Thanks to Two Writing Teachers for providing space each week to reflect on life.
I’ve been writing haiku/haiga most days this month. I’m also doing a prompt-a-day from Two Sylvias Press. They are fun and I wish I could spend most of my days writing,
Today I’m sharing a Shadorma (3-5-3-3-7-5) on a superstition, the prompt from April 2.
My grandmother always did this whenever working with cucumbers.
sliced a cucumber
motion with the end. Getting
the poison out
when I slice
my hand guides
the end piece
in circles. What a cure for
©jone rush macculloch
This superstition is new to me!
Hi Jone. Thanks for teaching us about shadorma. Who knew? There are many times I sit to write haiku or tanka and wish for more syllables. Yeah! And is there really a part of the cuke that’s bad for you? I eat the whole thing!