Monthly Archives: April 2013

Haiku Carpe Diem #183, Honey

Today’s Carpe Diem Haiku prompt ‘honey’ was provided by KZ.   Only time for a quick one today….   it’s honey that gives busy bees their buzz! Smiles, love and laughter © John Belchamber 2013 Advertisements

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Haiku Challenge: Options

The Haiku Challenge prompt was options: modern irony beneath demand for options lies a fear of change Smiles, love and laughter © John Belchamber 2013 JRB’s Haiku Gifts

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Haiku Carpe Diem Special #34, Chèvrefeuille’s ‘under the willow’

Today’s Carpe Diem Haiku prompt is Chèvrefeuille’s ‘under the willow’: such a hot day my shadow needs to cool down under the willow A wonderful Haiku by Chèvrefeuille, which immediately made me think of one I’d written for the prompt Willow previously: … Continue reading

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Dementia Poems: Holes In The Wall

Today I was thinking about the early signs of Mum’s Dementia whilst she was living with us in Brisbane. One very hot day, I came home to find Mum had been frantically ironing, but the ironing board was set up … Continue reading

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Haiku Carpe Diem #182, Awakening

Today’s Carpe Diem Haiku prompt Awakening was provided by Cathy of Haiku Plate Special. Today I paint three awakening haiku from three awakening paintings… dreamer awakens the new day shall not capture the beauty within Adonis awakes to Aphrodite’s loving … Continue reading

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Haiku Carpe Diem #181, Storyteller

Today’s Carpe Diem Haiku prompt Storyteller is provided by Siggi of Maine “Stop telling tales” they said, it was a regular refrain that still echoed through the halls of his childhood. “There’s no room for daydreamers, there’s a war to … Continue reading

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Haiku Carpe Diem #180, Chocolate

Today’s Carpe Diem Haiku prompt provided by KZ is Chocolate. A short a sweet post today… professor chocolate expert smartie pants Smiles, love and laughter © John Belchamber 2013 JRB’s Haiku Gifts

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Dementia Journeys Haiku: Early Mourning Son

Dementia Journeys Haiku: Early Mourning Son I recently launched a new social venture website Dementia Journeys – www.dementiajourneys.com. My hope is that it will grow into a forum where people taking such a journey can come to find information and communicate … Continue reading

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Haiku Carpe Diem Special #33 And #178 Pigeon

This Carpe Diem Haiku prompt is Chèvrefeuille’s ‘the cool rain’ hato saku sakura-kuuru na ameno ma kuukuu the cooing of pigeons between blooming cherry trees – the cool rain I am also posting this in response to prompt #178. Pigeons and rain … Continue reading

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Haiku Carpe Diem #177, Coffee

Today’s Carpe Diem Haiku prompt is Coffee. There’s just so much to be thankful for about coffee, I didn’t know where to begin…or end.   Usually the first thing to pass my lips in the morning, the day just doesn’t … Continue reading

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