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Posts from the ‘Poem’ Category

Fog Haiku

This haiku was inspired by a photo taken by my good friend Bill Holland.

Fog is misconstrued

Some call fog smog and it’s not

Only Similar

 

Smog is pollution

Fog, natures droplets in air

A big difference

 

Smog can be eerie

Mysteriously unknown

What is out of view

 

© Susan Zutautas 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No Sense Nonsense

This was written for Tale Weaver #252.

This week is a nonsense week and your task is to make up a story/poem in which you explore what you think the word means.

There is no ‘right’ answer but rather an exercise in using your creativity to create a believable tale.

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In my province,

     there’s lots of nonsense

Premier Doug Ford

    must have been bored

    When he announced

    Beer at a discount

A buck- a- beer

    isn’t too dear

He promised tax relief

   Vote for me, I’ll be your chief

Hydro bills lowered by 12 percent

   I’d like to know where that promise went

His plan to cut teaching positions

   Will have our schools in terrible conditions

This is all nonsense as you can see

This is what the word means to me

© Susan Zutautas 2019

 

 

 

The Hound

This was written for a Six Sentence Story challenge over at Denise’s.

Rules of the hop:
Write 6 Sentences. No more. No less.
Use the current week’s prompt word.
Come back here and link your post…
Spread the word and put in a good one to your fellow writers 🙂

PROMPT WORD:  POUND

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Image by GraphicMama-team from Pixabay

 

I heard a sound

I looked around

Guess what I found

Yes, a hound

Sitting proudly upon a mound

I sat beside him on the ground

© Susan Zutautas 2019

 

 

Oasis Haiku

Written for Word of the Day: Oasis

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Image by Peter Fischer from Pixabay 

 

Parched  from the dessert

Wandering, … sun beating down

Oasis, best water

 

© Susan Zutautas 2019

 

 

 

 

 

Anticipation Haiku Style

 

Waiting for that day

In anticipation of

Starting a new life

 

© Susan Zutautas 2019

 

Written for Kia’s Friday Haiku Challenge.

 

 

 

 

The Swimming Pig

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photo by Jakob Owens via Unsplash

Piggly Wiggly learned how to swim

He worked out every day at the gym

Until one day when he broke a limb

© Susan Zutautas 2019

 

This silly little poem was written for Three Line Tales, prompt from Sonya.

 

 

 

Broken Wing- Haiku

This was written in response to Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku challenge #279. Prompt words are Nurture & Nature.

 

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Image by David Mark from Pixabay 

I nurtured the bird

Until it could fly again

Then back to nature

 

© Susan Zutautas 2019

Fallen Leaves

This silly poem was written for Crimson’s Creative Challenge #52.

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Skipping through the woods

Avoiding all the leaves they could

Not wanting to hurt any

and let me tell you … there were many

Stopping every now and then

To pick the pretty ones to defend

Carefully put them into a book

not wanting them to crook

Taking them all back to their mothers

Perhaps one would use them to recover

Recover what? you ask

Silly me, their facemasks

 

© Susan Zutautas 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Halloween Night

This was written for:

Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille. Prompt for November 6, 2019, is “Halloween”.

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Image by cocoparisienne from Pixabay 

 

Spookiness prevails

Goblins, ghosts, witches come out

Creepy yet tasty

© Susan Zutautas 2019

 

 

Remembrance Day – Haiku

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Image by Kevin Phillips from Pixabay 

Remembrance Day

Honoring the brave people

Serving our country

 

Eleven o’clock

On November eleventh

Silence, two minutes

 

Courageously fought

Those who died for us

Did not die in vain at all

 

Sacrificing all

For our wellbeing

Always remembered

 

The ones that returned

And ones that died are heroes

We thank all of you

 

We wear the poppy

Commemorating soldiers

Each and every year

© Susan Zutautas 2019