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Monday, February 20, 2012

The Haiku Challenge Day #21 ~ Dedication

 feeding the hungry
a soup kitchen’s caring hearts
the hands of service

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fighting through her pain
a college degree her dream
diploma received

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putting hands to hope
a home built by volunteers
paying it forward

©Susie Clevenger 2012

 There are many opportunities to volunteer. Check out the ones in your community. 
My oldest daughter fought illness to receive her college degree. It shows how the dedication to a dream can see it become a reality
29 Days of 29 Haiku
Today's theme: Dedication


Pranali Kadam said...

Thoughtful,Brave and Hopeful imagery in your Haiku are definitely appreciable.
I loved them,all!
Thanks for such beautiful set.

Heaven said...

very nice examples of dedication...i raise my glass to your daughter and other people who volunteer their time and effort to worthy causes ~

Mama Zen said...

Well done!

Chèvrefeuille said...

Great set of haiku Susie, that's really dedication.

Cloaked Monk/Terri said...

Beautiful and hopeful expressions.

Asni said...

A beautiful dedication to those who give of themselves and to your lovely warrior princess. She is truly inspiring.

Ellecee said...

"Paying it forward" indeed. These Haiku are very meaningful. They represent the different faces of dedication.

Lolamouse said...

Good for her!

⁂ܓVållῐ ⁂ܓ☺ said...

A beautiful set :)

Implicit Dedication

Ed Pilolla said...

what a neat non-fiction haiku. a different animal altogether from fiction, and very well done.

Gemma Wiseman said...

Dedication to both reality and dream has many benefits! Beautiful group of haiku!

Ramesh Sood said...

It touches somewhere deep.. thanks Susie..

becca givens said...

Sources of inspiration ~~ very nicely penned from the first through the last. I know you are extremely proud of your daughter -- as you should be!

Here is my Day 21.

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Dedication can be depicted in so many ways. You've done it in three!

Dedicated to Romancing the Wild

sonsylass said...

Inspiring and touching with a story behind each :-)

Someone is Special said...

'Paying it forward'.. Hopeful.. and true your daughter did the best.. Smiles..

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