Miscellaneous Prompted Micro Poems 21


inspiration call

Rushing towards home
Amid rolling hills of play
Sandwiches await

Inspiration Call – 7 Jan 2020

sweet dreams

Nocturnal kisses
And intimate embraces
Sweetest dreams indeed

Written for Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, January 15th 2020, sweet dreams

broken heart

Left behind in death
Brokenhearted now to mourn
Alone – grief to bear

Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, January 29th 2020, broken heart


three line tales, week 209: a guy spinning a basket ball on his finger with Pokemon in the background

photo by Bannon Morrissy via Unsplash

High School All-Star, too short for the NBA

So he took his massive talent

And signed with Chuck-E‘s pizza and play

Three Line Tales, Week 209 JANUARY 30, 2020








Miscellaneous Prompted Micro Poems 20

three line tales, week 200: a no entry sign for a garden

photo by Annie via Unsplash

Trespassing – despite the signs on the bend
Thus among the cactus spines
He met a sticky end

Three Line Tales, Week 200 28 November 19


Hesitant flakes fall
Flurry of fellows follow
The blanket begins

Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, December 4th 2019, first snowfall


Miscellaneous Prompted Micro Poems 19



Little prisms of quartz
Regulating watch current
Nature’s power source

Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, November 13th 2019, crystals

three line tales, week 198: a girl with a doll

photo by Museums Victoria via Unsplash

Ivory glow of porcelain skin 

Features perfect – though they be small

She is their everything, her parents’ living doll

Three Line Tales, Week 198 14 November 19


Dawn breaks above waves
Waves break upon quiet sands
Bathers still abed

Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, November 20th 2019, at dawn

three line tales, week 199: a pig swimming in the ocean

photo by Jakob Owens via Unsplash

Legion they were, and Legion they fell
Cast into the swine herd
They went back to hell

(Luke 8:33)

Three Line Tales, Week 199 21 November 19



Miscellaneous Prompted Micro Poems 18

three line tales, week 195: hands coming out of the ocean

photo by Daniel Jensen via Unsplash

The Contessa

The sea seemed calm now
Unlike the night before
The sinking of Contessa would become a thing of lore

Three Line Tales, Week 195  24 October 2019

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Spring-tide forest walk
Blaze of cerulean blue
Nature’s glory greets

Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, October 30th 2019, Bluebells


Wilting – Discarded
The carefully carved pumpkins
All Hallows now past

Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, November 6th 2019, Halloween

three line tales, week 197: vinyl albums in a record shop, bowie, the cure, fleetwood mac, joy division

photo by Yanko Peyankov via Unsplash

The songs that lifted us –
The tunes that made us cry –
Now relegated to a second hand buy

Three Line Tales, Week 197 7 November 2019


Miscellaneous Prompted Micro Poems 17


a cathedral ruin

photo by Watari via Unsplash

Monks once prayed here, and here they did dwell –
But it’s been redecorated by youths, as you can tell –
One thing both groups share in common – a night in a cell

Three Line Tales, Week 194 17 October 19

Halloween, Trick-Or-Treat, Pumpkin, Child, Fall, Happy


Trick or Treat: A Haiku

Costumed on doorstep
Tasty Indulgence given
No magic required

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday: Spell & Treat (synonyms) 22 Oct 19

autumn beach

Autumn Beach

Autumn Beech – orange
Autumn Beach – sea icy blue
Grey – October Sky

Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, October 23rd 2019, autumn beach


Miscellaneous Prompted Micro Poems 16


four boys playing football in a lush green meadow

photo by Robert Collins via Unsplash

Of simple things,
Joy – delight,
And not an electric screen in sight!

Three Line Tales, Week 191 SEPTEMBER 26, 2019

three line tales, week 192: a rainbow over a plaza

photo by Sara Riaño via Unsplash

Cleansing Rain Ceases
A Bright Bow Across The Sky
Renewal Begins

Three Line Tales, Week 192 3 October 19


Daisy, Heart, Flowers, Flower Heart


Soul\     /mate
The term   \/ seems trite
Yet it captures all that
is within the heart –
One mind and spirit
That even in death
We shall not

Written 3 Oct 19

A place of sweet refuge
A realm of welcome rest
Far from any risk or danger
Or toiling quest
A haven from life’s worst excesses
Just a world of calm, without distresses

Weekend Writing Prompt #126 – Haven 5 Oct 2019





Miscellaneous Prompted Micro Poems 15


Dark pressure building
Weighing down upon the soul
Feeling low – Sadness

Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, September 11th 2019, sadness

Conclusion Of The Contract, Handshake, Trade, Business

Image by Capri23auto from Pixabay

To exchange,

To barter, to trade,

Tis how fortunes are made

Weekend Writing Prompt #124 – Barter


start of autumn

Day and Night Even
Balancing Time Yearly Twice
Autumn’s Turn Has Come

Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, September 25th 2019, autumn equinox



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Cascading Waters
Nature’s Power Manifest
Mighty Pool-wards Plunge

Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, August 28th 2019, waterfall

three line tales, week 187: two buddhist monks at a coffee shop

photo by Manthan Gupta via Unsplash

“Take only that which is freely given,” the precept’s clear you see.

So we may be here for quite a while,

Till someone brings us tea.

Three Line Tales, Week 187 29 Aug 19

Photo credit: © Pixabay.com

She waits impatiently
The breeze fresh upon her brow
When shall her love return?
She craves caresses even now.

Inspiration Call: Micropoetry Monday 9 Sep 19




Miscellaneous Prompted Micro Poems 13

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Padre – the chaplain

Observant through life rambles

Enlightening flock

Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, August 14th 2019

three line tales, week 185: numbers

photo by Leon Bublitz via Unsplash

Peace, like glass panes broken. All hope decayed
A whole world now frightened – dismayed
With the launch codes now displayed

Three Line Tales, Week 185  15 Aug 19

three line tales, week 186: a girl looking at ponies and horses

photo by Melanie Dretvic via Unsplash

“Little one, you seem so small, But of fear there is no need.
On my back you hold the rein, and I will take your lead.”
And thus encouraged – to saddle she went, mounting the noble steed.

Three Line Tales, Week 186 22 Aug 19


Vintage wine – vintage cars

Things improved with age

Why then when you say “a vintage wife”

She responds with outright rage?

Weekend Writing Prompt #120 – Vintage 24 Aug 19








Miscellaneous Prompted Micro Poems 12


Honeysuckle Memories

A green vine climbing –  

Pulled pistils’ nectar sweet – 

Taste of summer treat

Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, July 31st 2019



The Clouds of Childhood

Dragons and tigers

Drifting images overhead


Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, July 31st 2019



Daisies in the Breeze

Daisies blow in breeze
Chamomile infusion
Upon the hilltop

Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, August 7th 2019, daisies


three line tales, week 184: rainbow brick road leading towards an Icelandic church

photo by Dave Herring via Unsplash

A monotone world can be so drab
But a splash of colour
Can make it fab!

Three Line Tales, Week 184 8 August 19