Monthly Archives: June 2015

Gain & Hound

Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge week #50’s word prompts are ‘gain’ and ‘hound’. The words led me to think not of dogs or the hounds of hell (LOL), but rather the hounding of people. 😉 Gain & Hound What is there to … Continue reading

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Penny for your thoughts

For week #70 of Haiku Horizons, the word prompt was ‘tear’. For some reason, the English new wave band Tears for Fears (founded in 1981) came to mind, but they did not affect the resulting haiku. LOL. This week’s haiku is about being … Continue reading

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Lock & Gab

Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge week #49’s word prompts are ‘lock’ and ‘gab’. The words led me to think of secrets & blabbermouths. LOL. 😉 Lock & Gab The gift of the gab Plague for keepers of secrets Guard with lock … Continue reading

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Secrets

I have grown fond of writing haikus, and blogs like Ronovan Writes and Haiku Horizons give me ideas every week for writing new haikus. 🙂  For Haiku Horizon’s week #69 challenge, the word prompt was ‘secrets’. I envisioned secrets buried … Continue reading

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At the Crossroads

For this week’s Malaysian Writers FB page poetry challenge, the word prompt was ‘crossroad’. I decided to write a piece inspired by sad news of human trafficking uncovered up north. When people are driven by profits, they can even view other fellow human beings … Continue reading

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Trust

For week #68 of Haiku Horizons, the word prompt was ‘trust’. Luckily, I remembered to write it. I think I missed last week’s haiku challenge. Trust The trust invested By those who matter to you Is to be cherished Khor Hui … Continue reading

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Inspire & Loss

For week #48 of Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge, the word prompts are ‘inspire’ and ‘loss’. These two words led me to daydream (at 10p.m. at night, no less) about a story where a woman suffered a great loss that affected her … Continue reading

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Memories

It is the last week of the 10 Premodern Poems by Women public online course by Stanford University. It has been interesting to read poems written by women from the 17th to 20th centuries and learn about the lives of the poets … Continue reading

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IF poem by Rudyard Kipling

Today, I’m featuring an inspiration poem by Rudyard Kipling, the famed British Nobel laureate. Written in in 1895, it was first published in Rewards and Fairies in 1910. Joseph Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936) was one of the most popular … Continue reading

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Think & Fresh

For week #46 of Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge, the word prompts are ‘think’ and ‘fresh’. I think I missed the deadline by a few hours due to a very hectic weekend. =P  But here it is anyway. Think & Fresh Think … Continue reading

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