Tag Archives: Haiku

“she’s a leaf”

Written for: The Twiglets #195 – “she’s a leaf” She’s a leaf I’m a twig It’s a relief she weighs less than a pig. In a butterfly flutter, she sways and becomes a fallen leaf. burnished red leaf she picks … Continue reading

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Last Words

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #37: Last Messages “In East Asia (Japan, China, Korea) there is a long tradition of death poems called jisei, reflecting on one’s own death and/or death in general. They are supposed to … Continue reading

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“catch one”

Written for: The Twiglets #194 – “catch one” Catch one falling leaf and you will not catch a cold. The catch is you cannot just eat one. line dangles in lake expectant boy holds a rod not a fish in … Continue reading

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“out-of-focus”

Written for: The Twiglets #193 – “out-of-focus” She thought her eyes were out of focus when she saw the work of Jackson Pollack. Please focus me out of the photo. watches bluebird from tree with binoculars cracked, out of focus … Continue reading

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“into fall’s hands”

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe = Tuesday Writing Prompt Today’s prompt: into fall’s hands (Devereaux and Amanda) into fall’s hands last leaves that denude trees scatter on sidewalks https://godoggocafe.com/2020/09/01/tuesday-writing-prompt-challenge-sept-1-2020/

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sunflower haiku

Written for: Sunday Muse #123 sunflowers, heads bent in a field of yellow and black one holds out hope http://thesundaymuse.blogspot.com/

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“jampots and butter”

Written for: The Twiglets – “jampots & butter” Well butter me up and slather me with jam– haven’t seen you in ages! I am a blackberry jampot thick and fragrant, looking for spot. A creamy soft butter would make my … Continue reading

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“blooming white”

Written for:  The Twiglets #189 – “blooming white” This bloomin’ white shirt is now green. Explain! He sent her a dozen white roses still blooming. blooms white in garden elegance is unmatched calla lilies A young woman from a rural … Continue reading

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sky shades

Written for:  Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt “Beneath the surface of the night” twilight’s purple-pink sky of vibrant beauty peeks ‘neath surface of night https://godoggocafe.com/

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“sleepy water”

Written for:  The Twiglets #188 – “sleepy water” drip      drop d  r  i  p      d  r  o  p the lake lay heavy like murky mud, sans moonlight still, sleepy jump in that empty aqua pool wake … Continue reading

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