Adas Poetry Alcove

Poetry and Haiku


Paulo Coelho

Morning Awakenings

Carpe Diem Haiku Kai Celebrates Its 9th Anniversary: #1854 morning awakenings

morning awakenings:
among window curtains’ flower
a blade of gray sky

© Alexey Andreyev

another day ends
reaching for the stars and the moon
into the dreamworld

© Chèvrefeuille


task to create a “crossroads” haiku.

stars and the moon
merge into dream world flowers
morning sky seems gray


Carpe Diem #1326 transformation

[…] “She had met people who had lost the glow of being alive because they could no longer fight against loneliness and had ended up becoming addicted to it. They were, for most part, people who believed the world to be an undignified, inglorious place, and who spent their evenings and nights talking on and on about the mistakes others had made. They were people whom solitude had made into judges of the world, whose verdicts were scattered to the four winds for whoever cared to listen.” […] (Source: Brida by Paulo Coelho)


new found joy
our hearts swelling
time spent together


unexpected visit
breaking through the loneliness
sharing Jasmine tea

Love Is A Mystery

 Carpe Diem #1318 Love Is A Mystery

[…] “Love is an act of faith and its face should always be covered in mystery. Every moment should be lived with feeling and emotion because if we try to decipher it and understand it, the magic disappears.” […] (Source: Paulo Coelho – The Spy)

scent of the forest
lingers like your memory
surrounding me

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