Category Archives: Haiku

Haiku–Memorial Day

Old rich men sending young people to die in war. It’s always been so. To preserve freedom Americans pay the price: illusion foisted. Honor the people who fight and die forever, not the politics. (imgyi.com)

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Haiku–Reading Tea Loves

Tea sips hot and sweet. Savoring closes my eyes. The Asian black loves. (top: webmd.com; bottom: filipek.genfolio.com)

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Haiku–Polaris on Deck

Awake: cannot sleep. The deck beckons; I am rapt. Hello, Polaris.

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Haiku–Rain’s Kiss

Wet snap rolling through; my hat loosens but stays on. The rain kisses me. (top: katu.com; happy feet: blogs.reed.edu)

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Haiku–Community

I lean, very still. A young Junco, unaware, hops across my foot. Community is all of us, hearts in concert, living together. (dark-eyed junco: pacificnorthwestbirds.com; junco feeding cowbird: coastodian.org)

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Haiku–Facing Dichotomy

Arise with the sun; Gasoline gets me to work. Today is Earth Day.

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Haiku–The Full Robin

Impossibly fat, Robin waves her tail at me. Full of eggs, methinks. (robin: wallpaperest.com; eggs: flickr.com)

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Haiku–Bright Tracks

Walking tracks, bright sun, cold bites around the edges: a day with promise.

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Haiku–Moss

Moss spreads through my lawn. It’s green and soft: no mowing. What is wrong with moss?   (top: hdwallpapersfactory.com; bottom: mountainmoss.com)

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Haiku–Punk Bird

Steller’s jay squawking: the bird with a punk haircut lets me know he’s there.   (top: en.wikipedia.org; bottom: blogs.evergreen.edu)

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