Tag Archives: Haiku

“a bare hill

Written for: The Twiglets #298 – a bare hill Smoke rose up from leaping flames leaving a tree- populated hill bare. Jack and Jill climbed the hill. It is a bare fact. riding bareback around bottom of steep hill breeze … Continue reading

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“a bright shadow”

Written for: The Twiglets #297 – a bright shadow As the steely shadows slid upwards, a bright rainbow filled the sky. On a night wall, shadowy figures slipped through, leaving in their wake bright halo of an angel. autumn tree … Continue reading

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“unlit”

Written for: The Twiglets – unlit Inky shadow figures crept unseen across the unlit room. Once fires of passion spark they cannot be unlit. train stops short white mountains fill background lights go out He liked to smoke a fine … Continue reading

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“soft as eggs”

Written for: The Twiglets #295 – soft as eggs My grandparents ate soft-boiled eggs. Looked like diseased, dripping eyes. She always egged on her soft-spoken, timid friend. sits admiring garden, and brilliant-hued birds soft blue of robin’s egg He mercilessly … Continue reading

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“a dark wall”

Written for: The Twiglets #294 – a dark wall All lights were neon bright, flashing against a black wall. Darkened by shadows, the wall was the only way she could feel her way home. surrounded by dark walls of stone … Continue reading

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“the sky leans”

Written for: the Twiglets #293 – the sky leans On some sun-filled afternoons, the sky leans on sun’s shoulders. Clouds vanish above the ocean; only a lean, blue sky is visible. she tilts her head at 90ᴰ angle watches the … Continue reading

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“it’s a stretch”

Written for: The Twiglets #292 – it’s a stretch One size does not fit all. Clothing will hang on someone thin, squeeze and pinch someone plump. It’s a stretch to claim one size fits all. Did you see that catch? … Continue reading

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“all my days”

Written for: The Twiglets #291 – all my days I have no need to count all the days I have had so far. All the days I have left, I prefer to leave a mystery. All my days-a life in … Continue reading

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“ice crushed snow”

Written for: The Twiglets #290 – ice crushed snow You must be speaking of a Sno-cone! When ice crushes snow it’s the best time to make snowballs, so firm when you throw. crunching underfoot she hears sound in still night … Continue reading

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“lightning colors”

Written for: The Twiglets #289 – lightning colors Zig-zag from stark white to streaks of purple electric splitting the sky. Dog’s eyes become widened white orbs, ears at attention when lightning flashes and thunder booms. her face gleams gold as … Continue reading

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