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Monday, March 14, 2011

Haiku for Magpie Tales #57

Magpie Tales #57    Willow weekly posts an enigmatic image to prompt writers to write. This week:







the Marching Ides
luck-in-waiting disguised
...a phantom leaf



 
A Willow Image
 
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30 comments:

nic said...

"luck-in-waiting" = brilliant.

i've never been much good at haikus, but i can recognize madd poetry skillz when i see 'em. :)

anthonynorth said...

Luck-in-waiting is so comforting. Excellent.

george said...

Great, great wordsmanship. beautifully done.

Jingle said...

profound.

Elaine said...

This is just so lovely.

thingy said...

I love it!

Nanka said...

Beautiful Haiku and so much said. It sounds like a spooky mystery story.
Loved it immensely!!

Brigid said...

Beautifully crafted, I like the idea of 'luck-in-waiting'.

Old Ollie said...

Nice tight haiku.

Leslie said...

NICE haiku for this image! I love:

" a phantom leaf"

120 Socks said...

Good one Tumblewords!

Jinksy said...

How appropriate - right on cue for the 15th!

Christine said...

Great use of putting the words disguised and phantom together. Nice.

gautami tripathy said...

Wonderful magpie!

coloured perspective

sukipoet said...

ah, she nods

Marilyn said...

An excellent wee poem ..a phantom leaf indeed.

Helen said...

Ranks among the best this week ...

DebbyMc said...

luck in waiting...love it!

Lolamouse said...

The eye is drawn to that phantom leaf, isn't it? Happy St. Pat's to you!

Lyn said...

This has a perfect pitch..really amazing, how much you've said!

R. Burnett Baker said...

Just a perfect sentiment!

Tess Kincaid said...

I love your play on the Ides of March. Well done.

Lucy Westenra said...

Is "luck-in-waiting" an everyday name for the African violet, or perhaps the shamrock?

spiritsoflena said...

Love this "ode to march" haiku.

Martin H. said...

I agree with so many of your readers. "Luck-in-waiting" is superb.

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Olivia said...

Doesn't Luck always come in a little disguised?

Love xx

~T~ said...

But what kind of luck is waiting? Only the best, I hope!

kavisionz said...

Oooooh wowwiiees!! Dangerously dark... loved it!!
Really BEAUTIFULLY written!

signed...bkm said...

luck in waiting...it is always waiting for us...bkm

Jotter said...

Simply perfect!