Fujisan Rests - A Month of Daily Haiku (Day 1)

in poetry •  14 days ago  (edited)

01 mt fuji.jpgImage by kimura2 from Pixabay

Fujisan rests.
Erupting from mist forest;
bridging sky and earth.

© Rowan Joyce, all rights reserved.

Mount Fuji, Japanese Fuji-san, also spelled Fujisan, also called Fujiyama or Fuji no Yama, is the highest mountain in Japan. It rises to 12,388 feet (3,776 metres) near the Pacific Ocean coast in Yamanashi and Shizuoka ken (prefectures) of central Honshu, about 60 miles (100 km) west of the Tokyo-Yokohama metropolitan area. It is a volcano that has been dormant since its last eruption, in 1707, but is still generally classified as active by geologists.
Source: www.britannica.com

I have decided to challenge myself for the next month - from today until the 06th of September - to post a daily Haiku on steem. Each week will have a different theme based on picture prompts from either Pixabay.com or Unsplash.com. This week's broad theme is different natural environments.

I have created a new tag #monthofhaiku. If anyone wants to replicate the challenge please feel free, I will check the tag occasionally and try to curate the better Haiku. However, this is not meant to be a challenge to the writers community, I have an extremely busy month ahead, and I started this as a personal challenge so that I didn't drift away from posting on steem. Please, forgive me if I'm slow to respond to comments or am not around on discord, I have had to reassess my priorities over the last few weeks.

The picture used in this post is creative commons, linked below pic. If you have enjoyed this Haiku, please check out my homepage @raj808 for similar content. Thank you.






natural medicine.gif



Authors get paid when people like you upvote their post.
If you enjoyed what you read here, create your account today and start earning FREE STEEM!
Sort Order:  

Thank you so much for participating in the Partiko Delegation Plan Round 1! We really appreciate your support! As part of the delegation benefits, we just gave you a 3.00% upvote! Together, let’s change the world!

Having actually seen Fijisan from a distance, that haiku nails it.

Posted using Partiko Android

That's great to hear Fiona. I'm glad it turned out a reasonably decent poetic interpretation :)

I've never been to Japan but was just going off the image for inspiration. One day I hope to visit Japan for the natural environments rather than the hustle/bustle of Tokyo ;-)

Hi @raj808!

Your post was upvoted by @steem-ua, new Steem dApp, using UserAuthority for algorithmic post curation!
Your UA account score is currently 4.696 which ranks you at #1660 across all Steem accounts.
Your rank has dropped 10 places in the last three days (old rank 1650).

In our last Algorithmic Curation Round, consisting of 180 contributions, your post is ranked at #31.

Evaluation of your UA score:
  • Some people are already following you, keep going!
  • The readers appreciate your great work!
  • Try to work on user engagement: the more people that interact with you via the comments, the higher your UA score!

Feel free to join our @steem-ua Discord server

A lovely haiku to Mount Fuji my friend!

Hello @raj808, thank you for sharing this creative work! We just stopped by to say that you've been upvoted by the @creativecrypto magazine. The Creative Crypto is all about art on the blockchain and learning from creatives like you. Looking forward to crossing paths again soon. Steem on!