She cried, 'Summer come soon!' and
the rain fell gently...

Cynthia Smallwood
June 7, 2009

Prompt: Golden - Use the beautiful image to inspire your writing today ...

Beauty from Defeat
Harmony from Destruction
Balance is Golden

Cynthia Smallwood
June 8, 2009

Prompt: Shimmering Prayers - Write poetically using this image ...

Where desire flickers
Like the flame of a candle
Love and lust are one

Cynthia Smallwood
June 9, 2009

Prompt: Sweet - Write a poem with a chocolate theme ...

Rich, creamy, smooth, sweet,
So many ways to describe
what I call yummy!

Cynthia Smallwood
June 10, 2009

Prompt: Gone Fishin' - Write about going fishing ...

My Big Fish Story:
Went fishing and caught a fish.
It was big. The end.

Cynthia Smallwood
June 11, 2009

Prompt: Laughter - Use this expressive image in any creative way you are inspired to write today ...

Old world black and white
You have been brought to new life
with childrens' laughter

Cynthia Smallwood
June 12, 2009

Prompt: Outside - Outside waited his/her destiny ...

Sighing, chin in palm,
Wistfully daydreaming of
coming destiny...

Cynthia Smallwood
June 13, 2009

Prompt: Stony Conversations - Share a story that includes their dialog ...

If statues could speak
Would they say anything that
differs from our words?

Cynthia Smallwood
June 14, 2009

Prompt: Two Faces - Use this intriguing image to inspire your writing today ...

Do not judge by looks,
for behind every stone face
there's a wild spirit

Cynthia Smallwood
June 15, 2009

Prompt: Holding Safe - Offer a poem for this image ...

A world in peril
Sleep safe, babe of peace, it will
all be over soon

Cynthia Smallwood
June 16, 2009

Prompt: Duck - Give her a name and give her a story or poem. Jemima Puddleduck?

Coming this summer...
Jemima Puddleduck is...
Kate Pond - Secret Spy!

Cynthia Smallwood
June 17, 2009

Prompt: Letter - Dear ____, I wanted to write you this letter to explain ...

Dearest Mom and Dad,
I can explain everything...
Love, your daughter, Jan

Cynthia Smallwood
June 18, 2009

Prompt: Behind the Door - There is a story behind that door... write it ...

A picture is worth
one thousand words, but a door
is worth a million

Cynthia Smallwood
June 19, 2009

Prompt: School Days - Write creatively using a memory from your elementary school days ...

Helicopter leaves
dance past descending inch worms
as buses line up

(I was a walker in Elementary school, but this was my favorite thing about second recess at the end of the day in Kindergarden!)

Cynthia Smallwood
June 20, 2009