The Haiku Challenge 2012 – Day 7 – Celebrate Life

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Today’s prompt: Theme: Life Form: Haiga. Paint/Write your Imagination on an Image for the theme. Use paint, microsoft powerpoint, photoshop or any software to write a Haiku about Life using any inspiring image.

Day 7:

 Celebrate life
Image credit: answersfrommen.com
Grab the challenges 
Life throws at you every day 
Transcend your limits 
 Opportunities Abound. 
Recognize and receive them. 
Life’s complaints can wait. 
 Positive Thinking 
Brings forth self-confidence only 
Where self-esteem thrives


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39 Comments

  1. becca givens

    February 7, 2012 at 5:22 pm

    Bravo … we were on the same path :D … I like yours better! Thanks for stopping by for a visit! Namaste ~~

    • Vidya Sury

      February 8, 2012 at 6:31 am

      Loved yours too, Becca. It is a great topic, isn’t it!

  2. Fran Sorin

    February 7, 2012 at 5:43 pm

    Beautiful and imaginative idea….Haiku is both simple and profound:)

    • Vidya Sury

      February 8, 2012 at 12:07 pm

      Hi Fran! Thank you. :-)

  3. Terri Sonoda

    February 7, 2012 at 6:14 pm

    Definitely words to live and thrive by. Thank you Vidya! I always feel better after I stop by your place. Hugsss.

    • Vidya Sury

      February 8, 2012 at 12:08 pm

      Thank you, dearest Terri! I love visiting you even more! Hugs!

  4. Jt Clough | Big Island Dog

    February 7, 2012 at 6:16 pm

    Mahalo. Loved the image and will use it as I go through my day today!

    • Vidya Sury

      February 8, 2012 at 12:09 pm

      Honored, Jt! I fell in love with the image the moment I saw it!

  5. Gemma Wiseman

    February 7, 2012 at 7:06 pm

    The challenges of life inject zest into life! Beautiful!

    • Vidya Sury

      February 8, 2012 at 2:08 pm

      Welcome and Thank you, Gemma!

  6. Blossom Vydrina

    February 7, 2012 at 8:19 pm

    lovely combination

    • Vidya Sury

      February 8, 2012 at 2:09 pm

      Welcome and Thank you, Blossom!

  7. Karen

    February 7, 2012 at 8:50 pm

    A terrific trio!

    • Vidya Sury

      February 8, 2012 at 2:10 pm

      Thank ye, Karen!

  8. Someone is Special

    February 7, 2012 at 9:43 pm

    Vidya what a Haiga about life.. The combo of the image and words is breathtaking :-)

    Someone is Special

    • Vidya Sury

      February 8, 2012 at 2:10 pm

      Thank you Saravana! i am enjoying this!

  9. Magical Mystical Teacher

    February 8, 2012 at 1:57 am

    What you’re saying, I suppose is something like this: You can do more than you think you can do. Yes? :)

    Is This the Life I Wanted?

    • Vidya Sury

      February 8, 2012 at 2:12 pm

      Yes! :-) Thank you Teacher!

  10. Betsy at Zen-Mama

    February 8, 2012 at 4:13 am

    Love your haiku challenge. These are especially good! Love the positive thought one!

    • Vidya Sury

      February 8, 2012 at 2:15 pm

      Thank you, Betsy! :-) One every day until Feb 29! :D

  11. Noble

    February 8, 2012 at 7:18 am

    both words and the pic are just amazing :) thanks

    • Vidya Sury

      February 8, 2012 at 4:16 pm

      Welcome and thank you, Noble!

  12. Find Your Harmony

    February 8, 2012 at 4:28 pm

    SO beautiful…in picture and poetry! Thank you Vidya!

    • Vidya Sury

      February 9, 2012 at 10:54 am

      :-) Thank you! I always think of you as “Find Your Harmony” and appreciate our connection on facebook!

  13. Amber

    February 8, 2012 at 11:22 am

    What a beautiful haiga! I really liked it! :)

    • Vidya Sury

      February 8, 2012 at 4:18 pm

      Thank you, Amber!

  14. sheila

    February 8, 2012 at 1:00 pm

    Love these! Very beautiful!

    • Vidya Sury

      February 8, 2012 at 4:18 pm

      Thank YOU, Sheila! :D

  15. Tess The Bold Life

    February 8, 2012 at 1:48 pm

    I love this! I haven’t written haiku for years…I need to change that!

    • Vidya Sury

      February 8, 2012 at 4:22 pm

      Thank you, Tess! This series is a haiku-a-day (based on prompts) from Feb 1 to 29. I am writing this for the first time, and enjoying it very much. I’d love to read what you write!

  16. Lisa @ Grandma's Briefs

    February 8, 2012 at 3:54 pm

    Great haiku! Great words to live by! (And I love that photo, too.)

    • Vidya Sury

      February 8, 2012 at 4:24 pm

      Dear Lisa! Thank you! I wrote my first ever haiku on Feb 1 :-). It has been a big discovery for me because I had no idea I’d love doing it so much! (I’ve been enjoying your posts very much!)

  17. My Inner Chick

    February 9, 2012 at 4:10 am

    –Vidya,
    I’ve been lovin’ your haikus!

    Happy Thursday. Xxxx Kissssssssssssssssssssss

    • Vidya Sury

      February 9, 2012 at 4:43 am

      Kim, I love our connection. Hugs and thanks for the kind words!

  18. Paige | simple mindfulness

    February 9, 2012 at 2:48 am

    Beautiful Vidya!

    I wouldn’t be the happy person I am today if it weren’t for all the challenges I faced. Thanks for spreading the message!

    • Vidya Sury

      February 9, 2012 at 4:37 am

      Your story is so inspiring, Paige and so is your blog! Thank you and I am happy we connected!

  19. zephyr

    February 9, 2012 at 4:08 am

    I see that i am perhaps the only Indian friend of yours commenting here :) But loved this one. Anything positive about life and its challenges grabs my eyeballs in an instant. The image reminds me of the young boys who jump from a cliff into the waters of Narmada in Jabalpur for a fee from tourists. they sure know how to monetise a game :D

    • Vidya Sury

      February 9, 2012 at 4:41 am

      Zephyr, you’ve no idea how much I appreciate your visits. My country folk rarely come over and comment. The gratifying part is I know for a fact that all my friends read what I write and prefer to either pop up on IM chat or phone to talk, rather than come here and comment. :-)

      I’ve seen young boys enjoying themselves in the south. Monetizing it – well, we must remember that we have the best “businessmen” in the business :D. I could never bring myself to pay a child to jump off a cliff for fun, but different strokes for different folks!

  20. Mich9

    March 20, 2012 at 12:35 pm