Vanished Spring


Ancient one
Stranded unaided
Vanished spring

Image Credit

© rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2012

September Heights
Day 3

(#162 )

Tackle It Tuesday
Prompt: Despair

About becca givens

Becca is an artist, poet, and animal communicator. She delights in cooking, nurturing, and sharing a rich spiritual life with others on the Path.
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20 Responses to Vanished Spring

  1. Geraldine says:

    powerful words and image.

  2. 4joy says:

    It could be very easy to slip into despair when one is old and alone….

  3. granbee says:

    Oh, may a stranger come along and bring a little springtime bloom back into this benchsitter’s life with a moment of kindness and attention!

  4. Vanished spring? Wow.. I’m amazed by your writing becca..

    Someone is Special

  5. Teresa says:

    Such a powerful haiku! You’ve wrapped a lot of sad and lonely into those few words.

  6. Barbara says:

    Powerful words! Powerful image!

  7. artmusedog says:

    Wonderful haiku on ‘despair’ ~ (A Creative Harbor) on Blogger ^_^

  8. siggiofmaine says:

    WoW ! Heart grabbing, soul grabbing.
    Great post…and photo.

  9. elleceef says:

    Oh my goodness, this is sad. “vanished spring” indeed. Beautifully done, Becca

  10. shoreacres says:

    The combination of words and image is just heartbreaking.

  11. Patti says:

    Wow. This really speaks of the loneliness so many older people face. Very sad.

  12. Stranded? No not you Becca … I can see the progress in your haiku … this is wonderfully composed.

  13. How many people are there in the world like the one you describe?

    Loneliness of Stars

  14. Yes – vanished spring. It fades so quickly and leaves many in winter sooner than expected.

  15. vanished spring! defines loneliness…Very beautiful haiku !
    Lonely girl

  16. My spring is vanishing too, so your words resonate in my soul…

    A Long Loneliness

  17. Grace says:

    I like the image of vanished spring ~

  18. ladynimue says:

    wow ! no one writes haikus like you🙂

    Thank you sooo much for finding me and reading my new blog ! WordPress giving so much troubles to me off late ..

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