Friday, October 4, 2013

The Fate of Berries Haiku



two berries ripened

succulent morsel in queue 

awaiting their fate





The above haiku was written for the Write Tribe Writing Contest using the above photo as a prompt.


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46 comments:

  1. Wow! That was quick and beautiful! :)

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    1. joyothisdayout, I am thrilled you liked it. I am a little new at haiku writing and this was a lot of fun! Thank you for stopping by and for your sweet comments! ♥

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  2. well explained for that small a post...

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    1. sugandha, I am so pleased you liked it. Thank you for stopping by and for your kind comments! ♥

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    1. mytakeoneverything9, thank you so much! So happy you enjoyed it!! Thank you for stopping by and for your sweet comments! ♥

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  4. Wow!! Your words complement the picture so perfectly! :)
    Good luck for the contest, Kathy :)

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    1. Shilpa, I am so pleased you liked it!! Thank you for the luck. I have never entered my writing in a contest. Kind of exciting and fun. Thank you for stopping by and for your kind comments! ♥

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  5. wow! that was quick. i saw the prompt and wearing my thinking hat since then.. nothings clicked :(

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    1. Nischala, don't worry. Plenty of time and you will write something so brilliant!! I just know it. Thank you for stopping by and for commenting here! ♥

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  6. Love haikus! This was a great one, Kathy!

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    1. Martha, I am so pleased you liked it! Thank you for stopping by and for your sweet comments! ♥

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  7. Nice one, Kathy. Succulent is such a nice word. It rolls off the tongue. :)

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    1. Gary, I am so pleased you liked it. Yes, succulent is a fun word. Thank you for stopping by and for your kind comments! ♥

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  8. Great job Kathy!!! I love it!

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    1. JoJo, thank you! I am so happy you liked it. Thank you for stopping by and for your kind comments! ♥

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  9. WOW! A very good take on the prompt. I was wondering why the other berries are green?

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    1. Kalpana, my guess would be that they haven't ripened yet. Thank you for stopping by and for your kind comments! ♥

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    1. MiMi, I am so pleased you liked it! Thank you for stopping by and for your kind comments! ♥

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  11. You got all that in very few words. Great job!

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    1. Anne, thank you for stopping by. I am thrilled you enjoyed my interpretation. ♥

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    1. Richa, I am so happy you liked it. Thank you for stopping in and for your sweet comments! ♥

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  13. I love it Kathy! I love the idea of the berries lined up waiting to ripen:))

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    1. Talya, I am so happy you liked it! Thank you for stopping by and for your sweet comments! ♥

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  14. Ahh cleverly done! Great Haiku on the prompt pic!

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    1. Aditi, thank you so much for your praise and for stopping by! I am thrilled you enjoyed it! ♥

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    1. Elizabeth, thank you...happy you enjoyed it! Thank you for stopping by! ♥

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  16. Thanks for the entry in the haiku competition.

    PhenoMenon
    http://throodalookingglass.com/2013/09/loavesnlives/

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    1. Pheno, thank you for stopping by. Writing something for the haiku competition was fun. ♥

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  17. a big fan of destiny and you said it all in this haiku.

    loved it!

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    1. Ruchira, I am with you. I love the idea of fate taking its course. Thank you for stopping by and for your lovely comments! I am thrilled you liked it! ♥

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  18. Nice Haiku! "awaiting their fate" - that has a tone of finality in it..

    - Vaisakh

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    1. themuseumpiece, I am so pleased you liked it. I was thinking of the birds that might swoop by or the animals that may gobble them up. Perhaps they would rot there but either way they would eventually come to an end. Thank you for stopping by and for your kind comments! ♥

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  19. Very observant with the 2 ripe berries. Wonder what their fate was? Nice.

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    1. Suzy, I am so pleased you enjoyed it! Thank you for stopping by and for your sweet comments!

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  20. lovely .... so logical and so beautiful...

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    1. Shiva, I am so pleased you liked it! Thank you for stopping by and for your kind comments! ♥

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  21. Congratulations Kathy, yours is one of the winning entries. Check out http://writetribe.com/haiku-contest-results/ now

    PhenoMenon

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    1. Pheno Menon, thank you. I am honored more than words can say!! Thank you for stopping by to congratulate me personally! ♥

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    1. Jennifer, I am so pleased you liked it! Thank you for stopping by and for your sweet comments. They mean an awful lot. ♥

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  23. Congrats Kathy - a well deserved win. Good job.

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    1. Suzy, I am proud and thrilled to have shared the win with such a talented writer and poet. I have always admired you and hope all my readers will take the time to visit your site to see how talented you are!! http://suzysomedaysomewhere.blogspot.com/ Thank you for stopping by and for your sweet comments. ♥

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