#Vacation: “Keyboard Vacation Haiku,” by Wendy Greenley


Keyboard Vacation Haiku

By Wendy Greenley

Bon voyage.
Lizards dart between my sandy toes
while frogs sing love songs.

Inhale salt spray as
imagination wanders.
Write yourself there, too.


A mother of two, Wendy Greenley has also been an ice cream scooper, night security guard, microbiologist, and attorney. Her debut picture book, Lola Shapes the Sky, released in March 2019. You can visit her website at www.wendygreenley.com and connect with Wendy on Facebook and Twitter: @wendygreenley.


notepad-117597__480SUMMER STARTERS:  Looking for new writing/illustrating ideas?  Is the weather hot, but your mind cool?  If so, then check out these prompts from award-winning children’s author (and EPA-SCBWI member) Tony Fredericks.  Ready!  Set!  Go!

  • Corey gets a letter from his brother in Japan.  For twelve years Corey was certain he was an only child.
  • Cameroon is a country on the west coast of Africa.  There are many stories and many tales about the people who live in this ancient country.
  • Angus is a goat who spends every night staring at the moon.  He is certain there is a “goat in the moon.”
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2 Responses to #Vacation: “Keyboard Vacation Haiku,” by Wendy Greenley

  1. Chrissa Pedersen says:

    Intimate and surprising, I love haikus 🙂 Thanks Wendy.

  2. Brinton Culp says:

    Ah, writing can take us anywhere–thanks!

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