Winter

Winter

A Haiku

Photo by Ian Keefe on Unsplash

Inclement weather,
Unpredictable forecasts,
Will it snow, or not?


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Li Carter is a writer, artist and crafter. She lives in South Wales, UK, with her family, and five rescue dogs. She’s on Twitter @rbcreativeli , Facebook: Rainbow Butterfly Creative, and Instagram @rainbowbutterflycreative and is the author of My Only True Friend: The Beginning. She is currently working on a new series titled The QuickSilver Chronicles. She is the original Rainbow Butterfly, and wants to fill an ever darkening world with a little bit of beauty and creativity.

Cold

Cold

A Haiku-ish

Photo by Bryan Rodriguez on Unsplash

When the cold wind blows,
It freezes your nose and toes,
The only cure is…

Chocolate and marshmallows…


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Li Carter is a writer, artist and crafter. She lives in South Wales, UK, with her family, and five rescue dogs. She’s on Twitter @rbcreativeli , Facebook: Rainbow Butterfly Creative, and Instagram @rainbowbutterflycreative and is the author of My Only True Friend: The Beginning. She is currently working on a new series titled The QuickSilver Chronicles. She is the original Rainbow Butterfly, and wants to fill an ever darkening world with a little bit of beauty and creativity.

Tormented

Tormented

A Haiku

Photo by Stefano Pollio on Unsplash

Anguish within me,
I’m tormented inside. I’m
drowning, falling, lost.


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Li Carter is a writer, artist and crafter. She lives in South Wales, UK, with her family, and five rescue dogs. She’s on Twitter @rbcreativeli , Facebook: Rainbow Butterfly Creative, and Instagram @rainbowbutterflycreative and is the author of My Only True Friend: The Beginning. She is currently working on a new series titled The QuickSilver Chronicles. She is the original Rainbow Butterfly, and wants to fill an ever darkening world with a little bit of beauty and creativity.

Snow

Snow

A Poem

Photo by Emily Toycen on Unsplash

Crisp white crystals,
Tumbling; falling,
Cold frosty mornings,
Frozen fingers and toes.

Snowdrops peep up from below,
Crocuses burst with colour,
Birds roam the ground for food,
The promise of new life.

White sky,
White ground,
So clean and bright,
A perfect winter’s morning.


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Li Carter is a writer, artist and crafter. She lives in South Wales, UK, with her family, and five rescue dogs. She’s on Twitter @rbcreativeli , Facebook: Rainbow Butterfly Creative, and Instagram @rainbowbutterflycreative and is the author of My Only True Friend: The Beginning. She is currently working on a new series titled The QuickSilver Chronicles. She is the original Rainbow Butterfly, and wants to fill an ever darkening world with a little bit of beauty and creativity.

Scared

Scared

A Haiku

Photo by Hailey Kean on Unsplash

The fear creeping in,
Crippling my breathing,
Violent trembling.


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Li Carter is a writer, artist and crafter. She lives in South Wales, UK, with her family, and five rescue dogs. She’s on Twitter @rbcreativeli , Facebook: Rainbow Butterfly Creative, and Instagram @rainbowbutterflycreative and is the author of My Only True Friend: The Beginning. She is currently working on a new series titled The QuickSilver Chronicles. She is the original Rainbow Butterfly, and wants to fill an ever darkening world with a little bit of beauty and creativity.

A Week For Haiku

A Week For Haiku

A Fortnight-Long Series

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This week has been more than a little rough for me. At first, I thought it was just my TMJD playing up, but it turns out that that, combined with anxiety really can knock you sideways.

I have found myself struggling to write much of anything because of brain fuzz and migraines, so I’ve been writing a lot of Haiku’s. I thought I’d share them here.

I hope you’ve liked them. I figured I’d explain why I suddenly shared a week of Haiku, so.. I guess now, you know.

In the meantime, I am feeling a little less fuzzy, and I am hoping that I can start writing as per ‘normal’ (well, as normal as I get…)


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Li Carter is a writer, artist and crafter. She lives in South Wales, UK, with her family, and five rescue dogs. She’s on Twitter @rbcreativeli , Facebook: Rainbow Butterfly Creative, and Instagram @rainbowbutterflycreative and is the author of My Only True Friend: The Beginning. She is currently working on a new series titled The QuickSilver Chronicles. She is the original Rainbow Butterfly, and wants to fill an ever darkening world with a little bit of beauty and creativity.

Get Inspired!

Get Inspired!

A Haiku-ish..

Photo by Fachy Marín on Unsplash

When the block’s in place,
The answer is simply this:
Look at your life, and…

Get inspired!


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Li Carter is a writer, artist and crafter. She lives in South Wales, UK, with her family, and five rescue dogs. She’s on Twitter @rbcreativeli , Facebook: Rainbow Butterfly Creative, and Instagram @rainbowbutterflycreative and is the author of My Only True Friend: The Beginning. She is currently working on a new series titled The QuickSilver Chronicles. She is the original Rainbow Butterfly, and wants to fill an ever darkening world with a little bit of beauty and creativity.

Anxiety’s Curse

Anxiety’s Curse

A Haiku

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When you’re feeling low,
Is when it comes creeping in,
And traps you in fear.


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Li Carter is a writer, artist and crafter. She lives in South Wales, UK, with her family, and five rescue dogs. She’s on Twitter @rbcreativeli , Facebook: Rainbow Butterfly Creative, and Instagram @rainbowbutterflycreative and is the author of My Only True Friend: The Beginning. She is currently working on a new series titled The QuickSilver Chronicles. She is the original Rainbow Butterfly, and wants to fill an ever darkening world with a little bit of beauty and creativity.

Click Bait

Click Bait

A Haiku

Photo by Sergi Kabrera on Unsplash

Fake news on the net,
Catchy headlines require “click”
& Content doesn’t match.


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Li Carter is a writer, artist and crafter. She lives in South Wales, UK, with her family, and five rescue dogs. She’s on Twitter @rbcreativeli , Facebook: Rainbow Butterfly Creative, and Instagram @rainbowbutterflycreative and is the author of My Only True Friend: The Beginning. She is currently working on a new series titled The QuickSilver Chronicles. She is the original Rainbow Butterfly, and wants to fill an ever darkening world with a little bit of beauty and creativity.

Writer’s Block

Writer’s Block

A Haiku

Photo by Hannah Olinger on Unsplash

When I cannot write,
Every single word’s a fight,
As I stare at white.


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Li Carter is a writer, artist and crafter. She lives in South Wales, UK, with her family, and five rescue dogs. She’s on Twitter @rbcreativeli , Facebook: Rainbow Butterfly Creative, and Instagram @rainbowbutterflycreative and is the author of My Only True Friend: The Beginning. She is currently working on a new series titled The QuickSilver Chronicles. She is the original Rainbow Butterfly, and wants to fill an ever darkening world with a little bit of beauty and creativity.