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The Haiku Challenge 2012 – Day 20 – Affirmation

by Vidya Sury February 20, 2012 31 comments
It is Day 20 into the challenge and the prompt is “Use all or part of this quote in your haiku: “Live out of your imagination, not your history” What a wonderful quote by Dr.Stephen R.Covey!
An Affirmation
“Live out of your imagination, not your history” 
Image credit riotlainie-qotw.buzznet.com
Shelve your history 
Let your imagination 
take wing. Life awaits. 
Step out of your past 
Learn from your mistakes. Move on. 
Conquer the future 
Forget the spilled milk 
Learn from the past. Recognize 
Your true potential

Written for The Haiku Challenge 2012 – Day 20 – February 20th – Quote: Live out of your imagination, not your history
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Chèvrefeuille February 20, 2012 at 7:41 pm

Awesome! I love the second the most. You did well. The theme was well used.

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Vidya Sury February 22, 2012 at 11:28 am

Thank you! 🙂

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Ellecee February 20, 2012 at 7:50 pm

“conquer the future” is my favorite. All are special.

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Vidya Sury February 22, 2012 at 11:42 am

Thank you, Ellecee, for your kind words

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becca givens February 20, 2012 at 5:42 pm

Very nice set for the prompt, Vidya. Thank you for sharing!
Here is my Day 20.

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Vidya Sury February 22, 2012 at 6:07 am

Thank you, dear Becca!

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Amber February 20, 2012 at 6:00 pm

Nice! The first one is a pearl of wisdom. So beautifully crafted!
Loved the “Metamorphosis”! Teaches us so much!:)

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Vidya Sury February 22, 2012 at 6:12 am

Thank you dear Amber. I was very excited about the caterpillar to butterfly picture! 🙂

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Magical Mystical Teacher February 20, 2012 at 11:46 pm

I like how this starts with an injunction: “Shelve your history.” I will!

Imagine Pigeon Pie or Imagine Corn Soup Simmering

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Vidya Sury February 22, 2012 at 12:03 pm

Oh, thank you, MMT 🙂

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Angela Artemis/Powered by Intuition February 21, 2012 at 12:38 am

Vidya,
This was a marvelous Haiku!
Thank you for the link love!
xoxo,
Angela

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Vidya Sury February 22, 2012 at 12:04 pm

A pleasure, dear Angela! I am so happy you came by!

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Someone is Special February 20, 2012 at 8:30 pm

Vidya you have created a beautiful post here.. Thanks.. I loved the concept of ‘Metamorphosis” created here.. SmileS.

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Vidya Sury February 22, 2012 at 11:54 am

Thank you so much, Saravana. I am enjoying discovering myself 😀

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Cloaked Monk/Terri February 20, 2012 at 10:25 pm

Beautiful set. I like that you don’t have a total disregard for the past, but a learning from the past.

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Vidya Sury February 22, 2012 at 12:01 pm

Ah, Terri, thank you for your comment. I believe our past can define us in many ways and it is up to us to take learning points from it!

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Abby February 21, 2012 at 2:33 am

This is a beautiful progression in regard to transformation. Nice!

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Vidya Sury February 22, 2012 at 12:05 pm

Thank you, dear Abby!

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☂☆ Vållῐ ★♬ February 21, 2012 at 9:53 am

Lovely image of caterpillar turning to butterfly and even lovelier Haiku

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Vidya Sury February 22, 2012 at 12:10 pm

Thank you, dear Valli. Such sweet words!

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Unknown Mami February 21, 2012 at 5:35 am

Excellent advice and very inspiring.

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Vidya Sury February 22, 2012 at 12:07 pm

Thank you, Unknown Mami, I respect my past very much, while I enjoy the present and look forward to the future!

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Paige | simple mindfulness February 21, 2012 at 5:37 am

I love this one Vidya! So often we let our past dictate our future simply because it’s the comfort zone that we’ve created for ourselves. It’s so important to push past this a little each day if we want to create the amazing future that awaits us!

Thank you for this one!

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Vidya Sury February 22, 2012 at 12:08 pm

Yes, Paige, you’re right. Life would be so mediocre if we did not stretch ourselves. Thank you for stopping by!

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My Inner Chick February 21, 2012 at 4:21 pm

–Vidya,
2 Words.

You. ROCKkkkk.
Xxx

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Vidya Sury February 22, 2012 at 12:12 pm

Dear Kim, thank you so much. Hugs to you!

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Lisa @ Grandma's Bruefs February 21, 2012 at 4:33 pm

Ah, that quote–I love it! Great job putting the words into haiku action.

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Vidya Sury February 22, 2012 at 12:14 pm

Oh, thank you, Lisa. Your words mean much to me! 🙂 It is an inspiring quote, isn’t it?

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Tess The Bold Life February 21, 2012 at 10:49 pm

Simply beautiful.

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Vidya Sury February 22, 2012 at 12:17 pm

Thank you, Tess! Really appreciate your visit!

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Kimberly February 22, 2012 at 5:56 pm

Forget the spilled milk and learn from the past.
Yes. Exactly that.
Learn from it.

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