Category Archives: Poetry

Haiku-a-day: day 45 of 365

  Haiku… Woeful winter trees: their bashful, naked branches mourn their long lost leaves Inspiration… The copious number of trees that I can see through the window, at work, acts as the focal point of today’s Haiku. I though I … Continue reading

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Haiku-a-day: day 44 of 365

  Haiku… ‘Weather Bomb’ Storm in Western and Northern Scotland; Power to homes restored! Inspiration… Much of Western and Northern Scotland has been without electricity for the past couple of days. Fortunately, power has been restored to the vast majority … Continue reading

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Haiku-a-day: day 43 of 365

  Haiku… Xmas lunch at work Some had turkey; most had fish Mince pies! Not just yet! Inspiration… It was the annual ‘Enquiry team’s Xmas lunch today. We celebrated it at an Italian, not too far from the office. It … Continue reading

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Haiku-a-day: day 42 of 365

  Haiku… Frozen car windows Cloudy vapour from exhausts   Winter’s icy breath Inspiration… It was really crisp this morning (zero celsius). It made me think about whether we are going to have a really cold winter in the UK. … Continue reading

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Haiku-a-day: day 41 of 365

  Haiku… The red sky at night signals the Shepherd’s delight Fine weather warning! Inspiration… I saw a beautiful red sky this evening, as I was driving home from work. It gave me an idea for today’s Haiku. Apparently, the … Continue reading

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Haiku-a-day: day 40 of 365

  Haiku… Echoey silence Replaces joyful chanting Loyal fans, now dumb! Inspiration… The last minute winner in a football (soccer) match, that destroys the home team fans’  morale, is the choice for today’s Haiku. Over the years I’ve witnessed this … Continue reading

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Haiku-a-day: day 39 of 365

  Haiku… Watery Haven: home of aqueous loving swimmers with Speedos Inspiration… I decided to go swimming today, instead of sweating it out on the X-trainer. It was a win win situation: exercise and a wash at the same time 🙂

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