Category Archives: Haibun

Transition


  First days are lost in a chaotic rush to feed, feed and feed some more. The time of darkness will soon be here and readiness is essential. Yet simply finding a meal is a mission fraught with danger. The … Continue reading

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Temptress


“I never did mind the little things” ~ Maggie (Bridget Fonda) The Assassin: Point of No Return   Her heels clattered on the pavement as I watched from the shadows. My trainers silent on the concrete as I tailed her … Continue reading

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A Breath


you can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.  Stephen King – On Writing: A Memoir Of The Craft)   An empty room surrounded me. Images of the past played out on the bare walls, my … Continue reading

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Gone Fishing


Dark mornings, when the sun has barely begun to awaken the birds begin their chorus of song. Lamp lights still flicker as slices of bread are spread with butter and ham is placed between in the making of sandwiches. A … Continue reading

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After the Hunt


Walking past sleeping houses at 3 am the silence of night reaches out to embrace me. Only my thoughts disturb my solitude as my feet take me further into the darkness. This is my world, my space and my time. … Continue reading

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The Key to Courage


I always come to the water gardens to find stillness. That piece of tranquillity that allows the doubts and fears inside me to be held back. In that peace I can meditate and in my meditations I can draw on … Continue reading

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Haibun Thinking: Well, Did You?


  Haibun Thinking is a weekly challenge to write a Haibun. This weeks challenge can be found here – Haibun Thinking  Golly, did I hear you say you would be free if you could? Gussy the Goose, Charlotte’s Web (2006) … Continue reading

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Haibun Thinking: Crazy Poet


Haibun Thinking is a weekly challenge to write a Haibun. This week’s challenge can be found here  Voices whisper in daylight and scream in the night. They are repeating echoes of images flirting with a vague clarity of vision yet … Continue reading

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Haibun Thinking – What Jack Built


Each week Haibun Thinking challenges the writer to pen a Haibun from a given prompt. This week the prompt is texte by Dr Seuss. If you want to join the challenge pop over to Haibun Thinking This my response to the … Continue reading

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Haibun Thinking: Crushed


Each week Haibun Thinking challenges the writer to pen a Haibun from a given prompt. This week the prompt is freestyle and I have chosen to use the word ‘freestyle’ as my lead. If you want to join the challenge … Continue reading

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