Haiku For Carpe Diem #220, Taue (Rice Planting)

This Carpe Diem Haiku prompt is Taue (Rice Planting)

Rushing in late from the fields, he wipes his feet, hangs his hat and sits down to write…



hats and bended backs
mud squelching between the toes
song to baby rice

Girls_Planting_Rice - Elstner HiltonImage by Elstner Hilton

what flights of fancy
do young rice mothers take –
planting secret seeds

Planted Rice By Debs

Image by Debs

young rice grows
in the footprints of

Sorry I’m a day late making my offerings for Planting Rice – I hope my tardiness hasn’t left you in a paddy.

Smiles, love and laughter

© John Belchamber 2013

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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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5 Responses to Haiku For Carpe Diem #220, Taue (Rice Planting)

  1. Maggie Grace says:

    I love all of these but was especially moved by singing songs to baby rice. I sing to baby anythings…well almost.


  2. becca givens says:

    “song to baby rice” and “planting secret seeds” — delightful lines!


  3. howanxious says:

    Lovely! I loved how you gave a new meaning to the idea of rice-planting in your haiku. Amazing job! 🙂


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