Sunday Morning (Take II) – A Haiku

Hot showers and tea:

Sweet, stolen moments of peace

Whilst the boyfriend sleeps.

Emma H, age 26, 15/09/2017

 


Written for one of my friends as an alternative to my original haiku Sunday Morning  🙂

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Escape – A Tanka

escape

 

Hectic lives forged in

An urban cacophony,

The clamour and din;

We all need a tranquil space

To let peace and quiet in.

 

Emma H, age 26, 19/10/2017

 


A tanka for Colleen’s weekly Poetry Tuesday Challenge: “Quiet” & “Space”. Thanks Colleen for the prompt! To take part, you can follow the link below:

Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Tuesday Challenge: Quiet & Space

It also conveniently fits today’s Daily Prompt!

Hideout

Happy Throwback Thursday, everyone! Today, I’m reposting the first poem I wrote as a response to the Daily Prompt, back in February. It depicts the way music and peaceful me-time can provide an escape to the boredom and stress of daily life. Oft needed, I must say! Hope you enjoy 🙂

In Emma World

via Daily Prompt: Hideout

These walls are invisible,

A hideout of the mind,

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Rest in Paradise – #writephoto

peace

 

Melodious strains of lilting birdsong drifted into Serena’s conscious, enticing her back from what felt like the deepest of sleeps. A soft breeze grazed her skin, wisps of hair tickling her cheeks. The air was pleasantly warm, soothing. Her long eyelashes fluttered open cautiously, bright sunlight blasting her retinas until her vision adjusted to her surroundings. She was lying in a dappled glade, shadows shifting as the light breeze played with the verdant branches. A sturdy oak tree towered over her resting place, its anchoring roots bursting through the earth. And intertwined across the ground, lilac and snow-white wildflowers filled the glade with floral fancy.

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