The Keyhole – haiku – December 6, 2015

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[inviting] it waits
to open life’s mysteries
take – the golden key

© G.s.k. ‘15

This morning reading back mail, I came across a lovely haiku written by J Lapis at DarkLight Harbor which she had written for TJ’s Household Haiku Challenge curious I went myself to TJ’s site and found this lovely keyhole which is this week’s haiku challenge and decided to attempt to write a haiku this morning using the photo prompt.

For J My Friend – 3 Mōjō-ku – October 20, 2015


rain fall
my bright sunny harbour
and all around sadness
looms up
my soul

I smile
she makes me so happy
uplifts my trodden soul

© G.s.k. ‘15

From one of my mistakes (B&P Shadorma and Beyond – The Trinet – October 17, 2015) a new poetic form is born, the 3 Mōjō-ku (in English a tri-netted ku), thanks to a conversation with  J. Lapis – she wrote this brilliant poem to celebrate the new form and give me credit for creating it [link] -this is a very difficult moment for me, which she could not have known, as indeed no one knows I think, but her poem has uplifted me and encourages me to try to keep writing and hopefully creating poetry and stories that someone will want to read.  Thanks J. with all my heart.