February Haiku Challenge – 28

Listen to stillness
absorb quiet through your pores,
feel the creation
Breathe
exhale
come alive
slowly release
your awakened words.
Set free the imagery
of thoughts buried in your soul,
give them freedom upon the page;
let them rage and play games with the pen,
until your heart’s blood replaces the ink.

Breathe Sculpture, UCO

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10 responses to “February Haiku Challenge – 28

  1. Awakened words describes so accurately the hold that poetry has on us: once we start writing, we can’t stop.

  2. I enjoyed the journey through your poem from the beginning to the end … and its shape as well. Well done ~~ an inspiration with which I can relate!
    Here is my Day 28.

  3. Awesome poem. You’re sure awakened. Loved reading this one.

  4. set free the imagery within..that is a great tag line to go with your blog title…i like you you played off of it…

  5. magicalmysticalteacher

    The form, the feeling, the freshness—all a delight! 🙂

    Magical and Mystical

  6. Wonderfully inspirational, Mark – everything a writer aspires to! Keep up the wonderful work 🙂

  7. Someone is Special

    Great words.. Inspiring poem.. Thanks..!

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