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Tranquility (Haiku)

Updated on July 9, 2012
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Silent waves crashing

Birds swiftly humming love songs

Tranquility found

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Aubrey,

      Thanks, I appreciate it!

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      A.E. Williams 

      6 years ago from Hampton, GA

      Short and sweet, Josh. Thanks for that!

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Suzette,

      Thanks for commenting! And for the encouraging compliment!

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      Suzette Walker 

      6 years ago from Taos, NM

      Beautiful, josh. You have managed to capture tranquility. The photo is perfect. You are quite talented at this!

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Vivian,

      Thanks for visiting and giving me such a sweet comment!

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      Vivian-tmt-hnp 

      6 years ago from USA.

      6:40pm Wednesday July 11, 2012

      Dear josh3418,

      Your mind is so immense like sea.

      Vivian

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Emrald,

      Thanks for stopping by, glad you enjoyed it!

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      emraldwolf 

      6 years ago

      That is beautiful! I have a hub video that shows my road trips, you should look at it.

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Docmo,

      Thanks I appreciate that!

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      Mohan Kumar 

      6 years ago from UK

      Good haiku, josh-man. You're getting very good at this. beautiful!

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Mary,

      Again thanks for commenting and being such a great supporter of my works. I hope I have been returning the favor!

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      Mary Craig 

      6 years ago from New York

      For something so short it is immensely powerful...truly tranquility found...

      The photo is so complimentary to this haiku, you can almost feel the 'silent waves' crashing over you.

      Voted up and beautiful!!!!

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Linda,

      Yes it does, but the pills are rather large! :)

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      6 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Excellent haiku! I'll take some of that tranquility...does it come in pill form? :)

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Penny,

      Once again, thanks for your continued support!

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      pennyofheaven 

      6 years ago from New Zealand

      It is truly amazing when we find tranquility. Awesome hub!

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Helen,

      Thanks you, much appreciated!

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      oceansider 

      6 years ago

      Josh, this was lovely, thank you!

      Helen

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Mhatter,

      Thanks for your addition, maybe I should change it?

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      Martin Kloess 

      6 years ago from San Francisco

      Silent waves rushing

      Till wings of my heart resolve

      Tranquility found

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Michelle,

      Thanks, appreciate it! Thanks for your ongoing support of my work, it is a blessing and an encouragement!

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      Michelle Liew 

      6 years ago from Singapore

      Beautiful pic and Haiku, Josh. LIke the perspective of this pic, very forward looking.

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Michelle,

      So many people have commented on the picture, it is so very beautiful isn't? Thanks for reading. Have a great night!

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      Michelle Taylor 

      6 years ago from New Jersey

      This is one of the reasons why I love haiku, short and sweet but with meaning. It's always cool to see how much can be conveyed in so few words. I love the picture you chose to go with it as well, really sets the tone nicely.

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Snow,

      Thanks so much for your nice comments and support!

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      snowdrops 

      6 years ago from The Second Star to the Right

      Josh..astonishing. You really have the gift of beautiful wariting. keep it up.

      More haikus please.

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Christy,

      Thanks for that comment. Glad your evening was peaceful.

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      Christy Birmingham 

      6 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      Ah, tranquility. Your words make the evening more peaceful.

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Rajan,

      Thanks for the kind comment.

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Cyndi,

      I am glad you were able to enjoy it and envision the ocean. That is what I was going for.

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 

      6 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      Beautiful poem. The calmness of the ocean goes well with the haiku.

      Voted up & beautiful.

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      Cynthia Calhoun 

      6 years ago from Western NC

      I definitely had visions of peace and tranquility in these words. Nice! I'm now filled with visions of ocean waves, a vibrant forest and peace. :)

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Sue,

      Thanks for reading! Tranquility is awesome, but hard to come by! Thanks for the votes!

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      Sueswan 

      6 years ago

      Hi Josh

      Simply beautiful. Ah! tranquillity

      Voted up and away

      Take care :)

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Carter,

      I am glad you enjoyed this Haiku, I love the picture!

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      Mary 

      6 years ago from Cronulla NSW

      Just beautiful josh in every way...so peaceful...you got me...could look at the photo forever...VUA & shared

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Beckie,

      Thanks. How come you didn't mention that the picture was awesome? Lol you make me smile :)

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      Shining Irish Eyes 

      6 years ago from Upstate, New York

      AWESOME PICTURE!!!!!!!!!

      Great haiku, and did I remember to mention AWESOME PICTURE!!!!

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Nancy,

      Thanks!

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      Nancy Yager 

      6 years ago from Hamburg, New York

      Thee picture says it all.

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Marlene,

      Thanks so much for that feedback, it is much appreciated! That means that what I was going for actually worked! Thanks Marlene.

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Janine,

      Thanks, glad you were able to picture it! That is great feedback, seeing this is only my second Haiku.

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Michelle,

      Thanks I appreciate you and your comments! Thanks for the votes.

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Shauna,

      Thanks, I appreciate it!

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Bob,

      Awesome addition! And no you don't have to quote me LOL

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      dghbrh,

      I am glad you got that vibe, because that is what I was going for!

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Deep Metaphysical,

      Thanks for reading, and glad you enjoyed it! I love this picture as well!

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      Joshua Zerbini 

      6 years ago from Pennsylvania

      fpherj48,

      Thanks! It is my second attempt at a Hakiu, so I am glad you have given me such good feedback!

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      lovedoctor926 

      6 years ago

      Awesome haiku Josh. I have the U-verse Showcase channel on almost every night. They have beautiful scenes of the ocean, mountains and beautiful images of nature with peaceful music in the background. I read, write and just close my eyes and just let myself experience the tranquility. Voted up!

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      Janine Huldie 

      6 years ago from New York, New York

      I have always loved the beach and the ocean. That said this poem truly is so succinct and describes the ocean just beautifully. Sharing and voting up.

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      Michelle Liew 

      6 years ago from Singapore

      This a a beautiful haiku. Says so much within a few syllables. Voted up.

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      Shauna L Bowling 

      6 years ago from Central Florida

      Beautiful, Josh!

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      Civil War Bob 

      6 years ago from Glenside, Pennsylvania

      Good work, Josh...up, useful, beautiful, and interesting...I let my mind wander off, as your summary said we should, and look what message I found in the bottle that floated up on the beach in the Land of Bob:

      Silent waves crashing

      Birds swiftly humming love songs

      Channel changer found

      ...go figger! ;)

      Do I have to cite you as a source since I'm quoting you back to you?!

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      deergha 

      6 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

      sublime is the only feeling coming to mind....

      voted up and shared.....

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      Deep Biswas 

      6 years ago from India

      Ahh the sea! The everlasting sea! So much peace every wave can bring. Rupturing image, beautiful haiku.

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      Paula 

      6 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Josh....short, simple yet profound ...and POWERFUL. The picture is simply breathtaking!! UP and awesome.

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