Category Archive: Haibun

Darkness My Old Friend

This post is written for Emilia’s Picture It and Write Challenge. He could here the sirens. The police sirens. The police that were after him. The neighbor had called the police after hearing… Continue reading

The Sailing Ship — A Haibun

Written for Friday Fictioneers. My story starts after the photo. For other stories click on the blue frog at the end of this post. Enjoy!     Her folks were against their marriage… Continue reading

Dark Streets, Dark Times — A Haibun

Written for Haibun Thinking. For some other stories click on the blue frog at the bottom of this post. His father died in 2006. He wasn’t yet forty when he took his life.… Continue reading

Haibun Thinking — Transition

  That summer we spent between homes. Pulling up roots after fifteen years was quite an ordeal. The old home sold in the first week. The new home being built would not be… Continue reading

Hanibun Thinking Week 6 — The Day After

In response to Haibun Thinking. LITERATURE QUOTE: Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you! ~ Dr Seuss As Jim dragged himself… Continue reading

Friday Fictioneers

The Friday Fictioneers Challenge can be found here (FF). As a young boy  I liked to help my grandfather bale the straw, load it on his tractor  and then drive that old tractor… Continue reading

The Cave — Picture It & Write

This post is in response to ermilia. Tell me again about the past The one where everything was green or blue Why now just us In this winter cave I only see the… Continue reading


Haibun Thinking,  interpretations of the Japanese Haibun, a literary form which explores the relationship between the human experience and nature. The Prompt I chose: I once heard you sing. It still is a musical… Continue reading

Friday Fictioneers — On Strike

This post was written for the Friday Fictioneers based on the prompt below. “Your father is in there Tony. They are on strike against the company. The local diner across the street is… Continue reading

Haibun Thinking: Week 2 — Change In Command

Haibun Thinking: The prompt I chose:  Gathering her brows like gathering storm, Nursing her wrath to keep it warm Robert Burns She had witnessed the way some of the old town gentlemen celebrated… Continue reading

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