Wordpress Challenges

Two haiku offerings to syllable god.

Haiku 1

still twilight forest

night brings a diamond blanket

the moon shudders slow

Haiku 2

death comes at twilight

shadows dance in wary peace

light grabs my sad wrist

(These are my first two haiku offerings for the Weekly Writing Challenge)

Here are a few haikus that I enjoyed.

  1. Weekly Writing Challenge: Haiku Catchoo | This, that and the other thing
  2. Weekly Writing Challenge: Haike Catchoo! | thirtythrees
  3. bedtime rhyme | Duo Tell
  4. DPChallenge – Five Haiku | Tea with a Pirate
  5. Winter memories | Paint the world with words
  6. http://thoughtsofalunatic.com/2013/11/25/the-lost-lighthouse-a-haiku/
  7. http://thunderwhenitrains.wordpress.com/2013/11/25/haiku-1/

Weekly Photo Challenge: A Time-warp Hiding in Stone

I saw this doorway when I walked into a centuries-old Buddhist monastery hidden in the remote ridges of the Himalayas.
It was quiet. So quiet that you knew it was meant to be that way.

There is time hidden in every corner and every layer in this doorway.
Time… eternal, living and dead silent.

“…to me a mountain is a Buddha. Think of the patience, hundreds of thousands of years just sittin there bein perfectly perfectly silent and like praying for all living creatures in that silence and just waitin for us to stop all our frettin and foolin”
-Jack Kerouac (The Dharma Bums)

Release Me: On a rocking horse of time

You either go down on the other side, or return.

You either go down on the other side, or return.

Funnily, I thought of the Pearl Jam song when I saw the Daily Prompt post.

I was very nervous about posting the first time on my blog here. That is because I finally started writing about something that had remained so personal for all these years. I have been suffering from depression and most of my family and friends have no idea that I do. I fight it inwardly, on a very regular basis.