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A Majestic Bird… (A Haiku)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Based on an actual event. We always get the powerful Santa Ana Winds near where I live, and they have been known to carry out any number of objects. One year, they carried off a parrot-shaped kite we had accidentally left unattended outside. Goodness, that made for an interesting andContinue reading “A Majestic Bird… (A Haiku)”

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Writing a Future (A Haiku)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Recently, I learned that a short story I had written, entitled “Furry Angels,” had gotten accepted for an anthology from Chicken Soup for the Soul. It is for an edition of their anthology series that will be known as Lessons Learned from my Cat, due to get released in FebruaryContinue reading “Writing a Future (A Haiku)”

During the Rain (A Haiku)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: We’re getting a significant storm front coming through my area right now. The rain has been a blessing, in more than one way. It has been easier to fall asleep at night and has inspired some creative inspiration. What are your favorite things to do when it rains?] When rainstormsContinue reading “During the Rain (A Haiku)”

Friendship Beyond the Veil (A Haiku)

Retold by Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: I remember hearing this little tale a while back, where these gentlemen who were best friends used to play chess together all the time. Each of them tended to move in certain ways, and they knew each other’s tricks. Then one of the gentlemen passed away. Eventually, one ofContinue reading “Friendship Beyond the Veil (A Haiku)”

Beneath the Mountaintop (A Haiku)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Another major legend comes from the oldest residents in my area, those with family ties that go back centuries upon centuries. It is important to remember their stories and pass them along, such as this one about a shaman who turned wicked, sought to steal souls, and got defeated byContinue reading “Beneath the Mountaintop (A Haiku)”

The Phantom Stagecoach (A Haiku)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: The Butterfield Mail Trail used to run through my area, with its stagecoaches that ran between any number of stations to deliver mail and even people to various destinations. As such, a few stories related to them have popped up over the years, including that of a stagecoach once delayedContinue reading “The Phantom Stagecoach (A Haiku)”

The Ghost Horse (A Haiku)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Based on a legend from my area about a ghostly horse that runs around the area where bandits supposedly hid their ill-gotten gains. Have you heard any tales about ghost horses?] Spectral horse so swift you run through the hills at night over buried gold

Woman in White (A Haiku)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: I have heard quite a few versions of a ghost story where a “woman in white” will ask people for rides home, only for the drivers to realize it was directly to a cemetery. In certain retellings, the mysterious woman will have been known in some way to the driver,Continue reading “Woman in White (A Haiku)”

Before the Rain (A Haiku)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: During the last few days, my countryside home has been blessed with rain and a few surprises. On the first day, I saw a pair of hawks lock talons and spiral downwards a bit, right before a rain and thunderstorm really got underway. What are some of the instances whereContinue reading “Before the Rain (A Haiku)”

Poetry – Haiku – Raining All Morning – A Poem by Goff James — Art, Music, Photography, Poetry and Quotations

Poem Attribution – Goff James – Raining All Morning Copyright (c) 2022 Goff James – All Rights Reserved  View more haiku poems by Goff James Thank you for your visit goffjamesart.wordpress.com Art Music Photography Poetry Quotations Poetry – Haiku – Raining All Morning – A Poem by Goff James — Art, Music, Photography, Poetry and Quotations