Tag Archives: Haiku

“o solo mio”

Written for: The Twiglets #204 – o solo mio “o solo mio,” I said in best Italian accent. No answer. Ask Stevie Wonder for deeper understanding. o solo mio echoes from a gondola a kiss in Venice A gondolier sand … Continue reading

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“colors of life”

Written for: Carpe Diem #1839 colors of life “This month I have chosen the theme “autumn leaves”, and as it says it’s all about kigo for autumn. Today I have chosen the theme “colors of life” and that has to … Continue reading

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“rephrase it”

Written for: The Twiglets #203 – “rephrase it” You said, we’re done– can you rephrase that? a phrase is only as good as its words. young girl recites edge of lake at a picnic audience puzzled A comedian who was … Continue reading

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“be fearless”

Written for: The Twiglets #202 – “be fearless” The lion said to the mouse, ‘be fearless.’ The mouse did not listen. If I were fearless, I would: go skydiving parachute jump ride a motorcycle not need any light in a … Continue reading

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“weedy rail tracks”

Written for: The Twiglets #201 – “weedy rail tracks” Kids loved stepping on weeks grown tall through rails of old train tracks. She sprung up like a weed, thin as a rail. girl gathers weeds in bunches to bring home … Continue reading

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Golden Woods

Written for: Sunday Muse #132 sun shines through branches orange-gold leaves paint the woods step into Fall http://thesundaymuse.blogspot.com/

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“empty window box”

Written for: The Twiglets #200 – “empty window box” The red geraniums felled by Winter leave an empty box on the windowsill. The window box was bare, and crooked, partially pulled out. Raccoons again. looks at empty box her imagination … Continue reading

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“hanging on an echo”

Written for: The Twiglets #199 – “hanging on an echo” On hot summer nights corner a cappella groups kept me hanging on an echo. Was that a scream he heard, reverberating through the woods? He cupped his hands trying to … Continue reading

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“rain through a net”

Written for: The Twiglets #197 – “rain through a net” silver comets slide through net of sky rain water rinsed apples in a netted bowl. a slip of a girl dragged from one home to the next falls through the … Continue reading

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Shapes and Sizes

Written for: Sunday Muse #128 in different landscapes things are not what you expect larger than life http://thesundaymuse.blogspot.com/

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