Haibun Thinking: Week 14 – April 22nd 2014

23 Apr

Haibun Thinking: Week 14 – April 22nd 2014

and Earth day..

Sally - My Beautiful Things








Frank and Wanda stand on the icy Hawaiian beach and watch as the massive waves come thundering in. “Look to the left” she yells at Frank “I see an iceberg!”

Strange to think that only two generations ago, people actually sun bathed and surfed on these shores. That was, of course, before pollution blotted out most of the sun and nuclear accidents changed the earth’s rotation.

treating our planet

with shocking indifference

when will it stop


5 Responses to “Haibun Thinking: Week 14 – April 22nd 2014”

  1. Al April 23, 2014 at 8:14 am #

    An excellent one there. Icebergs in place of the sun. is definitely how this planet is being screwed up.

  2. Bastet April 23, 2014 at 3:24 pm #

    Strong message and well written in just the right amount of words…loved it! And indeed, when will it stop.

  3. summerstommy2 April 23, 2014 at 7:00 pm #

    Excellent and poignant haibun Pat, you make a very clear point about our world. Very well written haiku as well.

  4. Rick Daddario April 24, 2014 at 4:12 am #

    aloha High Five and Raspberries. a warning glimpse into our future that has elements of sci-fi as well as a warning shot that would be good to heed. i like where you went with this image. aloha.

  5. Suzanne April 25, 2014 at 12:34 am #

    Excellent though chilling in more ways than one.

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