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04 August 2010

Homecoming (Sensational Haiku Wednesday)

one familiar room
wistful vestiges of old
my eyes brimmed with tears...

memories beckoned
a place my heart sorely missed
finally i'm home!

 © Bing (PinkLady) 2010

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Jenn @ Youknow...that Blog? August 4, 2010 at 10:20 PM  

These are beautiful, Bing! I wonder sometimes if you think in haiku - they seem to flow so effortlessly for you!

Really lovely :)

Sandee August 4, 2010 at 11:59 PM  

There's no place quite like home. Beautiful as always.

Have a terrific day Bing. Big hug. :)

Bloggin'withAmanda August 5, 2010 at 12:23 AM  

Gosh Bing that was lovely, makes me miss my mom! But that is the point right? to use your words to stir emotions? It did!

Jim August 5, 2010 at 12:40 AM  

This is neat. Your picture fits in good as I could just see two old witches flying over past haunts of a younger day.
BTW, the bulldozer got my old 'room.' It was a front porch with a couch because my little sister took over the second bedroom of our four room house.
We both were born in that house.

Thom August 5, 2010 at 3:37 AM  

These are just wonderful my friend. I can feel the emotion. Very well done. Have a great Wednesday :)

Bing (PinkLady) August 5, 2010 at 6:46 PM  

jenn those are sweet words from you that i will always cherish. thank you so much!

Bing (PinkLady) August 5, 2010 at 6:48 PM  

sandee, home is where your heart is. =) that was a painful lesson i learned recently. the good thing is that i can still go back. thanks for stopping by again. :)

Bing (PinkLady) August 5, 2010 at 6:48 PM  

amanda, wow those are heartwarming words from you! thanks for appreciating. :)

Bing (PinkLady) August 5, 2010 at 6:53 PM  

jim, you are so right. could be 2 witches, one stalking/flying after the other witch who wants to escape. lol!

i hope you didn't miss your old room too much. ;)

Bing (PinkLady) August 5, 2010 at 6:54 PM  

hi thom, i know poetry bores you sometimes but i'm so glad you appreciate this piece. and i'm so glad you're back. =)

Jim August 5, 2010 at 9:54 PM  

Yes, maybe the other witch is the 'new inhabitant' of the old room.
Thank you for visiting me. You came to my 'journal' blog, Jim's Little Blog.
My haiku is on this blog (Jim's Little Photo and Poem Place). I would be pleased for you to read it as well. Thank you,

Nessa August 8, 2010 at 12:07 AM  

Sometimes home is bittersweet. Beautiful haiku.

Bing (PinkLady) August 8, 2010 at 12:03 PM  

oh jim, you don't want me talking about that "other witch", believe me. once i start, i might not be able to stop. LOL!

i'm glad i visited your little blog because i got to see the beauties in your life- mrs. jim and the little queen. lucky you!!! =)

Bing (PinkLady) August 8, 2010 at 12:04 PM  

hi nessa, sometimes you've gotta see pain to know where your heart truly belongs. bittersweet realization. =)

Jingle August 9, 2010 at 2:16 AM  


poetry community information,
plus Thursday Poets Rally announcement,..


Amanda August 10, 2010 at 10:11 AM  

I loved this so much, no place like home...don't know how to subscribe to your blog...never know of new updates, will just come and look regularly...sending you lots of love sweet lady xx

Jingle August 11, 2010 at 11:26 PM  


the perfect poet award reminder..

Carrie Burtt August 12, 2010 at 5:33 AM  

Hi Bing I am new to your blog and just love it! :-)

Arts Web Show August 12, 2010 at 8:16 AM  

These haiku's are great and i really like that image at the top

gaurav August 12, 2010 at 11:35 PM  

Nice work !can you help me in wrtiting Haiku !

morganna August 13, 2010 at 2:10 AM  

Lovely haikus.

mairmusic August 13, 2010 at 4:51 AM  

Ah, so sweet and restful. Thanks for a moment of peace!

ms. weger August 13, 2010 at 6:02 AM  

Beautiful, touching haiku

heartspell August 15, 2010 at 1:31 PM  

Such a lovely heartfelt poem about going home...it touched my heart. Heartspell

imelda August 15, 2010 at 2:43 PM  

hi there

Jingle August 15, 2010 at 9:48 PM  

I would recommend you to visit and comment starting participants this week, no need to worry about fresh poets, because more than half of our participants are FRESH or First Time, thus hope that you have fun visiting those participants and they usually are more likely give you feedback ....

best wishes.
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