Haiku for you

I’m nearing my one-year anniversary as a fledgling blogger. Hooray! To celebrate, I’ll write a haiku for any friend who email-subscribes to my posts before October 12. (As yet, I don’t post exceedingly often, so cast aside any fears of an inbox deluge.)

Lest you have high hopes about your turn as my muse, you must know Iโ€™m not much of a poet. That said, I can darn well promise you a haiku from the heart. So, letโ€™s get this poetry party started with a 5-7-5 tribute to Elaine, my first-ever subscriber (and wondrously magnanimous long-time friend):

You enlighten me.

Wow! Like the first ocean swim

Centering. Graceful.

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11 thoughts on “Haiku for you

  1. Congrats on the upcoming one-year anniversary of your blog Emily! I love haikus! ๐Ÿ™‚ – Bradley

  2. I can’t wait for my haiku amiga! Besitos!

  3. You are beautiful AND talented! Love that you are following your passion!!

  4. I always enjoy what you write!

  5. A haiku for and about Emily:

    Warm, throaty laughter.
    Generous in word and deed
    Your horizon shines.

    I miss you! Being enthusiastic and honest about life with you makes me happy and makes me a better person. Your blog is a virtual extension of that. I am proud to be your friend and I’m excited for the future. Also, thank you for the mom-mentoring and mom-love!

  6. One year, really?
    Your journey inspires, sometimes mystifies.
    Transcending time, place.

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