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  1. "Haiku is a way of letting God know we are paying attention." Margaret D McGee, Haiku - the sacred art I am trying to write something everyday but my varied schedule & responsibilities aren't conducive to setting aside a "writing time" ( or maybe I don't have the discpline). I do however find myself responding to moments in my day with haiku-like thoughts. So......... I decided to start a haiku journal... Haiku seems to me to be a perfect vehicle for capturing daily responses since brevitiy and clarity are at the heart of the form. My initial goal is to write & post at l
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    Still in the grasp of the romance of the Royal Wedding. Tanka #5 Dawn silently slidesinto our sanctuary.No longer alone,our vows validate our love.As one, we wake to new life. ~~Judi Van Gorder Tanka
  3. "If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there. . ."A g-r-o-a-n and a c-r-a-c-k shatter the sapient silence. A widow maker crashes to the forest floor. In its wake, a hush hovers. ~~Judi Van Gorder A "sonic" Tanka Playing with sound, in particular onomatopoeia.
  4. Tinker

    Homage to Romance

    Homage to Romance a dust of diamonds in the midnight Galaxy glitters high above an outdoor dance floor empty all but for one lone couple holding each other lovers dance to their own tune charging the moment caught up in the melody of magic and moonlight the music hushes all too soon the night will die they cling in silence reluctant to say goodbye to part at the light of dawn ~~Judi Van Gorder Aubade in Tanka frame Inspired by the prompt "dancing under the stars" and Tony mentioning the genre Aubade.
  5. Tinker

    Christmas Eve Tanka

    this night long agosheltered in a plain stablea King will be bornonly shepherds and angelswill witness God's gift of hope ~~Judi Van Gorder Tanka
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