• 100 days of writing,  2012,  haiku,  Poetry,  Uncategorized

    >A few more haiku

    >This wasn’t what I planned (I’ll do that tomorrow) but it’s what I apparently want to write. These are haiku and I wrote them as stand alone pieces but reading them back through they do seem to work together well. I’m surprised by that as I seem to have a lot of The Stupid today. I might try writing some tanka soon but I’ll need to refresh my memory on the syllable counts of lines four and five first (I think the first three are the same as for haiku) Day 27 of 100. My needs cause angerFor once from others not meThinking it’s my fault Disability differsAs everything else…

  • 100 days of writing,  2012,  haiku,  Poetry,  Uncategorized,  writing

    >A Few Haiku #poetry #100daysofwriting #haiku #amwriting

    >One of the things I’ve been hoping that will come out of this 100 days of writing project is that I’ll be stretched as a writer. And that’s definitely happening, the daily commitment is tough to maintain. But I’m enjoying it and I think the discipline of it is helping me a lot. I want to be stretched as a writer in other ways though. One of the things I’ve always struggled with is set forms of poetry. And particularly haiku. I get confused by the syllables and knowing how many a word has. I really want to get the hang of it because I think it’s something that could…

  • creative writing class,  haiku,  Poetry,  Uncategorized,  writing

    >Haiku

    >Garden reading booksLate night of barbecue funSummertime living *** Stuck in house – snow Bored, fed up, want to go Yet warm, cosy, happy *** Hate writing Haiku Syllables really confuse Write them I cannot All content copyright Emma Crees, 2006 – 2012 unless otherwise stated http://writerinawheelchair.blogspot.com