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Haiku Journal / Share Your Haiku Here

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haiku journal jvg #65

fragments of moonlight
sparkle on the lake surface
fairies dance on glass

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haiku journal jvg #66

Brooklyn on horseback
horse therapy for our girl
stroke survivor

 

Brooklynonhorseback_zps7dfa52c9.jpg

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haiku journal jvg #67

cellophane wings pause
while insect strikes with stinger
old man's neck swells red

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haiku journal jvg # 68

dishwasher whirrs
drowns morning song of sparrows
drawn outside I'm cleansed

 

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haiku journal jvg #69

a new heaven opens
each time my fingers move
upon the keys

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haiku journal jvg #70

workshop filled with tools
sandaled foot kicks pick in dark
small toe bloodied

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Sparrow here

well east of its normal range

Afternoon surpriseBrSpJH061911.jpgBrewer's

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Gatekeeper, How cool is that? I'm going to look for a photo.

haiku journal jvg #71

at the blur of dawn
I rise with a purple haze
behind my eyelids

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Hey, thanks for the pic. That's it! Distinctive crown pattern.

 

 

Small feathers scattered

house sparrows gather them up

Death will line the nest

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Hawk spotted in tree

soon must flee cacophony

Oriole falls dead

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haiku journal jvg #72

summer star takes flight
into vast expanse of night sky
never says goodbye

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Mole tunnels under

dries out my row of string beans

Beets are the next row

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haiku journal jvg #73

sharp pain pierces eyes
beneath the tears that threaten
tired lids close

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The curious ask

where are all the butterflies

None in my garden

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Under ceiling fan

perspiration wafts away

Warmest night this year

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No breeze to disturb

the silence of stagnant air

August sleepless night

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Mosquito punctures

takes away the blood she needs

Didn't feel a thing

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Judging by the itch

I should not have disturbed them

Chiggers in the grass

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In a chill tonight

my garden is looking bleak

Season of dying

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Equinox passes

saluted with a dark beer

The coming long nights

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haiku journal jvg #74

pajama morning
extends into afternoon
bedtime comes early

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目を閉じる

年の思い出 --

冬の雨


me wo tojiru

toshi no omo-i-de --

fuyu no ame



closing my eyes

memories of other years --

winter rain falling

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haiku journal jvg #75 Oops at first I approached this as the haiku train and took my cue from Brendan. Fortunate that the winter rains are what everyone here is talking about too. Yesterday I took a picture from my front door of the winter rain in my yard. My garden has been so in need of rain.

Winter rain falls
on drought parched memories
rocky path to Spring

View from my front door yesterday.Feb2014frommyfrontdoor_zpsadf6f0fc.jpg

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These are some I had written in the winter of 2013 when a friend of mine, Godai, wrote about seeing a red fox playing in the snow while feeding the birds.

 

Feeding winter birds

Red fox playing in the snow

Godai writes Haiku

 

He then challenged me to do more So.

 

Frozen water falls

Icicles hang in the trees

Cold temperatures

 

Then he showed a picture of a snowy owl in flight and said write about that.

 

Sunrise in winter

Snowy owl hunts over fields

Poor little field mouse

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