We shall haiku on…

inspiration gone

could return if life sorts out

may be a long road

JSmith 12/08/2017


falling asleep on

a pillow soaked with tears makes

for a soggy rest

JSmith 11/12/2017


the rollercoaster

is eating my lunch today

walking away now

JSmith 11/9/2017


doubt butts into life

and tricks us into sorry


JSmith 09/28/2017


3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. maureenjenner
    Jun 03, 2019 @ 13:11:29

    Playing with words is every writer’s prerogative. Play on – and enjoy your game.

    Liked by 1 person


  2. Mark Zimmerman
    May 25, 2019 @ 10:07:30


    A song and prescription that often help: “Get out in the daylight and go for a walk.”


    On Sat, May 25, 2019 at 8:57 AM Playing for Time wrote:

    > Judy Smith posted: ” inspiration gone could return if life sorts out may > be a long road JSmith 12/08/2017 ***** falling asleep on a pillow soaked > with tears makes for a soggy rest JSmith 11/12/2017 ***** the rollercoaster > is eating my lun” >

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    • Judy Smith
      May 25, 2019 @ 11:51:59

      I love it, Mark, and I thank you for sharing it here. Did you notice that I posted the haiku entries in descending order? And that they’re all from the past? It makes them no less real, but does provide a sense of remove that allows me to evaluate my mood and compare it with today’s. Since I became active on Twitter, my follow numbers on my blog have been booming. I have no real way (or am too lazy) to know if those are genuine readers or if they indicate automatic “clicks,” but there seem to be followers who are intrigued by my haiku so I’m dredging up older entries for review. Again, thanks for the great music – the sun’s shining here, it’s a beautiful weekend, we have family around, and we’re looking forward to spending some hours outside. Yeehaw, friend. šŸ˜‚



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