Senryu : Peeves


couples have their peeves
he forgot to feed the bird!
some things drive you nuts!

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

“Darn it, Winter! You forgot to feed the bird!”
It’s in situations like this that your mind rambles, “you know, I should have made an omelette when he brought home that humongous egg but I thought it was going to be an ostrich. Darn it. I don’t think it was such a great idea to move in with a paleontologist after all. Wasn’t there a song? Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up to be paleontologists? Something like that for sure. Oooh, Kirstin, you’re a big kitty but I don’t think stalking this bird is a good idea, you know, honey.”

Tuesday Platform (share any poem)
imaginary garden with real toads

Photo in second life by M. LaFreniere, avatar Kayla Woodrunner

Haiku : Dragonfly


scarlet dragonfly
gold leaves, autumn’s rich beauty —
laments drab desert fall

haiku by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Bits of Inspiration ~ Dragonfly
Challenge Inspiration by Susie Clevenger
Imaginary Garden with Real Toads

dragonfly kigo  (for explanation of dragonfly as a kigo for autumn)
World Kigo Database

Red dragonfly photograph by Sensei Minimal on Unsplash

Senryu: A famous encounter


auntie sheriff said
once she arrested Scooby
it was a weird night

She doesn’t talk about that night much.  Just said good thing Henry was fast with a gun as they had a slight problem with a chimp.  She’d shake her head, look into her coffee, saying that was the night she Continue reading Senryu: A famous encounter