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Haiku Death Poems | Haiku Poems About Death

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Hush


            a limp hand I hold

as the wind takes your last breath

            the candle flickers


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      Contest: Three Line Poetry
         Sponsor: Debbie Guzzi
                 Placed: 1st

Copyright © Paul Callus | Year Posted 2015

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STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN

Now my tendrilled soul,
Has found its pergola-- Christ--
To wind its way up....

Copyright © EMMANUEL SAMSON | Year Posted 2007

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The Aha Moment

succumbing to death his eyes shine as he whispers . . . I am not afraid

Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2014

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Texas Wildflower Haiku : Widow's Tears

sun’s heat sunders sand
clustered lanced leaves green hug
widow’s tears collapse

Widow’s Tears is the common name for Commelina erecta var. angustifolia, they bloom on 
Texas beaches in sand or clay, and have the characteristic of flowering early in the morning 
and fading by noon. The bloom in all seasons but I chose spring to be more commonly 
approachable. [1]

[1] Wildflowers and Other Plants of Texas Beaches and Islands, Alfred Richardson

Copyright © Sheri Fresonke Harper | Year Posted 2009

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-HALO-

“HALO THE WARRIOR”

#1**Unicorn Valley**
*
Land of purple hues
simple, sweet innocent eyes
rises from the east
~~~~~~~~~~~~~

#2**Guile of Disciples**
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Magic gathering
hides away from the darkness
horn found on the ground
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

#3**Beautified Dreams**
*
Enchantment of life
ancestral home broken-down
adorn the unicorn
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

#4**Freedom Quest**
*
Liberty or Death
Unicorn celebration
Epic battle won
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

by;PD

Copyright © Poet Destroyer A | Year Posted 2012

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- Haiku X 43 - The Death-


               Christmas sparkling lights
               Weak brightness through tearful eyes
               Unexpected death






              27.12.2014
              A-L Andresen
              Copyright © All Rights Reserved 

Copyright © Sunshine Smile | Year Posted 2014

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Homeward

Her journey begins.
Moving through soft veils and mists,
Pilgrimage homeward.

Copyright © Judith Angell Meyer | Year Posted 2007

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R-I-P -----ROBIN WILLIAMS




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Copyright © JSLambert Mister ROBOTO | Year Posted 2014

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darker than raindrops

darker than raindrops
mushroom cloud blooming purple....
I can see my bones

Copyright © Gerard Keogh Jr. | Year Posted 2011

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Haiku 9 Life

lodgepoles pines fall 
dead, beetle attack, new life
emerges -- aspens

Copyright © David Meade | Year Posted 2014

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The Lost


                                                Innocent lifeless
                                       Pretty children rest in peace
                                             Let us pray for them

                                            The kids were victims
                                       The shooter was victim too
                                             Let's not put a blame

                                                 Exclamation sign
                                          Love family, love it right
                                        Don't loose, hug them tight

                                                  Dear educators
                                           Part of the victims as well
                                               The lifetime tribute

                                           Mourn traveled the world
                                         Burn by cause last on effect
                                               Careful in our steps

Author's Note:
Deep condolance for the victims of Sandy Hook School in Newtown, Connecticut,
Inspired by Zamalea George Poetry "Sweet Children, Sleep"
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4th place
poetry soup VIGIL" Free Poetry Contest 
Sponsor	SKAT- AB SIN THE-

Copyright © Yanny Widjanarko | Year Posted 2012

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In Comma

Peaceful and relax
At rest but traverse freely
Altered consciousness

Will to access all
Suddenly achieve by thoughts
