cronechronicler

Exploring the poetry of everyday life

Haiku: New Math

Long planned trip cancelled
Calendar blessedly free
The respite I need

A marvelous thing
Subtracting equals adding
Result less is more

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Eye Spy

Dreary airport sounds.
Calls to flights and cancellations
Conversations cell phone drone
Weariness pervades my bones.

People-watching changes scene.
Dramas large and small
Engage me with human race
Bringing smiles to my face.

Seeing families deplane
I spy a little boy
Following his mom and dad
Two smaller sisters in their arms.

His four-year-old self, I gage
All seriousness and firm endeavor
Pulling his own roller bag
Spider Man his hero buddy.

My heart filling to brim
I could not stop my face’s beam
Suddenly he turned his head
Shyly smiling back at me.

Written in response to DungeonPrompt: Spreading Joy

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Haiku: Odd Birds

My new neighbors honk.
Pair of geese who winter spent
Flying patterns rare.

Standing on my roof
Bellies full from neighbors’ crumbs
They seem quite content.

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