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,
Retirement Blues. (There be dragons!)

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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, September 21, 2017

Carpe Diem #1259 Creating Beauty

Here I am, back at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai after another long and inexplicable hiatus.

Can I create some beauty?   You be the judge.

ancient myth of god
from the wet clay of the earth
creating adam


if i place my life
in the mold of your strong hands
how will you form me


rotund symmetry
in the spinning universe
a cluster of stars


That last one might be a haiku.

The others seem more like senryu.



  1. Awesome to see you again Jazzbumpa it has been for sure a long time, but I am glad to read your haiku for CDHK. Thess three are beautiful. By the way I think they are all haikj, just because I think that senryu and haiku are alike.
    But I have to say your third haiku is my favorite.
    I hope to see you again ...

  2. I love the philosophical touch of your haiku.

  3. Have missed your work, Jazzybumpa! Great reentry.

  4. Thank you all for the kind comments.

    I am very grateful.


  5. All excellent. My favorite is the second one.


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