Haibun Monday – Water


As you might have noticed, I often write about my daily trip to work. I’m fortunate enough to be able to commute with a bicycle. This means being totally exposed to the elements. If it’s raining you really feel it.

This past week we have had a lot of rain, which made me think of a suitable subject for writing a haibun, namely water.

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Water comes in many forms. It can be rain or fog, it fills the lakes and make the brooks babble. It can seen vast and endless when you watch the sea. It brings death in flooding and life after drought. Water can be sparkling from the supermarket or simply from the tap.

Water can be absent in a desert or cold and hostile in winter.

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The topic for this haibun is really very simple:

Tell me something from real life…

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Weekly Writing Prompt #111

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Weekly Writing Challenge
Poetry and/or Flash Fiction
October 16th 2017 | #111

DOOR Template Instructions=====================

(5) Words: | RIGHT | ARROW | HEAR | CHILD | GOOD |

*A brilliant idea has been brought to my attention regarding the (5) word prompt. Please feel free to substitute any of the words with a synonym.🎈 🎭 ✨

Poetry Suggestions

Haiku (5 – 7 – 5)
Tanka (5 – 7 – 5 – 7 – 7)
Shadorma (3 – 5 – 3 – 3 – 7 – 5)
6 lines – no rhymes – multiple stanzas [your choice] – just follow meter
Villanelle (19 line poem[no word limit]–2 repeating rhymes & 2 refrains)… Excellent example is Dylan Thomas’s “Do not go gentle into that good night”
Nonet (9 – 8 – 7 – 6 – 5 – 4 – 3 – 2 – 1) progression downward of syllables
Cinquain (2 –…

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #171 Lake&Calm


Remember to come back and visit the comments section during the week for your fellow poets entries!

Haiku Poetry Proimpt Writing Challenge Useful Links.
Lake, Calm.

Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge Image 2016

The Guidelines are simple.

  1. Take the two words and write a Haiku. I use Haiku in Englishas my style, which is 5 syllables for the first line, 7 for the second, and 5 for the third, but you can use what you like. The link above has links within it to articles about how to write Haibun, Tanka, and even a new form I created called Freku. You can also do the 3/5/3 form if you likeinstead of the 5/7/5 that I usually use. Write, share, and have fun. For syllable help visit HowManySyllables.com. (You would be surprised at how many syllables some words actually have.)
  2. The two words can be used…

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Share Your World – October 16, 2017

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If you had to move to a country besides the one you currently live in, where would you move and why? 

What color would you like your bedroom to be?

What makes you Happy? Make a list of things in your life that bring you joy.

What inspired you or what did you appreciate this past week?  Feel free to use a quote, a photo, a story, or even a combination. 

Even though I oftentimes will add photos to my answers, it is not a requirement to participate in Share your World.

To view older version of Share Your World (SYW), click here.

If you adore challenges as much as I do, please check out WordPress’s Blog Event Listing for other challenges.

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I will post four different questions each week for you to answer.  There are two ways which you can participate.

  1. Create a SYW  post.  Then post the…

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