Friday, May 4, 2012

Hour



one hour
can move turtle slow,
ice melting 

~0~0

one hour
can speed like a train,
circus rides

~0~0

an hour  
writing poetry,
red blooms burst     


Posted for Haiku Heights:    Hour  
and Haiku My Heart

30 comments:

  1. turtle slow...ice melting...paint drying...waiting for a job offer...

    !!!!

    Raven Has One Wish

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  2. A lot can happen in a second but an hour can bring forth a ton, as well your words bloom too.

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  3. I love the haiku moment that you have created in all the three haiku. Awesome!

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  4. I like the way you view different aspects of the prompt-word.
    Grace, please stop by my blog, for I have a small surprise for you:
    http://phoenix-em.com/mariyakoleva/2012/05/accepting-the-award/

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  5. Wow,... what great thoughts Grace! You are an amazing poet!

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  6. this is something great.. really really great.. i really felt like a turtle and a train while reading those two haiku. wonderful. and yeah, as writers, one peaceful hour of it is bliss.

    great haiku. thank you! :)

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  7. Nice, Grace. I'd just add that

    one hour
    writing poetry
    can move turtle slow.

    Oh, yes.

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  8. and yes, Grace. I see what you meant by "capturing a moment". thank you so much for that comment. i would try to improve my haiku that way. :)

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  9. Wonderfully expressed versions of 'hour' in your haiku ~thanks, namaste, ^_^

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  10. one hour can def make all the difference in teh world...sometimes fast, sometimes slow...time is our most valuable commodity you know...

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  11. One hour, so many moments!!! It's upto us how to use it! Loved the haiku!! :)

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  12. a minute can be enough sometimes too....

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  13. Very creative haiku about time and poetry!

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  14. an hour of writing poetry, i can't imagine that


    spring haiku and tanka

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  15. My sister's name was Grace.....but she couldn't write a haiku like you! Very nice use of 'hour'

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  16. i LOVe the RED passion of this!!!
    write on grace, you sweep me away with your gift for words.

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  17. Power of the hour..so very visible here.. well done Grace..

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  18. Stunning haiku! I love the metaphores in it!

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  19. beautifully written how an hour can be!...Good set Grace :)

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  20. Gracefull!,nice to read your haiku again!

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  21. Nicely crafted series on hour. Well done.
    I would like to introduce and invite you to my new haiku challenge "Tackle It Tuesday". Come on join the fun.

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  22. Of course, it's all about perspective. I like those red blooms.

    Richard

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  23. Lovely ... yes, the hour can range from agonizing slowness or rapidly rushing ... all depends on what's waiting. Thank you for sharing!! Bewitching Hour

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  24. loved all your visions about the time/hour...especially the 3rd one... :)

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  25. I really love the last one!

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  26. Very nice haiku on how time can be slow or fast. Vivid images, the last one is my favorite :)

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  27. hey you...just popping in to check on you...feels like it has been a few days since i saw anything new...hope you are well....

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