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Poem Details | by daver austin
Categories: seasons,



they’re almost gone now
how brown, bare the branches look
some toys in the leaves

when rain turns to snow
how sad those two last roses
brave faces with tears

apples      bruised apples
scattered on the frosted green
and this twiggy frown

music in the wind
late october’s final song
dancing red and gold

talk of winter now
old dog by a crackling fire
shutters rattle      pings!

photo of dear dad
he loved that fulsome willow
fallen leaves      marker

Dave Austin

Poem Details | by David Smalling
Categories: love,nature,passionme,voi

Interrupting Silence (JW)

Silence: no thought flushed
No message in the still pond
Of turbid waiting

Cradled in the hush
Time snails around the mute phone
Morning left me sad

The first call of day
The finches usurp your place
I long for your voice

This is the first change
Since love's season came again
A brown leaf of care

The woods counsel, says
What is one day to miss you:
A fountain of tears

Your voice belong here
In the tree top of my soul
Nesting in my ear

Let me write with light
On the blank virtual page
Electronic fright

Day's concern is deep
Brooding, can you still breathe there
Did you wake from sleep

O that all is well
Despite the storm in the nest
You will sing again

Irk the stillness now
The silent phone like the sea
Before the dark winds

Trees move not or bend
Legless clouds droop on the sky
Dismal pictures hang

I want to hear you
Tell me good morning like rain
Upon the loud roof

I want love splashing
To your voice like wet children
Playing in the stream

I hunger for you
The first fruit upon my lips
Breakfast in the mist

Pour your breast to me
White milk of songs on my tongue,
Sweet thoughts live again!

Poem Details | by David Smalling
Categories: friendshipsweet,sweet,

Did You Forget Me, Dear (JW)

Did you forget me
Inquire you not today
Dry clouds on the line

Yearn I now for you
One drop of dew on my tongue
Urging my sad heart

Flow no sound of sky
Or earth sweet as your breath here
Rinsing my sadness
Give me sweet reason
Eternal joy to embrace
Thrilled that you are well

Make this silence leave
Ebb my heart in its still day

Did you forget me
Edged at night waiting 
Alone, the moon of your presence,
Restless till clouds go.

Poem Details | by Richard- Olivier Marius
Categories: imagination,introspection

Juxtaposition of Me and the Willow Tree

          Like the willow tree,
I'm of narrow, slender twigs.
                    Thin and sad- we are.

Poem Details | by Poet Destroyer A
Categories: naturehome,home,me,

-Haiku Nursery-

((** Natures Nurse **))

Hot temperatures
someone call the spring doctor
cold fertilizer

((** Early Bird **))

Fresh morning light
sweet SAP falling on my plate
Lego my Eggo

((** Desert Rose **))

In the dead of night
One star sings me a sad song
cactus feels my pain

((** Looks that kill **))

What else can I say?
Intrigue me with silence
look into my eyes

((** Home Sweet Home **))

End of road
my final destination
Next stop Olympus!

((** Heaven or Hell **)) 

Leave all dirt behind
Welcome mat above sunrise
running for the door


Poem Details | by Andrea Dietrich
Categories: allegory,

A Big Frog and a Little Frog Seek a Lily Pad

(a rhyming fable in haiku syllable count) In a little pond a big frog and a small frog both sit on a log. That log is then seen by a little boy at play who takes it away. Left without their log, both frogs spy a lily pad; the big frog is bad. . . Though the pad is small - onto it the big frog hops. The small pad drops! Into the small pond disappears the little pad. The big frog gets sad. He just swims away. Now the small frog seeks a pad. He is hopping mad! From one lily pad to another goes that frog who has lost his log. Never giving up, the little frog starts to think. . . Which pad will not sink? Small ones are no good. They sink like the Titanic. I need gigantic! Having found one large, now the frog itty bitty is sitting pretty! And the moral is “Better to be a small frog rather than a big frog in a little pond” Or “Don’t get sad, get hopping mad!” For the children's Fable Contest of Carol Eastman

Poem Details | by Andrea Dietrich
Categories: animals,

a white weasel

as a white weasel drags its prey through snow. . . . the rat tail's last twitch
kigo/ weasel (brown in summer but white in winter!) My area is the Rocky Mountain West For Debbie Guzzi's "Animal Haiku Poetry Contest" Note: Go to Youtube and see videos of weasel attacks if you want to see it in action. Sad but it's "animal nature!" The rat I saw in a video was nearly twice the size of that weasel that killed him!! White weasels are very cute, but wow, are they ever vicious!

Poem Details | by William Kershaw
Categories: depression,nature

My Window's February View

                                    Winter lies frigid
                     Cardinals flit from branch to branch
                                Blindly seeking Spring

                                 Too sad to view more
                            Shades should be kept drawn
                                   Spring sun will lift them

Poem Details | by Lily Twinkle
Categories: bereavement,family,januar

Two Haiku

Strokes after midnight
received a distant sad news
a swallow has flown

Watch over us dear
I kept my prayers for you
frosted in flowers

Poem Details | by Brandee Augustus
Categories: family,forgiveness,happin

Family of E-motions

loving and long hugs
embracing me on sad days
holding me, so close

arguing all day
saying I love you at night
truely liking me
when I am not likeable
taking the bad with the good

could not thank enough
for your overflow of love
even to my soul