The Lighter Side of JzB

Here you will find photos, poetry, and possibly some light-hearted foolishness. For the Heavier Side
of JzB
see my other blog,
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Every day visits*
From Moose, Goose, and Orb Weaver
All seized by Haiku

"Why moose and goose?" you may ask. Back on 2/04/13 Pirate wrote a haiku with an elk in it, and I responded with
one with a moose and then included him every day. A few days later in comments Mystic asked "Where's the goose?"
So I started including her with this post on 2/07. A week later on the 14th, Mark Readfern
asked for and received a spider. The rest is history.

*Well, most days, anyway. Grant me a bit of poetic license.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

C D Special #140

"The goal is to write/compose an all new haiku inspired on the given haiku and in the same sense, tone and spirit as the given verse/haiku."

morning prayers
the rising sun between
my hands

© Kala Ramesh


westering sun falls
beneath the dense cloud blanket
michigan sunset

© JzB


  1. Very cool term..westering sun..A nice one:)

  2. I like this very very much for it's concreteness, the fact it does not stray into preaching of faith. Haiku must be real. Well-done.

    1. Thanks, Hamish. Not being a person of faith, I really struggled with this one.

  3. I'm guess that the light is pretty well smothered by that cloud blanket...

    Praying with the Sun

    1. Here in MI we have a lot of days with dense cloud cover, and sometimes the sun gets far enough west to peek under it before it sets. I couldn't find a picture that captured it very well.


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