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Wednesday, 30 November 2011

Absent Haiku

Jenn at www.youknowthatblog.com has set this week's theme as Absence

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What does the word Absence conjure up for you?

19 comments:

  1. Absence is a sad word, I think. But it offers the promise of something to come too.

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  2. I haven't written a haiku for ages. They've definitely been absent from my life. ;)

    Absence makes me think of missing school, which makes me think of Hookie Day with my kids when we all go do something fun instead of work/school.

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  3. The word absence to me makes me think of something or someone is missing.
    I like the different ways you used the word.

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  4. That's a beautiful photo with snow on trees. And lovely words, too!

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  5. I like your photo/haiku pairings; nice work!

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  6. The word, absence makes me hungry...don't know why. I do love your haikus. :)

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  7. Lovely haikus and photos!

    And a great question! Absence can mean loneliness or emptiness, but also (on a more positive note) a break or vacation--time away to revive and recharge.

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  8. oh I love the dog haiku!! It's wonderful!!

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  9. Great haikus and photos. We had our first snow today & it looked a lot like your last photo this morning. Also like the tooth one :)

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  10. I like your exploration of all the types of abscences ...

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  11. so many different expressions!
    like the poor doggie one best!

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  12. Anticipation of things to come -- hopefully all good.


    Mary

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  13. Nice Haiku. Loved "missing you" and "changing seasons"

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  14. I loved your haikus and photos - especially the little dog one :-)
    Absence can be good if it leads to a wonderful reunion!
    All best
    Karla

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  15. Hi Madeleine .. sadness I think - that sense of longing for a return ... then it gives a time of muc needed space to be oneself ... or an empty spot where something beloved was smashed - no worries though a treasure to fill that space will be found after an absence of time ... cheers Hilary

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  16. it's sad how much a dog misses you even when you are gone a short time

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  17. Often a sad word, but not always! My Wee One lost that tooth and it's mate not too long ago, and is busy growing the new ones :)

    Nice set!

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  18. Absence and yearning.
    What can ever fill the void?
    The tip of your tongue.

    Cheers!
    JzB

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