Thursday, October 28, 2010

magpie tale #38

Willow at
hosts a weekly writing meme
using the below photo
write a poem or vignette

cracked fallen headstone
pine needles and fallen leaves
impermanence told



  1. Great haiku, "highlighting" what is not said.

  2. Wonderful Haiku. Nice Mag. Love and Light, Sender

  3. Impermanence told... Isn't it funny that we think of the cemetery as our final destination for our mortal remains - but it's not really all that permanent, is it?

  4. Wow, I didn't even notice the pine needles until now! Lovely!

  5. You really know how to get the most bang for your buck! So good!

  6. Somebody commented that mine used only thirteen words.. Compared to you I am a blabbermouth!

  7. Short and to the point. I love it! :-)

  8. Oh my Stafford...I just luv you
    ha ha blabbbermouth...made my day
    ..and I needed it my friend

  9. Total few words necessary! Lovely...

  10. Yes impermanence says it all.

    Perfect and just the right number of words... mine was memories and true.

  11. yeah, impermanence, even in a graveyard... lovely haiku.

  12. Hi Again Suz

    No we are no longer in touch, altough we went to the same fee paying school, her parents were well off and my mother's sister struggled to pay the fees, but she wanted to as it was my mother's request that I should have a good education and the money she left ran out!! Maeve, that was my friends name, became a Dr, Irish catholic and now lives in Ireland. I became a nurse, Welsh and welsh chapel, we couldn't be further apart. I wrote to her via Friends Reunited but no response but who knows one day?
    Christine x
    (This is my regular blog)

  13. excellent closing line...what is permenent? well maybe the marker i used on the wall at my moms house...but that was years ago...


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