Monthly Archives: January 2013

Mindful Writing Challenge: Days 7-10

Day 7: ocean in the bamboos, the wind pushes hard, and I drive with caution Day 8: working out, my legs remember the churning of the elliptical, while I must slow down to keep my heart rate in check. It’s … Continue reading

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Mindful Writing Challenge: Day 6

In the darkness The rain patters And breathing settles Into a sleep rhythm

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Mindful Writing Challenge: Day 5

Day five observations: a scampering cat cold gray morning blankets feel good

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Poetry Friday: Nengajo Postcard Exchange

Somewhere last month, I stumbled into a Nengajo Postcard Exchange with haiku writers from around the world. I believe it’s from the Japanese custom of sending New Year cards out. Here’s mine: ocean waves snake along the coast new beginnings … Continue reading

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Mindful Writing Challenge: Day 4

Day four of the Mindful Writing Challenge. I might get everyday posted but here’s today: crows caw three times a morning glow sunrise i hope the weatherman is wrong.

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Mindful Writing Challenge

Happy New Year. My word for 2013 is mindful. And to start I am participating in the Mindful Writing Challenge. It reminds me a lot of Naomi Shihab Nye who says to create a savings account of observations for writing. … Continue reading

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