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Grand-aunt’s visit (20): a haiku of two sisters

Fearlessly she leads (her sister watches behind) braving ocean tides ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Remarks from a senior visitor: "The smaller bird is in front. Remind me of times gone by for me and my sister. Size does not necessarily count sometimes. On the other hand the adventurous outgoing one learns costly lessons. Courage needs wisdom too." ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Words … Continue reading Grand-aunt’s visit (20): a haiku of two sisters

dearest love, she called: a Mongolian haiku love story

  Homing dove not lost sure in heart swift wings to post compass pointing Love ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~She wrote back to him: I read your short email and post and affirm now that it was I who called. It doesn't matter what noise you may have heard from the airport crowd I am fine and well as … Continue reading dearest love, she called: a Mongolian haiku love story

grand-aunt’s visit 18: refreshing (a haiku)

(An outing up a slope to eat and drink.) Accepting lunch treat senior puffed and panted walked refreshment beckoned ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “Come to Me, all who are weary and heavily burdened [by religious rituals that provide no peace], and I will give you rest [refreshing your souls with salvation]. (Matthew 11:28 Amplified Bible (AMP)

all about roses and joy in wilderness and the wasteland

The wilderness and the wasteland shall be glad for them, And the desert shall rejoice and blossom as the rose; 2 It shall blossom abundantly and rejoice, Even with joy and singing. The glory of Lebanon shall be given to it, The excellence of Carmel and Sharon. They shall see the glory of the Lord, The … Continue reading all about roses and joy in wilderness and the wasteland

till we say goodbye

happy time abide thank you for singing awhile till we say goodbye ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ For lo, the winter is past, The rain is over and gone. The flowers appear on the earth; The time of singing has come, And the voice of the turtledove Is heard in our land. The fig tree puts forth her green … Continue reading till we say goodbye

adieu mon ami to old dreams

they came to this point saying goodbye to old dreams adieu mon ami ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Everyday we walk and come across junctions. A junction is a place where we halt briefly and make a decision to choose one direction to continue. It can be a junction of three directions including the one from which you have … Continue reading adieu mon ami to old dreams

Grand-aunt’s visit 15: blooms in light and shades

grand-aunt's remarks: "how brightly they bloom!" effortless shinning each day regardless what ails ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ May there be abundant grain throughout the land, flourishing even on the hilltops. May the fruit trees flourish like the trees of Lebanon, and may the people thrive like grass in a field. (Psalm 72:16) Even in old age they will … Continue reading Grand-aunt’s visit 15: blooms in light and shades