A Cup of Haiku

Blog Post #100

It’s Tuesday, so that means it is time for some poetry! Yes, it’s Haikuesday, once again!

My poem for today is actually a haiku that I composed and posted back in June on Twitter. I rather like this one, so I thought I would repost it here for my 100th WordPress postaday!!


A delicate cup / steam curls up scenting the air / a bell chimes the hour


Day 19 <sigh> Still clearing out the kitchen — I am finding it a little sad that I have so much stuff that has been unused and forgotten in a cupboard or a drawer. This game is definitely giving me pause.

30-Day Minimalism Game — Day Nineteen

30 Days of Donating/Selling/Trashing
Day 1 – One jacket (donated)
Day 2 – Two serving dishes (donated)
Day 3 – Two decorative bowls + one glass jar (donated)
Day 4 – Four serving plates (donated)
Day 5 – One plastic cake carrier/w lid + one plastic dip & veggie dish/w lid + one footed glass bowl + one small serving bowl + one light fixture (donated)
Day 6 – One large glass salad bowl + one green, rectangular fruit bowl + two baskets + one soup tureen + one angelfood cake pan (donated)
Day 7 – Two baskets + two planters + one ceramic jug + one jar with/hinged lid + one wooden bowl (donated)
Day 8 – One wine decanter + one glass jar w/hinged lid + two terracotta flower pots + one vase + two glass containers + one small wicker basket (donated)
Day 9 – Two glass bottles + Two tea tins + one fish platter + one large oval platter + one glass jar + one tiny white bowl (donated)
Day 10 – Three tin cans + one large glass jar (no lid) (recycled) + one martini glass + one glass hanging terrarium+ one glass bell jar lid + one box of flood lights + one outdoor motion sensor (all donated) + one old bottle of glue (trashed)
Day 11 – Five mugs + two ceramic canisters (with lids) + one vinegar cruet + one milk frother + one small basket (all donated)
Day 12 – Four small soup bowls + one espresso coffee measure + five wine glasses + two mugs (donated)
Day 13 – Two glass jars (recycled) + one small glass pitcher + one travel mug + three mugs + one plastic tumbler + one single-cup coffee press +four wine glasses
Day 14 – Fourteen unmatched wine glasses (thirteen donated & one recycled because it was chipped)
Day 15 – Twelve wine glasses + one kitchen scale + one round casserole dish + one teapot (all donated)
Day 16 – Three glass canisters + one glass apothecary jar + four wine glasses + four large saucers (all donated)
Day 17 – One red glass bowl + one Turkish coffee pot + one packages of silicone baking cups (unopened!!!) + one medium glass jar with lid + two metal water bottles + three travel mugs + one kitchen grater + one tea strainer + one small metal bowl + one ziplock bag filled with plastic straws and utensils + four silicone dish covers (all donated)
Day 18 – Seven small bamboo plates + three popsicle molds + eight unmatched chipped side plates. (donated and trashed)
Day 19 – Two silicone egg poachers + seven mason jars + one Christmas mug + one thingie that makes rice cubes + two badly chipped side plates (into the recycle bin) + three small appie plates + one teeny glass jar + one onion soup bowl + one empty soy sauce bottle (all donated except for the chipped plates)

Total: 190 items






2 thoughts on “A Cup of Haiku”

  1. yay! Congratulations on your 100th postaday on WordPress. And your progress of your 30 day minimalism game too! keep posting and minimalizing Catherine. I had decluttered/minimalized so much before we moved to Yorkton, so we did not have to pack and store stuff we didn’t need. When we got to Yorkton I was looking for some things and realized “oops I donated this and garbaged that” It’s a good thing though!

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  2. Thank you, Donna! It is a mixture of relief and freedom tinged with a tiny bit of remorse. Just a tiny bit, when I second guess myself about getting rid of something. It IS a good thing!

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