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Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash. Leonard Cohen

Monday, February 14, 2011

Solitude

image from Haiku Challenge
At last! Solitude
A chance to chat with my thoughts
I rouse them from sleep.

Bleary eyed, foggy
Stretching, yawning, blinking wake
Spurning inertia.

I greet them warmly
Like old ladies over tea
And take pen in hand.

written for Haiku Challenge, Day 15

12 comments:

bodhirose said...

Wonderful! I love the three haiku--so descriptive of a solitary feeling.

lynnaima said...

I like "old ladies over tea' just beautiful, you have a way with words, awesome!!! :)
http://lynnaima.wordpress.com/2011/02/15/h-ku-15-solitude/

Kristen Haskell said...

I really love your middle Haiku. Perfect, I love the idea of spurning inertia!

Mike Patrick said...

You have a wonderful relationship with solitude. Lovely.

Dragon Katet said...

You do haiku very well! Love the images you use for your solitary thoughts. :)

trisha said...

this is hilarious! Just adored it. :)

what a warm welcome to your thoughts and solitude.

subtlescribbler said...

awesome! Its so sad but a truth beautifully presented...I loved this one a lot ,really...its so tangible and touching :)

sarah

Nabeel Noorullah said...

beautiful

beccagivens said...

This is great - thank you for penning such a wonderfully scripted piece.

http://beccagivens.wordpress.com/2011/02/15/closed-to-the-divine/

Jingle said...

old ladies over tea,

wow, amazing imagery, lovely sets of Haikus.
cheers.

Someone is Special said...

Loved you take for solitude.. Thanks for this and Haiku poem came out very well..

Someone is Special

Sumit Sarkar said...

"A chance to chat with thoughts"...

Loved the haikus.. :)