Spending the Day at Del Mar #WritingBravely
Ocean spray, Palomar air, preferred parking. Thoroughbred club, Kentucky turf, gates open.
Day Glow Slug
To glisten before sunrise
A Bee to Full Moon
Beauty slows to find Daisy’s bright blooms, petals cooled Basking in Moon’s glow I sketched this busy bee using Omnisketch, befor I wrote the haiku. ©2017 Stephanie Abbott. All rights reserved.
The world withstanding, she gasps
I am a fish
Diving in the deep I panic too late gasping What about the sharks ____________ Wednesday, April 19, 2017. I recently felt like a flounder–stuck at the bottom and overwhelmed by the heavy seas. Today I realized my fins are not anchors. I am a fish. Tonight, I doodled the image using ArtRage, then I wrote the haiku while watching the…
Joan of Arc in Haiku
Pious, French, fighter Tried for heresy, retried Charred beauty to saint Haiku and photos by a passing observer, Stephanie Abbott. Sculpture, plaque, and piety provided by the grace of others. ____________ Monday, April 17, 2017. Today, I snapped this picture of a painted statue of Saint Joan of Arc that stands in front of the St. Joan…
Persephone shines Alight she soars for a time Released from below ©2017 Stephanie Abbott. All rights reserved. ____________ Sunday, April 16, 2017. I created the image “Phyrne Stars” using Artrage and wrote the haiku “Persephone Shines” on my laptop while considering the need for renewal this season.
It is nearly midnight, and I am starting to drift to sleep. My mind’s eye sees a desertscape less animated than before. I created this image using the ArtRage app on the wee bitty screen of my phone. No haiku. My mind and eyes are tired.
A Prickly Place
When dragons breath fire Bedazzled lands, erupted A prickly place On the evening of April 6, 2017, I created this image using ArtRage. I then wrote the accompanying haiku. In this moment, I consider the image, the haiku, and my mood to be a prickly place.
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