The Tools for the Job

The prompt for this weeks’ haiku on haiku horizons is “cat”. I am more of a dog fan…so I took a different look at it. Be invisible. Light touch, soft steps, ninja stealth – The cat burglar’s tools. Image credit: chanpipat / freedigitalphotos.net Want Live By Surprise in your inbox?  Click here to join our mailing Read More

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The Cucumber has Left the Salad

Today, I thought maybe a little laugh. The haiku horizons prompt is “fly”. Discrete hand gesture. Eyes twitch, silently pleading – YOUR FLY IS UNDONE! What’s your favorite way to discretely tell someone that their barn door is open and the horse is escaping? Image Credit: hin255 / freedigitalphotos.net Want Live By Surprise in your Read More

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Holding Pattern

This weeks prompt on Haiku Horizons is mind – which works perfectly – as I’m laid up with the flu. Don’t mind me too much The plague is going through my house Mom’s last one to fall.  Image credit: David Castillo Dominici / freedigitalphotos.net Want Live By Surprise in your inbox?  Click here to join our Read More

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Spring Awakening

Spring rain forms puddles cleansing my battered psyche of winter regrets. Image Credit: Dr Joseph Valks / freedigitalphotos.net Want Live By Surprise in your inbox?  Click here to join our mailing list or follow Live by Surprise on Twitter, Google+, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Bloglovin for the latest updates! Live by SurpriseWant Live By Surprise in your inbox?  Click here to Read More

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Web of Lies

After an eventful weekend, I’m in the mood to put a political spin on today’s prompt from haiku horizons. The prompt is “spider” and “spin” is certainly the operative word. Weave, little spider Spin the message to deceive Tallest tale wins race. Want Live By Surprise in your inbox?  Click here or follow Live by Surprise on Read More

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Knock Your Socks Off

Inside my dryer A mystic portal exists Where socks go to die. I put the socks in But they always come back out Minus their match’d pair. On the other side A gnarled beast licks his coarse lips. “Socks for lunch again??!!” Image Credit: Gualberto107 / freedigitalphotos.net Want Live By Surprise in your inbox?  Click Read More

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This Fast is Slow

I’ve decided to jump into Haiku as a new challenge. Today’s prompt at Haiku Horizons is “fast”. Lent.  Hour four. No food.  Why does a fast go soooooooooo slow? Damn. Chips don’t count, right? Image credit:  franky242 / freedigitalphotos.net Want Live By Surprise in your inbox?  Click here or follow Live by Surprise on Twitter, Google+, Facebook, Read More

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Priorities – A Sunday Haiku

Balance is easy Children go first to third Dad fourth and Mom last. Image credit: holohololand / freedigitalphotos.net Follow Live by Surprise on Twitter, Google+, Facebook, Pinterest and Bloglovin Live by SurpriseWant Live By Surprise in your inbox?  Click here to join our mailing list or follow Live by Surprise on Twitter, Google+, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Bloglovin for the latest updates! http://livebysurprise.com

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