Where… #midnighthaiku

Many seek elsewhere

Paradise is tropical

Blind to here and now

About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com.
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11 Responses to Where… #midnighthaiku

  1. kirizar says:

    Weird. I kept trying to find the Haiku and it didn’t appear until I clicked on comments. I was drawn because I’ve always found the Bird of Paradise flower to be so exotic and entrancing. I cannot imagine a place in the world in which they are considered common as a daisy or a tulip might be here. Do you suppose some people actually pass them by with out appreciation?

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  2. We used to have birds of paradise flowers in California – haven’t seen them as much around here. But the haiku also reminds me of California; we moved there, thinking it was all sunshine and beaches and fun times. On my second or third week living in a ramshackle, overpriced apartment, I overheard a guy on the phone talking about how he wanted to move to the east coast, where the sun always shined and he could sit on the beach. I laughed, realizing that I hadn’t appreciated what I gave up.

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  3. Sadje says:

    We often ignore what is right in front of our noses

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  4. willowdot21 says:

    Again do true 💜

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  5. We do get blase about things on our doorstep.. I remember when I lived in Wales and used to go trekking up Cader or Snowdon and the number of locals who had never walked up either and seen the stunning views from the top..I have noticed that about other tourist hot spots too. As you say the grass is always greener…take it from a recovering nomad!! xx

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