House of Haiku
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House of Haiku


On Being Present

A prompted tanka — future

release negatives
the past no longer harms me
live in the present
filling up my day with joy
for the future is unknown

© 2020 Lori Carlson. All Rights Reserved.



Haiku is a form of poetry usually inspired by nature, which embraces simplicity. We invite all poetry lovers to have a go at composing Haiku. Be warned. You could become addicted.

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