Tomorrow will come, or: August’s evening sigh

A haibun

This calendar year, I’ve been fairly ambitious, adding increasingly more writing prompts to my weekly blogging schedule. This recently renewed search for new sources of inspiration began back in January; and Go Dog Go Café’s Haibun Wednesday, run by Donna, was one of the first I committed to.

Sadly, that journey has now come to an end, as Donna is moving on to other pursuits. It’s been a lovely ride, and I feel very indebted to Donna for her generosity of spirit.

So, now I am left to wonder… what other weekly writing prompts come out on Wednesdays? Or… should I continue writing a weekly haibun on Wednesdays, albeit all by my lonesome?

August's evening sigh
earth's sun retires, worn ragged
tomorrow will come

Go Dog Go Cafe’s Haibun Wednesday

  • This week’s Haibun Wednesday is a non-prompt, as host Donna Matthews is moving on to other things… so, sadly, there’s no prompt to write to.
  • From
    • In How to Haiku, Bruce Ross writes, “If a haiku is an insight into a moment of experience, a haibun is the story or narrative of how one came to have that experience.”

Moonwashed Weekly Challenge


Let’s write poetry together!

When it comes to partnership, some humans can make their lives alone – it’s possible. But creatively, it’s more like painting: you can’t just use the same colours in every painting. It’s just not an option. You can’t take the same photograph every time and live with art forms with no differences.

Ben Harper (b. 1969)

Would you like to create poetry with me and have a completed poem of yours featured here at the Skeptic’s Kaddish? I am very excited to have launched the ‘Poetry Partners’ initiative and am looking forward to meeting and creating with you… Check it out!

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