February 19, 2018 by petrujviljoen

stone stacked – the earth’s imagined corners reshaped, flecked blue. Blue and green gray, ochre-stained mentality. Historically presumed spectral. Leaving the cave for …

turning, filing
shaping finding further
aspects of identity

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Copyright Petru  J Viljoen


35 thoughts on “flecked

  1. Mish says:

    I like this concise piece complimented by your artistry. Lovely work!

  2. Just Barry says:

    I love the swirling vibe of the colors you describe. For some reason, this poem reminds me of coral.

  3. rosemawrites says:

    oh wow! the history your line carried. super!

  4. Vivian Zems says:

    A mesmerising haibun. The stones are hypnotic.

  5. rothpoetry says:

    Beautiful! ,,,an amazing collection!

  6. Nan Mykel says:

    ochre-stained mentality! Wow! And the cave—very nice, Petru.

  7. Frank Hubeny says:

    I liked the phrase “ochre-stained mentality”.

  8. The color does fade from many things – but I find artifacts and historical things non the less fascinating.

  9. Beverly Crawford says:

    Such beautiful bits of nature. Thank you for sharing.

  10. Misky says:

    So beautifully written. I enjoyed reading your haibun very much.

  11. The words and images work really well together. Slightly enigmatic.

  12. This makes me think of a prehistoric artist and the creations of a deep, distant cave.

  13. Love the way you tied this to your artwork… I feel like I’m raised from the rock…

  14. kim881 says:

    This is gorgeous! I love stones and have several lined up on my bookshelf. I love the feel of them in my hands, their textures and colours, which you’ve captured beautifully in this haibun, in ‘the earth’s imagined corners reshaped’ and the haiku.

  15. erbiage says:

    wow, nice words. what are the objects?

  16. I like how you explore depth of identity through color. Fascinating response to the prompt.

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  18. Bill Bisgood says:

    Beautiful objects, true poetry.

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