Tag Archives: Haiku

“dinner plate”

Written for:  The Twiglets #155 – “dinner plate” The cat would only eat from a dinner plate. She fixed her plate making sure none of the food touched. white sturdy stock carried swiftly on trays plates in a diner A … Continue reading

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“innocent as air”

Written for:  The Twiglets #154 – “innocent as air” The air touches everyone, even those who are not innocent. innocent as air opinions and judgements unformed a newborn baby Do not blame unhealthy conditions on the air, for we have … Continue reading

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“syrup sky”

Written for:  The Twiglets #153 – “syrup sky” Sun burst through afternoon clouds. Sky looked like warm honey. What if the sky dripped maple syrup raindrops? a tap in the tree scent that wafts up to the sky maple syrup … Continue reading

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“pale distance”

Written for:  The Twiglets #152 – “pale distance” In pale distance/outline of horse is befogged/in the early dawn. smoke pales in distance houses and mountains visible wild fires abate There was a young lady from Memphis whose voice, she thought, … Continue reading

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“block of text”

Written for:  The Twiglets #151 – “block of text” I walked around the block and was assaulted by a wall of trite text. You are blocked from ever using that text. block of printed text left out on a stormy … Continue reading

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focus

Written for:  The Twiglets #150 – “just focus” Focus. This is number one. This is number two. Which looks clearer? Okay, let’s do it again. Focus. Hokus-Pokus if you focus on my right hand you will never see my left … Continue reading

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“the night sleeps”

Written for:  The Twiglets #149 – “the night sleeps” night sleeps during the day while day is on call. Day dissolves in increments until night is fully awake to host stars and moon. While the night sleeps, safety, security reigns. … Continue reading

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crossing water

Written for:  The Twiglets #148 – “crossing water” array of fish crossing the clear waters in a glass-bottom boat crossing the stream on a bumpy log It takes some time to become proficient at mixing hot water with cold and … Continue reading

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dry as the moon

Written for:  The Twiglets #147 – “dry as the moon” Make my martini dry as the moon. His skin felt arid as the moon’s surface. a Supermoon  looks like you can reach to touch it an illusion There was a … Continue reading

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Donegal

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1751 Lough Derg, Donegal (Ireland) “Ireland, that beautiful small country next to the UK. Ireland is known for it’s deep mystic history … but there are also several pilgrim’s routes in Ireland. Just like in Australia, … Continue reading

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