Friday, February 01, 2008

Writer's Island

prompt is...magic

my haiku...

sound of rain
on a window
magic moment

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Blogger Trée said...

Agreed completely. Like nature's music. :-)

6:34 PM  
Blogger anthonynorth said...

And it has moods. The angry storm, the persistantly annoyed downpour, the happy spring shower.

2:32 AM  
Anonymous Gemma Wiseman said...

Sweet simplicity always creates its own magic!

Just lovely!

Smiles and Light

3:17 AM  
Anonymous keith hillman said...

Less is more. Magic.

7:22 AM  
OpenID noahthegreat said...

I love rain. Therefore, it's easy to like your poem.

The sound of it is so cleverly recreated in Do Make Say Think's "It's Gonna Rain" off the album "Winter Hymn Country Hymn Secret Hymn."

I think you should check it out; they are an awesome band with few words-- mostly instrumental.

7:46 AM  
Anonymous Cricket's Hearth said...

Short and very sweet! Blessings, Cricket

10:00 AM  
Blogger LittleWing said...

a lovely ku so simply stated..

2:02 PM  
Blogger jadey said...

I love the smell, sound, and rain in general. Great Haiku

2:06 PM  
Blogger tumblewords said...

Oh, yes, I hear that magic! Lovely!

7:35 PM  
Blogger Herb Urban said...

Rain hitting your window pane is indeed magic. Great haiku.

10:00 AM  
Blogger Lucy said...

love this haiku! I too love the sound of rain!

12:49 PM  
Blogger Jeques said...

It is amazing how your minimalist play with words succeed to spell magic in brevity. I always love the Haiku for this effecacy.

I wish you well.

~ Jeques

3:06 PM  
Blogger Constance said...

Oh yes, I agree! Well done.

6:30 PM  
Blogger totomai said...

even the sounds of the poem when read loudly are magical :-)

5:23 AM  
Blogger Rambler said...

sound and smell of rain is indeed a magic

8:26 AM  
Blogger UL said...

simple yet lush, superb Sandy

5:47 PM  
Anonymous gautami tripathy said...

any kind of rains is magical..

sweet one..

12:28 AM  
OpenID writers island said...

Hello Islander –

This is a note to tell you I’m genuinely happy to see you on the Island. I founded the Island originally as a temporary destination for those of us set adrift when Poetry Thursday sunk. But the Island has flourished… because of writers, like you, who come to enjoy the tropical breeze, and just write -- for the sheer pleasure of it! So, the beaches remain open, and all are most welcome!

Poetry Thursday is now ReadWritePoem. Check them out if you haven’t. The crew at Totally Optional Prompts is doing a fine job. Both are excellent writing destinations.

I am slowed a bit with back pain. This has hampered my time at my computer -- so, I have not been able to read many of the posts. I will catch up when I’m steadier at the helm. I am dictating this to my wife, who will kindly post it for me. Kathy is a dear!

See you on the island. I have a prompt for this Friday I think should spark some fun and interesting writing.

May your muse be kind…


11:35 AM  
Blogger Karina said...

Short, sweet, and full of truth.

11:58 AM  
Anonymous keith hillman said...


8:27 AM  

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