Tag Archives: Haiku

“soft hands”

Written for: The Twiglets #262 – soft hands With hands of velvet it was evident she did not work as a manual laborer. Her hands were soft and smooth, her heart was jagged and dark. stops in sunlit forest extends … Continue reading

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“you wear pink”

Written for: The Twiglets #261 – you wear pink When you wear pink your face lights up like the first blush of a rose. For her bridesmaid dresses, she asks us to wear bubblegum-pink. sits on high rock waits for … Continue reading

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“sluggish weather”

Written for: The Twiglets #260 – sluggish weather In sluggish weather baseball returns. Slowing to the pace of sluggish weather, January is like an indecisive Covid plan. at base of tree foraged food is collected squirrel takes a nap She … Continue reading

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“cool blue”

Written for: The Twiglets #259 – cool blue sea scent candle burns a cool blue, carries ocean to my senses Novelty of Blue Man Group was cool for a time. she blues the river mirroring weeping willow with trickling tears … Continue reading

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“a snip of smoke”

Written for: The Twiglets #258 – “a snip of smoke” Headline belied wide scope of tragedy by reading, A Snip of Smoke. Silver snips of smoke curled like a spiral of ribbon. poised with scissors smoky haze fading to light … Continue reading

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“even better”

Written for: The Twiglets #257 – “even better” The joy on someone’s face when they open your gift is even better than getting presents. She took odds he took evens she lost bet. white lotus blossom floats in gleaming lake, … Continue reading

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“underneath my ribs”

Written for: The Twiglets #255 – “underneath my ribs” My dog had skin and fur overlaying his ribs. Now his ribs ride on top. So chilled, I felt the cold creep underneath my ribs. child cries, breath shallow has been … Continue reading

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“from here to there”

Written for: The Twiglets #254 – “from here to there” From here to there is a longer distance than you think. Splotches of colors here and there, do not a painting make. here is my heart a fragile, beating comfort … Continue reading

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Tears

Written for: Miz Quickly – Day 21 – Emotion tears tumble down she fears there is no way out until she can float https://imprompt.wordpress.com/author/mizquickly/

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Thursday Meetings

Written for: November 2021 PAD – Day 18 “Write a Thursday poem.” she waits in sunshine nice weather every Thursday his only day off https://www.writersdigest.com/write-better-poetry/2021-november-pad-chapbook-challenge-day-18

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