HH Prompt: Loneliness

loneliness settles
curls inside this valley, mist
sun will melt away

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About Susan L Daniels

I am a firm believer that politics are personal, that faith is expressed through action, and that life is something that must be loved and lived authentically--or why bother with any of it?
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39 Responses to HH Prompt: Loneliness

  1. The Enfant Terrible says:

    I love Haikus! Thank you for writing this, it’s almost pretty. I like the juxtaposition of loneliness with the beauty of nature.

  2. George Ellington says:

    Lovely, Susan. Thank you.

    • Thanks, George–you are such a haiku genius, you should join in on the fun!

      • George Ellington says:

        Thank you, Susan. Really. Although there is something that strikes a bit too close to home in this prompt that I am loathe to explore. Even in verse. Despite the fact that writing has often been therapeutic for me. But the subject of loneliness just now is a bit too … overwhelming.

  3. Maharukh says:

    “sun will melt away!!!”

    amazingly crafted haiku!

  4. Would that loneliness were as easy to melt away as applying sunshine!

    Loneliness of Stars

  5. Paperheart says:

    The personification of ‘curl’ really adds a mystic touch to the haiku.
    And Sun will melt away: It’s amazing how you’ve used so many figures of speech in just 17 syllables. =)

  6. Bruce Ruston says:

    Oh liking this Susan, I’ve only just cottoned on that I could post 🙂

  7. Green Speck says:

    Melting sun — now that’s new 🙂

  8. poetrydiary says:

    A lovely image this, of mist in the valley. A nice, almsot cuddly form of loneliness, it feels to me!

  9. doncarroll says:

    that’s a chart topper i’d say. just love it to death:)

  10. The melting sun..beautiful!

  11. elleceef says:

    I love the feeling of this haiku from the beginning – “loneliness settles” Sometimes it does.

  12. nelle says:

    …and love the power of the sun. Song? Heh, you knew it would spark a song in my head, right? http://youtu.be/XtSQFewjDD0

  13. Barbara says:

    Curls inside this valley…. well said.

  14. ‘sun will melt away’ – such freedom you exercised on that one.

  15. Very creative one Susan…..Beautiful haiku!!

    Lonely girl

  16. Such a lovely imagine! Reminds me of autumn mornings at the cottage – I can hear the cry of the loon through the foggy lake-shroud.

  17. Patti says:

    That is so pretty. I hope the sun melts away the loneliness along with the mist.

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