Red and White

It just happens that red and white are the colors of Indonesian flag, so here are haikus from my perspective to answer this prompt challenge of Red and White. (I) To the red and white I bestow my allegiance no doubt ’til the end (II) I hear it calling red and white in my bloodstream…

An Ending

A journey’s ending, sadness tugging yet so is thrill…unwittingly Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge #355 – SAD and thrill #NaPoWriMo2021 – Day 26

On Childhood

Kids blowing off steam, brush aside sweat for more dares— precious time of life #2021picoftheweek – April 25 with the theme “Why Not?” RDP Saturday – Blow MMA Storytime’s Haiku a Day Challenge – Sweat #NaPoWriMo2021 – Day 24

When Love Has No Form

Left behind tunes of vain sorries mourned by no one– when love has no form Ronovan Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge #354 – Form and Mourn MMA Sorytime Haiku Challenge – Tune #NaPoWriMo2021 – Day 19

Balance (a senryu)

When life’s unbalanced I seek for the essentials… gratitude and hope I realize today that I don’t always need prompts from other people in order to write. I can search for a prompt from inside, from my own experience, which I have plenty of to pick. And I thank God for a day like today….

A Message of Love and Hope

On the day of Palm Sunday, March 28, 2021, at 10.30 am (local time), two suicide bombers exploded themselves in front of the Cathedral Catholic church in the city of Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Makassar is my hometown. I was born and raised there and attended mass several times in that cathedral during my childhood….

Perplexed (a senryu)

watching the unwatched becoming perplexed, curious, what’s beyond our sight? 2021 Photography Challenge – Candid Shot #2021picoftheweek The picture was taken in Surabaya, Indonesia, during a street fair at a pre-covid 19 time.

Imperfect Pieces (a senryu)

a life’s main purpose to create one perfect art from broken pieces 2021 Photography Challenge – Piece by Piece

Random Thought

When you combine a passion in poetry and photography, do you let your writing pick the image or an image determine your writing? Which element usually speaks first? writing or image such inconsequential point inexplicable! Yes, I know. Just a random thought, attempting to dig a smile. Weekend Writing Prompt #199 – Element in 47…

Jewel – Up Close (a Senryu)

precious eyes searching and meeting fears shattered 2021 Photo Challenge # 2 Eugi’s Weekly Thursday Prompt – Jewel. Of Maria Antonia’s 2021 Photography Challenge – Up Close