New Year Detour-Haiku
Happy Poetry Friday! I'm a little late to the party, but my sweet friend Carol Varsalona invited me to post. She is hosting this weekend at her space HERE. She's got some amazing post card offerings!
Today, I'm sharing a haiku that I wrote on New Year's Eve. I am in a professional transition right now, so the idea of detouring onto a different course has been on my mind. I love the idea of thinking of a detour with excitement and adventure awaiting. I hope that whatever points are on your arc this year continue to guide you, but may you also embrace the chance of detour. You never know where it might lead you!
Invitation to Write:
Think about your arc for the new year. What are your guiding points? How will connect each one? Don't be afraid to detour. If you should, how will you embrace the new course? Happy writing! xx
2/11/2023 01:47:23 pm
That little haiku says a lot. Embracing the detours is key!
2/11/2023 04:47:26 pm
It's good to see you back after I've been absent for a while. I like your haiku holding that guiding arc and detours in balance.
2/11/2023 06:40:08 pm
arcs and points and detours... I like thinking of the year beginning from this perspective - Thank you!
2/12/2023 08:09:59 pm
Kiesha, thank you for accepting my invitation to write. It is wonderful to be back on the ridge with you. With the new year you have found a detour that hopefully you with an exciting pathway. Follow the guiding star and let me know what is your next step. I wish you well. Thanks for leaving a haiku and questions to ponder. Hope to see you soon.
4/26/2023 09:26:03 am
Kiesha, I invite you to create an image poem about Springtime Called Springsations. The padlet for posting is at https://padlet.com/cvarsalona/springsations-gallery-of-artistic-expressions-vol-2-for-npm--kf5c2nia2mez8d1n
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Welcome! I'm Kiesha Shepard, and I have a love for writing and the teaching of writing. Whispers From the Ridge is a place where I can share my words and ideas for teaching writing. It's also a place for you to find inspiration for writing the words inside of you. I invite you into my world of writing as I capture the whispers from the ridge.
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