My weekend in haiku


Slow afternoon hike
Four women, five kids, two dogs
Cupcakes at the end


Lazy morning golf
Peekaboo with the sunshine
A fox startled out


Two baby deer chase
Each other in our yard, then
Food, laughter with friends

Cincinnati Nature Center 066 Cincinnati Nature Center 084
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Inspired by Jose Antonio Vargas


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  1. Love the pictures! The first haiku is my favorite. :) Heaven on earth, and that’s just the cupcakes.

  2. Les

    I think you’re quite the poet ;)
    Sounds like an awesome weekend!

  3. Juliann Wetz

    I loved the first haiku. It’s hard to go wrong when one of your words is “cupcake.”

  4. Haiku is the only type of poetry that I write with any regularity because it’s the only poetry of mine that I can read months/years later and not cringe.

    Sounds like you had a fun weekend!

  5. Poetry, pictures and cupcakes oh my. Where did you go hiking? Looks gorgeous especially the pond with the lily pads.

  6. Wow, I wish I’d had your weekend! It sounds lovely!

    – Liz

  7. That does sound like a lovely weekend :)

  8. Joelle-
    Cincinnati Nature Center. I had never been before but it’s lovely, and I love that you can bring dogs (as long as they are leashed)!

  9. Jon

    Great post. Loved the haikus. Looks like spring has sprung!

  10. Trisha


  11. Loved the middle haiku + the pictures to go along with it. :)

  12. If post is in form
    shouldn’t comments follow too?
    Sounds Relaxing…ah…

    My weekend:

    Hanging pictures…Ouch!
    Toads in the bedroom…Uh oh!
    Writing? Not Enough

  13. melissa-
    Lol that’s so great!

  14. Sounds just about perfect! I didn’t know you wrote haiku as well as novels :)

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