Category Archives: Haiku

Mindful Writing Day

orange shreds and white shell shards drooping faceless Jack-o’-lantern fat squirrel looks for another victim My offering for  Mindful Writing Day, hosted by Fiona Robyn and Writing Our Way Home. There is still time to join in.  Post your stones on … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary, dVerse Poets!

. From my last week’s Twitter postings, a bevy of  haiku in celebration of dVerse Poets first year anniversary: rare beauty of summer / dawn’s light through open curtains / worth the lost hours of sleep // nature’s summer bounty / … Continue reading

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5 Very Short Twitter Poems

Micropoetry for dVerse Poets Open Link Night, Week 46 . Cirrus Clouds and Contrails cirrus clouds and contrails brilliant summer azure at 40,000 feet I know the sky is the same blue there— I drift in idle daydreams of the … Continue reading

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Leaving Home

step step PECK step step PECK spotted starlings obscure the lawn parents poised in maples monitor their offspring

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Haiku for the Fey One

her toes in the pond her mother waits with dinner the fey one watches clouds

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Hunger

throwaway daughter swallowing clouds— hunger . Thanks to the authors: Ting-Xing Ye, A. Zee, and Lan Samantha Chang. “Hunger” is my 16th poem, for day 16 of National Poetry Month. Fourteen more to go! They won’t all be book spine poems, … Continue reading

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Haiku

golden grass turns green the bird bath overflows- April’s first rain

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Don’t put them away yet!

folding winter coats away pulling them out one more time every year the same

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Early Morning Muffins

tiptoeing at dawn- buttering tins in silence scent of fresh muffins This morning, I arose very early and decided to bake muffins for breakfast. As the first rays of sun found their way into my kitchen, I eased the fridge open … Continue reading

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Book Spine Poetry #2

strange news from another star- things fall apart among the believers Thanks to authors Hermann Hesse, Chinua Achebe and V.S. Naipaul. Thanks to Stan Carey for the  book mashups idea. I posted my first book spine poem a few months … Continue reading

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