beyond existence

his ashes embraced

Twiglet #324


A tercet: 3 lines.

A total of 6 words: 1 in the first line, 2 in the second line, and 3 in the third line.

There is no restriction on syllables or stressed or rhymes.


In the ‘reverse’ haynaku, the longest line is placed first and the shortest last. The total is still 6 words: 3 in the first line, 2 in the second line, and 1 in the third line.

Multiple hay(na)ku can be chained to form a longer poem.


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28 responses to “And so forth”

  1. …by the gulf in which they were tossed…. (my father).sigh

    I just saw in the paper that there is a company that will solidifiy ones ashes into an egg shape… I think I’d rather just go with the wind.

    1. 💖sigh…

      Relating to your second comment – an egg, really! I’d rather just go with the wind too.

      1. After donations and science has its’ go round… then ashes. sigh

  2. Another excellent interpretation 🙂

    1. Thank you so much, Sue! 💖

  3. love Eugi and the picture is a perfect match! 💗

    1. Thank you, Cindy! 💖

      1. welcome my friedn! 💞

  4. Well done. XO

    1. Thank you, Ellen.

  5. Mee-yow wow what a poe-em Miss Eugi! You gotted BellaSita an mee thinkin of her hubby Kevin….so wee coe-wrote this Hay(na)ku inn his memoree……here wee go:
    Kevin’ss ashess
    flying free now”
    written an copyrited by BellaDharma an BellaSita Mum 2023

    nose rubss BellaDharma an ((hugss)) BellaSita Mum

    1. 💖💖Beautifully heartfelt and touching!😻😻

      1. It just flowed outta BellaSita am meeself Miss Eugi! Thanx fore comin to mee Poe-etry Nook an supportin mee….

  6. Touching. Works so well with this form.

    1. Thank you, Debi.

  7. Touching poem, so well written.

    1. Thank you, Pooja.

      1. My pleasure.

  8. Splendid.

    1. Thank you, Misky.

  9. A fine analogy with the photograph

    1. Thank you, Derrick.

  10. Lovely.

    1. Thank you, Sadje.

      1. Always a pleasure

  11. Lovely ❤️

    1. Thank you.


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