Cerulean sky and other Senryu…

 

Published in Prune Juice, A Journal of Senryu, Kyoka, 
Haibun and Haiga, Issue 23, November 2017

 In addition to three haiga published in Prune Juice, there were also these senryu:

 

walking meditation
       worries follow
             in shadow   

 

cerulean sky –
the wild sea air
tousles my thoughts

 

barren –
even the word
is devoid of hope

 

promises not kept—
that umbrella you gave me 
blows inside out

 

umbrella

This stormy, but fun, vintage illustration is from a 1911 book illustrated by Oliver Herford (1863-1935)

Cold snap! (haiga)

 

 

Cold snap!

 

This Haiga was published in Prune Juice, A Journal of Senryu, Kyoka, 
Haibun and Haiga, Issue 23, November 2017.

Note on the photo: I took this picture on a beautiful, sunny winter day in Greenwich Park, Greenwich, London. Greenwich Park is one of the beautiful Royal Parks that make city living a joy. The frost on the leaves and grass and the bright sunlight were just exquisite that morning.

Battered boards … (haiga)

 

battered boards

This Haiga was published in Prune Juice, A Journal of Senryu, Kyoka, 
Haibun and Haiga, Issue 23, November 2017

Note on the photo: In 2013 I visited Avignon, France, which is where this picture was taken of the outside of the Palais des Papes. It dates back to the 14th century.

Even the butter … (two haiku)

Two haiku just published in the November 2017 issue of Brass Bell. The theme was “family.”

 

Brass Bell Nov 2017

Both haiku are by Mary Kendall (c) 2017

Soaring alone (a haiga)

 

This Haiga was published in Failed Haiku: A Journal of English Senryu, October 2017.

Painted in Waterlogue

The artwork was done using Waterlogue.

Looking inward (a haiga)

 

This Haiga was published in Failed Haiku: A Journal of English Senryu, October 2017.

 

looking inward

 

 

 

Zydeco dancing (a haiga)

This Haiga was published in Failed Haiku: A Journal of English Senryu, October 2017.

 

zydeco haiga

 

A little word play is good for the soul.