Tag: #haibun

#Haibun: Osozakura (late bloom)

In our youth we are invincible; we don’t see time as ephemeral moments. Rather, summer feels like forever as we bask in hot sun and dance in pale moonlight with nary a thought of tomorrow. Yet, before we know it we turn around and… Continue Reading “#Haibun: Osozakura (late bloom)”

#Haibun: October

I am floating in the highest corner of a sparsely furnished room, looking down at a baby in the middle of a big bed. Covering the bed is a soft chenille bedspread in a maroon and cream color. A woman, my mother is sprawled… Continue Reading “#Haibun: October”

#Haibun: More Time

Since June of last year, my life has been a revolving door of doctor visits, tests, and surgeries. Being diagnosed with breast cancer in the middle of a pandemic was not on my list of ‘fun things to do in 2020.’ But, I found… Continue Reading “#Haibun: More Time”

#Haibun: 55th Birthday

I’ve always loved my birthday in spite of not having celebrated it as a child. It’s the day I came into this world and came to be. The year I turned 55, I decided to throw myself a themed birthday party- I figured why… Continue Reading “#Haibun: 55th Birthday”

#Haibun: Pinnacle

As a leader of a team of people, I encountered challenges every single day. Every person had their unique personalities and as such, opportunities for development. This is the story of one. John(not his real name) was someone who led a team of people… Continue Reading “#Haibun: Pinnacle”

#Haibun: Calling my Angels

Today while walking my little dog, I had some company. A large purple dragonfly darted through the air all around me, making sure I caught a glimpse of him/her. This is my first time to see a purple dragonfly here in Arizona and I… Continue Reading “#Haibun: Calling my Angels”

#Haibun: Introspection

There is more than one path to a soul’s door. Sometimes the door opens inward, and we search within ourselves to find the keys to life. Others open outward where we seek our answers from God, nature, a blue moon, the hot sun, or… Continue Reading “#Haibun: Introspection”

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