Videoku #001 ~ Wind ~ #009 February 2014 – Free Verse Haibun for #FWF Free Write Friday: Video Prompt (Plus) NaHaiWriMo Days 21 and 22

 

Words on Videoku #001 ~ Wind

 

on second thought. again. no, possibly the 93rd thought on posting this video. i wanted to try. because i like the idea. poetry sound. poetic sound. poetic visual. visual poetry. 

okay. i’m a long way off knowing what appeals to me about this process. or maybe end product. still. . . . something. somehow. does appeal to me. do i have to know what i’m doing before i do it? 

no. that’s not the way i work. or even play.

placing it out there. for you. to see. will force me to take a harder look. 

seeing a strip of visual is. . . . has had a curious effect on me. it is not the visual that i see as much as what it triggers in me.

excitement.

otherwise. i am unlikely to have shown this videoku on wind. my videoku on wind. with the most basic video recording device. and little experience with sound in this process. still. . . . trying is a good thing. imo. 

i’m still not sure it is a wise thing to do. to show it. however it may free me up to do another. because i believe the next one i do will be better. and who said i had to be wise anyway?

we all place things out here. for others to see. for the public eye. is that a courage thing? or an ego thing? what is it we are doing? a like me thing? 

so now. when i see a strip of video i’m looking at more than the video. i’m looking at how it is done. can i do that? what will i do different next time because i saw this? i like things. the silence in what i can see must have a sound. does the sound come to me because i hear no sound yet see the visual? interesting. exploration. isn’t that what we do? explore? even in a free write with a focus, yes. i think i do. explore. i like that.

is exploration for self only? 

not when we place it before others. 

where have i gone in this free write? heck. i was going to sleep. and then i looked up the free write challenge. and came here to write. and post. and maybe. let go. 

 

a walk in wind

the sound of winter

a walk in wind

 

February 22, 2014 

6:39 AM

unedited

 

Digital Video

  • LGA340 (Very Basic) Digital Phone Camera/Video
  • iMovie Version 10.0.2
  • YouTube

 

My response to the #FWF Free Write Friday: Silent Video Image Prompt—free verse for Kellie Elmore’s (.com) blog challenge of February 21, 2014..  

This may or may not be acceptable as haibun or haibun thinking. I am presenting it in that format. Whether it is or is not I will leave up to others at this point. 

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NaHaiWriMo

Some of my haiku on days 21 and 22 for Michael Dylan Welch’s NaHaiWriMo (National Haiku Writing Month on Facebook) follow. Through NaHaiWriMo we are encouraged to write at least one haiku a day for the month of February (or all year long as the prompts continue all year long too). Prompts can be found on Facebook—which are optional. I post my daily haiku as I post, which means I may post several days together in one post. The haiku are from the days as indicated although they may not represent all I write on these days.   

 

National Haiku Writing Month

February 2014

1 haiku per day or more

 

2-21-2014

BRUSSELS SPROUTS is the prompt for February 21, 2014

 

brussels sprouts

 

brussels sprouts

I check the menu a second time

snow

 

*

 

brussels sprouts

I check the weather a second time

rain

 

*

 

brussels sprouts 

six more weeks of ice

this winter

 

*

 

written

on brussels sprout leaves

haiku this winter

 

*

 

the advantage 

of small writing implements

brussels sprouts ku

 

*

 

brussels sprouts I set the seed packet aside

 

*

 

brussels sprouts 

the seed packet set aside

on the kitchen table

 

*

 

brussels sprouts 

I have second thoughts

this winter

 

*

 

brussels sprouts 

the soup cools quicker

than I want it to

 

the soup cools quicker 

than I want it to this winter

brussels sprouts

 

*

 

brussels sprouts

the kids have homework

through dinner

 

*

 

brussels sprouts

in contemplation tonight

I chop liver

 

*

 

a dinner party 

I didn’t want to attend

brussels sprouts

  

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2-22-2014

BARN is the prompt for February 22, 2014

 

winter

the trek to the barn

twice as long

 

*

 

barn cats

fewer mice in the grain

this winter

 

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