A-Z Challenge, Challenges by Sarah, Haibun, Poetry by Sarah

Q is for Quiet

Oh what bliss are those moments where the mind is quiet! We tend to believe that what we think is always a fact. The truth is, when we believe that every thought we have is true, we open ourselves up to a whole world of pain and stress. Don’t let your mind be so loud. By recognising that our thoughts are not facts, we find a lot more peace and quiet. Allow thoughts to float in and out of your mind without judgement. Shhhhh! They are just thoughts.

don’t believe all thoughts
shush any unhelpful ones
to quiet the mind

By Sarah ©2018

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Image credit Monika1607 via Pix

Prompt: A-Z Challenge, 19 April 2018 – Q

Poetry by Sarah, Tanka

Darkness of the Deep

Shimmering sunshine
glides across the peaceful blue,
masking those who lurk;
sagaciously awaiting
in the darkness of the deep.

By Sarah ©2018

Prompt: Olivante Poetry, #NaPoWriMo 2018 – Image 11; and also, Ramblings Of A Writer, Weekly Tanka Prompt Poetry Challenge, Week 92 – darkness and peace

Poetry by Sarah, Tanka

The Road To Hana

Cars, bikes and buses.
Winding; clinging to cliffsides.
Peaceful forest views,
showcasing nature’s wonders,
along the road to Hana.

By Sarah ©2018

Prompt: Daily Post Daily Prompt – Wonder; and also, Ramblings Of A Writer, Weekly Tanka Prompt Poetry Challenge, Week 80 – nature and peace

Poetry by Sarah, Tanka

Mona Vale

Image credit By Sarah ©2017.                 Mona Vale, Christchurch, NZ

since his death she spent
the days strolling archways of
their favourite park
never realising he was
walking peacefully with her


By Sarah ©2017

Prompt: Ramblings of a Writer, Weekly Tanka Prompt Challenge – Week 50, Words: park & peace