Radiating oneness

Empathy ignites
As parameters extend
Embrace love without.

Copyright © marvin celestial | Year Posted 2014

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Haiku 103

	
	
	
	
	
	Haiku 103
	
	
	my being’s
	deepbreath    I slowly
	e  x  h  a  l  e
	
	
	
	 
	

Copyright © Jack Jordan | Year Posted 2013

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White Cotton Candy Tuffs

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                                           Pampas Grass' tassles
                                       Shooting upward fresh new
                                           Beauty filled short life

Copyright © Sara Kendrick | Year Posted 2010

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Demonic Noise




tsunami commands 
mother earth to tremble --
demons unburied

blue skies of water 
pour out devastation --
crashing tears thunder

thunderous booms of
explosions in aftermath --   
resilience conquers



By Rhonda Johnson-Saunders, March 9, 2012
for Nature the Destroyer contest (PD)
first place

Copyright © Rhonda Johnson-Saunders | Year Posted 2012

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How Fast it Dries

the jaguar's tear
slides off his single whisker
clouds do sigh

three offspring
dragged into the river's teeth
one remains

they both stretch
the moment of sorrow lost
life leaps on

Copyright © Laura Breidenthal | Year Posted 2014

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SKELETON TREE

Cracking lifeless limbs.
Casting creepy dark shadows.
Illumined by moon

Copyright © Marty Owens | Year Posted 2012

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Abrupt

Sleeping in sorrow
If I don't wake tomorrow
Then all will be well.

Copyright © Sarah Jones | Year Posted 2007

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Someone get the door

Death knocks on the door
He is not cloaked with a sickle 
He only wants a slice 

Copyright © Danitra David | Year Posted 2015

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Sad Day

Sadness of the heart
when our loved ones do depart
to the promise land

Copyright © Phyllis Babcock | Year Posted 2010

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Dead Heart

Black clouds : Blood red rain
Thunder roars in agony
 A Broken Heart : Dies

Copyright © HGarvey Daniel Esquire | Year Posted 2009

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Silver

Silver full moon above
Touching snow covered mountains
As you slowly set

Copyright © Sara Kendrick | Year Posted 2009

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it will follow you

Blackness comes tonight.
          No matter how far you run,
               Darkness will follow.

Copyright © Bri Brown | Year Posted 2009

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When the Stream Stops Flowing

          My heart beats roughly
With the stream's incessant flow-
                    Impetuous death.

Copyright © Richard- Olivier Marius | Year Posted 2007

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left in the ground

dark cemetaries
someones end cast into stone
death left in the ground

Copyright © JADE EXIT | Year Posted 2009

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Once Upon a Dark Fog

Where the trees once stood,
A dark fog covers their grounds-
                    A path through lost lives.

Copyright © Richard- Olivier Marius | Year Posted 2007

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Collected Haiku

#7
Detroit, five a.m.—
Soon, my city will rise and
disturb the ravens.

#19
Windmills in autumn/
apple orchards/ falling fruits
of nativity.

#0807
Flowers on your grave
wilt like the words I could say
that might bring you back.

#43
Midnight festivals:
paper lanterns burning oil
in the summer mist.

#9
Music can transform
uncomfortable silence
into miracles.

#26
I want to take my
time with your hourglass and then
come back for seconds.

#1125
When you go away
the rabbits will not come back
from the magic hat.

#88
Eagles lock talons
together they form and break
like the divine winds.

#99
You are the warden
of my prison of regrets
you have all the keys.

#63
She holds my hand tight
when our love is imperfect
she is not afraid.

Copyright © Laughing Wolf | Year Posted 2015

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THIRTEEN SYLLABLES OR LESS

thunderclouds shrouding the grave my falling tears 03~30~16 13 syllables or less contest sponsored by Timothy Hicks

Copyright © JAN ALLISON | Year Posted 2016

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Red

Blazing red sunset
Touching earth, touching sky; me
Sets soon warmth gone night

Copyright © Sara Kendrick | Year Posted 2009

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Life's Fragrance

Bright and intense hues
Breaching through Earths fertile womb
Strewn upon the tombs

 
By Robb A. Kopp

Copyright © Robb A. Kopp | Year Posted 2010