Haiku Carpe Diem Special #24, Butterfly by Chiyo-Ni

Today’s Carpe Diem Haiku Prompt is a haiku Butterfly by the Master Chiy-Ni’s:

In mid-flight
the butterfly returns
to the pines of Shiogoshi Shrine

This wonderful haiku from a master brought to my mind these three humble offerings…

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The soul soars
Returning once more
To the heart

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Above life’s chaos
A Butterfly flaps its wings
Everything changes

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Through the Summer rains
On sodden wings returning
Pinning for the shrine

Thank you for popping by and honouring me with your time.

(c) John Belchamber 2013

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Just a regular married father of three type of guy. Writer of Haiku, founder of www.DementiaJourneys.com and other bits and other bobs.
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24 Responses to Haiku Carpe Diem Special #24, Butterfly by Chiyo-Ni

  1. GJ says:

    Absolutely brilliant. I was blown away but the second one. What a great take on the theme butterfly.

  2. Awesome triplet of haiku JRB … that second one is very strong … the strength of a butterfly … really that one is gorgeous. Thank you for sharing.

  3. I’ve always been fascinated by the idea that even something as seemingly insignificant as the beating of a butterfly’s wings can change the universe.

    In Mid-Flight

  4. I loved all three of them but my favorite was the first one

  5. A really beautiful set of haiku, JRB. Especially about butterfly’ s ability to change the chaos of the world…powerful.

  6. JazzBumpa says:

    These are really wonderful.
    I’m especailly fond of the first one.

    Cheers!
    JzB

  7. WabiSabi says:

    Your poem makes me day dream about an instrument delicate enough to measure the changes a butterfly can effect!! Thanks for sharing these thoughtful poems! 🙂

  8. yepiratehere says:

    That second haiku was real, a very real haiku, but the third was very dramatic, liked it a lot.

  9. ladynimue says:

    butterflies are associated with change and dreams of good faith.
    Loved these words !!

  10. Dana says:

    Beautiful Haiku. Perfect… 🙂

  11. Very good haiku in the second referring to the butterfly effect. 😉

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