Hungarian Cookie Haiku

Memories so sweet: Daddy baking cookies from Fam’ly recipe. Hungarian treat: Flaky, sugared, golden dough Stuffed with hickory nuts. Each year at Christmas, In kitchen warm and cozy – Memories so sweet. For decades, my dad (who was Bulgarian/Polish) baked Hungarian cookies. It was a recipe handed down from one Balkan country to another, andContinue reading “Hungarian Cookie Haiku”

Rain Poems

It’s been raining here for two whole days, so I thought it was only fitting that I write about rain. Since I’m in a poetic mood, I decided I’d give myself a little workout and do one haiku, one cinquain, and one simple iambic pentameter verse about that subject. HAIKU Everything is gray. Rain hangingContinue reading “Rain Poems”

Irresistible Invitation

I was watching an art tutorial the other day, and the artist shared about something she had learned from a life coach that had changed her life for the good. It was the concept of determining what you give your time and energy to by always “focusing on what sparks joy.” The concept found aContinue reading “Irresistible Invitation”

Writing 201: Poetry – Day 1 – Three Water Haiku

I have met several poets in the WordPress community who are masters at haiku. Gilly Goldsworthy at Lucid Gypsy is one of those people. And Dennis Lange, The Bard on the Hill, has created his own unique version of haiku and does beautiful work with it. The form has never been one of my strong points, butContinue reading “Writing 201: Poetry – Day 1 – Three Water Haiku”