Saturday, June 9, 2012

Not so ordinary





stillness of water,
ordinary everyday,
leaves shine as gold gems 

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simple joys
dazzling as sunset,
weary eyes

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ordinary meal:
rice of boiled chicken and spice,
fire on my bland tongue

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special cake:
cream and ripe mango, 
sugar rush

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gentle words
ripple old river, 
healing hands



Posted for Haiku Heights:   Ordinary 
and Haiku My Heart


Picture credit:   Uwe Eischens in Moments like this

39 comments:

  1. Beautiful set! Esp first one... 'Leaves shine as old gems' beautiful :)
    Painting heart with hope.

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    1. Thanks Pranita ~ The picture is stunning too ~

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  2. Really enjoyed reading this..."simple joys" are definitely underrated.

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    1. I agree with you ~ Thanks for the visit ~

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  3. Last but one haiku, I love cakes!, "simple joys
    dazzling as sunset" is my fav line!

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    1. I love mango cakes ~ Thanks for the visit ~

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  4. You've drawn the image of all the simple joys in the everyday ordinary. A lovely reminder and I enjoyed reading them.

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    1. Thanks for the compliments and visit ~

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  5. I love your simle joys in the ordinary and. Love a cake with mangoes and cream sounds delicious:)

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    1. It does indeed~ Thanks for the visit Gloria ~

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  6. Joy can come from little things, sometimes even making you think you have wings

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    1. Pat, your comments sometimes surprises me ~ Thanks for the lovely words ~

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  7. Why do we call them simple joys, I wonder....You have captured such an up-lifting set with a very cool photo....Enjoyed both enormously

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    1. Its a challenge to capture simple joys ~ Thanks for the lovely words ~

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  8. how we see each little joy makes them extraordinary. i found that in your haiku.

    i should have read that ordinary meal haiku after my dinner.. now even more hungry!

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    1. Simple joys are extraordinary. Thanks Leo for weekly challenge and visit ~

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  9. "leaves shines as gold gems" i have the haiku humming in my head now... beautifully rhythmic.. so fresh and amazingly crafted :)

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    1. The picture was the inspiration. Thanks for the lovely words and visit ~

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  10. simple joys...
    to cherish them is to elevate ordinary to extraordinary.
    your haiku are salutations of grace!

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    1. Thank you Rebecca for the compliments and support ~

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  11. the dip in the river was nice and cooling after the spice of the food...i love my food spicy though....smiles. lovely grace

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    1. I know you do *smiles* Thanks for the visit ~ See you later ~

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  12. The first one is my favourite! I love leaves shining as gold gems!

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  13. I love this prayer of the ordinary, beautiful!

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  14. I liked the first one especially! And yes, the picture is stunning!:)

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  15. Nice set, Grace. I'm virtually salivating too. Not a good look! Lol.

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  16. You've written something I love in each line. :)

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  17. I like the day in the life chronology of the series of haiku... :D

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  18. I'm in aawe and oooh over the photo and especially your first haiku, fabulous!

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  19. Stillness and 'gold' bring out the shine! Ordinary but extraordinary in many ways. Beautiful haiku set, Grace!

    Hank

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  20. I love the last lines Ms.Grace..it is true gentle words can bring healing and peace even how troubled a person is..visiting you ;)

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  21. Love the shining leaves ~ excellent set of haiku ~thanks, ^_^ (A Creative Harbor)

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  22. Very beautiful set Grace...I loved the first line...."leaves shine as gold gems" Beautiful line..

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  23. The 5 senses get the opportunity to zing! Great serious of descriptive haiku!

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  24. beautiful set Grace...loved the 1st one... :)

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  25. The first haiku is my favorite. Perfect match for the lovely photo :)

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  26. My heart goes out for the last one Grace.. well done..

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  27. I simply love the last haiku. and this set surely makes me see my ordinary meal with new eyes! :D and my, what a startling picture! its amazing! :)

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