Tuesday November 20th, 2012

The exercise:

Two Haiku Tuesday would like this week's haiku to be about: sound. Or sounds. Whichever.

Went back up to Penticton today for a couple more appointments. Got Max's hearing tested (passed with flying colours) and visited with the midwives. He's almost back to his birth weight now - if he keeps gaining at this rate, that should happen either Friday or Saturday.

Going to try to get a few things done around here tomorrow. We'll see how that pans out.

Late evening is turning into a very fussy time for Max. Seeing as this is normally when I do my writing, I'm thinking I'm going to have to make an adjustment, at least for now. Going to aim to get my blog writing done before dinner tomorrow.


The house falls silent,
relief descends like snow; the
shrieking baby sleeps.

*     *     *

A voice in the dark,
whispering words of comfort.
Leave me alone, ghosts.


Greg said...

Heh, well children adding to a family always means some degree of change, and I suspect you'll keep adjusting around Max for a while yet :) In good ways, of course!
I think I prefer your second haiku today, but I can hear the feelings behind the first!

Quiet bus journey
Spoilt by woman talking loud
It's always the same

Fishing in the sound
Carp nod their heads, swim away
Another day's catch

morganna said...

I got sick this week, but I'm better today. Mostly. I loved the lions prompt, and that's awesome about the cell phone bill.

Just 1 haiku today, one guess as to why. :)
Kids off school, yelling
Resounds from upstairs -- they're fine,
Right? I'm sure they are.

Anonymous said...

A bump in the night
My slumber interrupted
They have come for me

Screech across the board
Anger rushes through my soul
Those nails shall be cut

Marc said...

Greg - yeah, many more adjustments to come for sure.

Like the twist on the prompt in your second one, and can relate all too well to your first.

Morganna - glad you're feeling better!

Yeah, totally fine. Not worth getting up to check :)

Anonymous - ugh, your second one sends shivers down my spine. Always hated that noise.