Last day haiku

The last days arrives
And as now the last year fades
we welcome the new

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Photo/artwork – Jempics on Apple Procreate

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Penultimate haiku

Second to the last
We say farewell to the year
and prepare for next

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Antepenultimate haiku

Twenty-ninth today
Antepenultimate one
of twenty eighteen

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…with a festive smile

I found a moment over Christmas
Penguin Cafe in the air
In the oven, turkey roasting
whilst I was sitting there

My pen, it found the paper
and words came, as they do
from time to time as inspiration
a poem to eschew

And I sat in contemplation
and wrote a little while
for some moments over Christmas
with a big, wide festive smile

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Photo – Holly ‘Bezza’ Croucher

[The Penguin Cafe orchestra was the brainchild of creative lead ‘Simon Jeffes’ until his passing in 1997. Hard to categorise, suffice to say that Penguin Cafe carved their own little ‘je ne sais quoi’ in the world of musical genre. Here’s a little slice…]

 

Day after Boxing Day haiku

And though the star stays
Yuletide festivities fade
as resolve takes hold

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Boxing Day (haiku)

And Boxing Day comes
Fatigued, we have rest today
but the star still shines

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Christmas Day (haiku)

The joy has arrived
Christmas Day as Yuletide falls
And a star is born

 

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