Monthly Archives: December 2018

Fresh Start


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Happy New Year 2019 

#Haikai Challenge #67: New Year (shinnen) #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga

Frank Tassone’s Prompt: This week, write the haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that states or references New Year’s eve/day, the New year or any variation on the theme.

Fresh Start

quench thirst for knowledge
progressing through fearlessness
dance into new year
opportunity awaits
rendering fruits of your soul

©Hélène Vaillant



©Hélène Vaillant – Backyard to my Apartment Building 2018

Autumn spreading a carpet of yellow leaves

Haiku poem

a golden stillness
Mother Earth’s invitation
retreating season

©Hélène Vaillant

In this next photo, I love the creation of the shadows from the trees.


©Hélène Vaillant – SHADOWS – Backyard to my Apartment Building 2018


What do you See? Roundup Dec/11/2018

Thank you to all participants for this week’s Challenge.

 Next Challenge will be in January 2019. Happy Holidays.  🎄 🙂



The telephone is ringing!  Will someone answer, please?  ☎📞




Reena at Reena Saxena

Deepa at Syncwithdeep

Jules at Jules Longer Strands Of Gems

Ramya at And Miles to go before I sleep

Paul at Parallax

Dr. Lim Keng Huat at wonkywizard

Rene at Vigil Hours

Theresaly250 at Culture Shocks

Sadje at Keep it alive

Michael at Morpethroad

Gina at Singledust

Christine at Poetry For Healing

Jordy from Jordy’s Streamings

Helene at Willow Poetry

Jenna at The Sunshine Artist

Dorinda at Night Owl Poetry 

Linda at Charmed Chaos

Heather at Sgeoil

V.J. Knutson at One Woman’s Quest

Tom at Beyond The Sphere

Oneta at Sweet Aroma

Irma at I Do Run

Von Smith at Above the Noise




‘I don’t know what it is. It’s been here ever since I can remember.’
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