joy of light series

Joining in Carpe Diem Haiku Kai‘s “joy of light” retreat…




hunt with Orion

Betelgeuse blinks his red eye

i smile…and wink back




pixabay image



tidal hypnosis


man in the moon smiles

beckons to insomniacs

come, be mesmerized



moon lamp


anti-inflammatory moment

Inspiration from Carpe Diem Haiku Kai



herbal remedy

tea from mountains of Tibet


an experienced brewer

smiles as he passes warm cup





mona lisa’s smile


theory 1:

my son says

it was the only

smile she could

muster after sitting

for four years and

the painter still said

“it’s not finished”.


theory 2:

i think maybe

Lisa stifled a giggle

as she changed her

pose ever so slightly

to watch Leonardo

squint and frown

behind his easel.