March 15: Childhood

Photo Essay on the Essence of Childhood

photos by Cloaked Monk

rolling down hills
hair, legs, arms flying
essence of freedom

March 15th is “Absolutely Incredible Kid Day.” Reflect on childhood.

Please add your link in the comments or paste your submission into the comments.  Be a good neighbor and visit and comment on other folk’s works!

Please tag your work “MarchChallenge”

P.S.  A compilation of all links can be found here.

Today’s Postings:

Viv in France

Cloaked Monk

Renee

Verse in a Nutshell

Honey Haiku

Luna Witch

Buddha's World of the Arts

Mike Patrick

Lady Nimue

Becca Givens

Mangetout Etc.

Sharmishtha Basu

Light Verse

Margaret Bednar – Art Happens 365

Melinda Penn:  Chocolate Bars 4 Thoughts

Categories: Poetry Post-a-Day

21 comments

  1. goldenhairbear10 said on March 14, 2011
    http://verseinanutshell.wordpress.com/2011/03/14/understand/
  2. honeyhaiku said on March 14, 2011
    The essence of childhood! http://honeyhaiku.wordpress.com/2011/03/13/timepiece/
  3. lunawitch15 said on March 14, 2011
    http://lunawitch15.wordpress.com/2011/03/14/just-because-i-left/ hmmm
  4. Jamie Dedes said on March 15, 2011
    What a fine idea. I will explore the other links. Thank you! Lovely post.
  5. Teri C said on March 15, 2011
    You truly did capture the essence of childhood. Love it and remember being that child.
  6. Paulo Guimaraes said on March 15, 2011
    Ahh, youth, wasted on the young,lol! Good write, gonna do mine now.
  7. Paulo Guimaraes said on March 15, 2011
    Here is my submission: http://thewaytoshaolin.blogspot.com/2011/03/haiku-for-march-challenge_14.html
  8. Olivia said on March 15, 2011
    Truly enchanting.. like a breeze of cool air!! Very well written :)
  9. Mike Patrick said on March 15, 2011
    I'm not running so far behind,so here goes. http://thepoetsquill.wordpress.com/2011/03/14/be-my-sister/
  10. Mike Patrick said on March 15, 2011
    Cloaked Monk, weren't those some wonderful times, rolling down a hill. Simple pleasures.
  11. dani said on March 15, 2011
    oops ~ wrong link {sorry} here's the correct link: http://haikulovesongs.wordpress.com/2011/03/14/the-pattern-of-my-life/
  12. ladynimue said on March 15, 2011
    Ha ! this was so so fun !! both rolling down the hill and now this post . Mine here : http://ladynimue.wordpress.com/2011/03/14/maths/
  13. vivinfrance said on March 15, 2011
    Your pictures, the haiku took me back to that wonderful sense of I can do anything freedom. Lovely. Nice prompt, too.
  14. Becca Givens said on March 15, 2011
    Joyous giggles during those rolls ... :-) http://beccagivens.wordpress.com/2011/03/15/reminiscence/
  15. earlybird said on March 15, 2011
    lovely nostalgic pictures! oh to have a grassy slope! the smell of the grass and the stripy stains it leaves... Here's my comment on childhood http://mangetoutetc.wordpress.com/2011/03/15/childhood/
  16. trisha said on March 15, 2011
    JUST ADORED IT! full of childish glee and ecstassy. trisha http://sharmishthabasu.wordpress.com/2011/03/09/childhood/
  17. Margaret Bednar said on March 15, 2011
    Love it! I think I'm going to go find a hill today... :) Here is mine. Thank you! My poem
  18. fiveloaf said on March 15, 2011
    reminded me of myself .. feeling nostalgic now haha! here's my potluck.. http://fiveloaf.wordpress.com/2010/04/27/cheesecake/
  19. Kavita said on March 15, 2011
    Aaahh...what a delight!! Childhood AND your haiku... AND the amazing stream of pictures! :) Really sweet!
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    Colin Stewart said on March 16, 2011
    Here's mine, a lil' bit late in the day, but I figured you would want it anyways. :P And I love your story... oh... and the fake pink bandana the girl is wearing. Here's a story I wrote about a younger childhood experience; http://chocolatebarsforthoughts.wordpress.com/2011/03/16/swiss-and-german-chocolate/
  21. Jaan Pehchaan said on March 16, 2011
    Well summed up childhood! http://jaanpehchaan.wordpress.com/2011/03/16/it-is-a-strange-world-we-live-in/

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