Tag Archives: Haiku

“heaven’s cliché”

Written for: The Twiglets #215 – “heaven’s cliché” Heavens to Betsy! The righteous go to heaven. Betsy is righteous; Betsy goes to heaven. rain fell in silver needles when the heavens opened. blackberry juice runs down her chin–sweet purple a … Continue reading

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we have more

Written for: The Twiglets #124 – “we have more” We have more vaccine coming in next week. Sorry, no appointments are available, but we have more vaccine coming in next week. No more wine left? No, but I know where … Continue reading

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“we lie close”

Written for: The Twiglets #212 – “we lie close” A lie is not close to the truth Lying close we each dream our own dreams lying close to ocean waves silver crest in noon day sun A powerful man bent … Continue reading

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Pattern

Written for: Sunday Muse #145 (posted by Chrissa) late afternoon sun pattern of writing on snow filters through the trees http://thesundaymuse.blogspot.com/

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“at close range”

Written for: The Twiglets #211 – “at close range” at close range her makeup appeared garish The baseball player had lost his range of motion meadow flowers dance colors whirl in Summer breeze at close range A man who sent … Continue reading

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“up for grabs”

Written for: The Twiglets #210 – “up for grabs” What am I bid for this classic set of Fiesta ware? Making a declaration– I have had enough. If you want to date her, you have my blessing and my pity. … Continue reading

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“hung from pegs”

Written for: The Twiglets #209 – “hung from pegs” The coat hung askew on a peg. Aging yellowed photographs pegged to a wall backpack hung by strap heaviness putting a strain on the wooden peg He was a braggart through … Continue reading

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“a long silence”

Written for: The Twiglets #208 – “a long silence” If you confess love to someone and are met with a long silence, walk away. Just as monks may take a vow of silence, others take a vow of unending babble. … Continue reading

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clear air

Written for: Carpe Diem #1842 End Of Year “In classical Japan (following the Lunar calendar) there was a fifth season ”New Year”, and this season was from approximately 20 December ’til 20 January.” after New Year’s Eve life hasn’t changed … Continue reading

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sister haiku

two sisters laugh recalling Dad’s old expressions on a couch New Year’s Eve

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