Haiku - Water or Life? - plus one more

One Deep Breath chose bodies of water as their awesome prompt this week.  And as much
as I love water in all forms, these did not jump out immediately as usual. . . hmmm,
could it be just that for hours today I was trying to figure HTML and CSS? Perhaps.

Click on their link and travel to other bodies of water via the power of poetry.

Water or Life?

salt water supports
my body in cooled wetness
lost in space and thought


time pauses as mind denies
all else but ocean's soothing
touch brings self-healing


raging water flies
through roads meant for quiet drives
left too long unused.


I couldn't sleep, so I added one more:

Macho lions roar
as they muscle calm river
over mountain's edge.


Words are mine, please, do not copy, thank you.


Crafty Green Poet said...

I enjoyed this series, the last one is very timely given the recent floods in so many places.

Marcia (MeeAugraphie) said...

Crafty Green Poet - The floods were the inspiration for the last one. Thank you for commenting.

I should note, that when this comment was written, the macho lion was not posted, so the last one she is referring to is the last of the three under one title.

Rose Dewy Knickers said...

Morning Marcia,

Sometimes the poems rage sometimes they trickle.

I really like the first one. Reminds me of a spa.



spacedlaw said...

I love that last one about the lions.

tumblewords said...

Nice, very nice! Water has so many interpretations...liked these.

Daisy said...

I like the third one. It's so true and the images are so vivid.

blondie said...

Oh, love the last water haiku - very thought-provoking and the imagery is just perfect.

the heartful blogger said...

The third one is my favourite, especially "raging water flies", so vivid.

Plain Foolish said...

I like the feeling of the salt water holding you. Reminds me of just resting in the waves.

Patois said...

I love your "raging water" one. I feel that power of the water.

Marcia (MeeAugraphie) said...

Rose Dewey Knickers - Yes, they do rage or trickle from me, too -- the first haiku is so relaxing to me, I want to find a pool or beach and just float.

Spacedlaw - Thank you, that was inspired by photos of Snoqualmie Falls, an almost local waterfall.

Tumblewords - I love that something as life giving as water does have so many possible interpretations, glad you liked some of mine.

Daisy - I am glad you found the images so vivid, thank you, it may be because, unfortunately, I had just watched news videos of just that.

Blondie - Thank you for seeing the last water haiku as thought provoking, it is wonderful to inspire thought in another person.

The Heartful Blogger - raging water flies is a phrase I am rather happy with, thank you for telling me you found it vivid.

Plain foolish - I love to just rest in the waves, too, but I get so relaxed I fear falling asleep and floating face first. Thank you for sharing your thoughts!

Patois - water is so deceptive in its power, I am glad I was able to convey it a bit. Thank you for telling me.

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