Haiku Carpe Diem #140, Hamaguri (cherry stone clam)

Our Haiku prompt from Carpe Diem today is Hamaguri (cherry stone clam).

My trio on Hamaguri draws on Chinese mythology,

hamagurikannon

Image Credits

emperor’s surprise
from Hamaguri’s shell came
Kannon Bosatsu

Hamaguri_ID_by_ehimeImage Credits

hamaguri girl
what wonders await beneath
cold exterior

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busiest of clams
even after death it is
always on the go

Thank you for your time today, I hope you didn’t find my writing too shell fish.

Smiles, love and laughter.

(C) John Belchamber

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About jrbsays

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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14 Responses to Haiku Carpe Diem #140, Hamaguri (cherry stone clam)

  1. yepiratehere says:

    Great mix of Classics and fun!

  2. JazzBumpa says:

    I always look forward to your clever word play.
    Well done, as always.
    Cheers!
    JzB

  3. kz says:

    love the story in the haiku! and that second photo’s just great!

  4. clever, fun and interesting

  5. the last was tres amusing…..

  6. kaykuala says:

    busiest of clams
    even after death it is
    always on the go

    This has a lot of meaning! Some good by certain people live on. It has a life of its own! Nicely JRB!

    Hank

  7. aloha JRB – i particularly like the play on Go. fun.

  8. siggiofmaine says:

    I enjoyed these…thank you.
    Peace,

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