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STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN

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


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emerald envoys

emerald envoys
endure chilling reception..
scarlet suffering


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darker than raindrops

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


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TENDERNESS OF NIGHT

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tower’s gold lanterns stroke warm sheen on war-torn rocks… peace wraps pastel night
,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, (( for Annalise Brigham " What MY Eyes See" Contest ))


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Night-Day

night creeps steadily
adorned in dark velvet cape…
watching as men sleep

crickets sound their shrill
bullfrogs play tuba and base…
shooting stars display

day rolls in bright-bold
night in surrender recedes…
rays of gold invade
~*~

1/23/12
Annalise Brigham
Note:  For Linda Marie's "Hodgepodge Haiku Trio" Contest
*7th Place


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It is now

Ain't a word, you said.
but it takes a daring gust 
for things start to be.


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New Year's Eve

Clock tics so smoothly
Whilst celebrants big bang came
Past out new hopes in.



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Essence

Rippling sound melting
One's inner being outward
Unite its fragments


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in thin water

stones in thin water
hunched like spines of animals
waters whisper through


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Take a break 2

sharing the moment 
the serenity of space 
the light of a flame
 

©Ellie Daphne van stralen 2012


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Tulips

Tulips crimson lips
Tulips straight erect flying
Share the same war zone


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I'm Sorry

a single white rose
given to the one you want -
apoligized to


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First Haiku

I write a haiku
With five, seven, five pulses.
How do you like it?


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Crickets

Music of crickets
On warm summer morning
Praising God above


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Red Rasberries Wait

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                                       Red rasberries wait
                              Falling  toward ground to splat...
                                     Hand catches mid-air


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Soul Haiku Revisited - Zodiac Style

Aries Soul

Mischievous flint spark 
razes lethargy’s prison 
igniting joy’s fuse.

Leo Soul

Rich roaring campfire 
radiant warmth draws attention 
confidence blazing.

Sagittarius Soul

Long-tended embers 
spawn dazzling wisdom flashes
endlessly glowing

Capricorn Soul

White gleaming marble 
proud solid stability 
structural beauty.

Taurus Soul

Lavish lilac shrub 
broadcasting sensual delight 
exudes comfort.

Virgo Soul

Majestic maple 
limbs' crimson remnants swept clean 
prepared for new growth.

Libra Soul

Sleeping lover’s breath 
passion’s rhythm synchronized 
harmony complete.

Aquarius Soul

Fresh pine-mountain air 
clears celestial vision 
connections revealed

Gemini Soul

Frolicsome breeze 
swirling dance unencumbered 
transports wisdom’s seeds

Cancer Soul

Soft persistent rain 
quenches fragile seedling’s thirst 
nurtures flowering

Scorpio Soul

Ancient cavern pool 
envelops secret demons 
guards Pandora’s box

Pisces Soul

Still midnight lagoon 
shimmers cosmic buoyancy 
atop deep pure peace.


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TRANQUILITY

Shall I turn back on

stepping stones to yesterday-

wait,while I reflect


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when the wind blows through

when the wind blows through,
one can here the trees talking:
rattling green tongues.


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Writer's Block , v.2

quarter moon in sight,
partially hidden by clouds.
just like my verses.


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Floating Butterflies

Some butterflies float
Gently touching a flower
Impressions lasting


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Dew Kisses Of Summer

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                                                               Purple Aster morn
                                                  Dew kisses soft moves slowly on
                                                               Tomorrow another


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Juxtaposition of Me and the Willow Tree

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


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Proving the Existence of Beauty

          The cool, humid plain,
Where the woman lays there bare;
                    Beauty- does exist.


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Away

Clouds gently caress
Tips of the mountains slowly
As they flow away


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When the Stream Stops Flowing

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


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Like the Morning Glory at Noon

          The morning glory,
Like her heart, opens for love.
                    Twelve o clock- she gawn.


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Lucid Dreams

It's 2 a.m. and for the life of me
I can’t sleep. Perhaps too many iced green
Teas. It doesn’t bother me you see
Not getting rest I mean, it’s the caffeine
That keeps me awake and I miss dreaming
Dreams that I turn into reality.
Those pleasant visions become the real thing:
A contrived visual modality.

Awake I’m between
A paradoxical dream
And veracity

In this state I know who I really am
Because I am the creator of them.
A fluid existence into this realm
Where all I dream is at my command.

The rules of conduct
Are for myself to decide
I’m the one in charge

Experiment with my thoughts and beliefs
with elaborated dream-scape motifs.


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'White Swan' (Haiku # 2)

‘ White Swan ’    Haiku # 2

White Swan on Green Lake
Your Beauty, did not Forsake
At First Seen Snowflake


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Siren's Song

A siren’s wind sang
a tumultuous timbre
the night surrendered.


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When the Lions Watch the Moon at Night

          The moon's reflection
Beaming on the lions' eyes.
                    Catastrophic night.


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Silver

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


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The Bealach

The Bealauch...rocky
Steep allows passage to the
Other side....beauty


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Black

Black feet black beak neat
Nice contrast against white
Feathers, beautiful


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Why Not To Be Alone

          A lonesome squirrel,
Runs through the dark, vacant fields-
                    And when the Hawk comes...


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Harmonious Green

From side to side they
Sway; beneath them these children
Play...Beauty of green


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Gray

Dove shaped wing in 
Sky, looking down on earth
Even your color same


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Golden

Golden maple leaves
Bouncing in the breeze dance
Soon fall refresh earth


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Majesty

Majesty poured 
Purple on water and land
Clouds are purple too


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Land Clouds

Eerie eerie fog
Crept and crept along the ground
Like clouds held at bay


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Nature's Tears

raindrops
streaming down the pane
mother nature cries


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Easter Bunny

Do the Easter Hop
Basket filled with  Sweet Joy
Candy and A Toy


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BUNNY

    -Bunny Hole- by:SKAT

hidden muddy home
dirty paws, good boy' good boy!
yummy with carrots :)

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  -Unwanted Fluffiness- by:PD

Big Brown Burlap Bag
drop Bunnies down By the Bay
Better off -Blue grave



~SKAT & PD~


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The Internet: Return

A void of Facebook
Creativity dies here...
Procrastination!


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Suspense

Had a dream last night
spring has such beautiful dream...
I won't tell you!

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©   Joseph, May 22, 2009
©   All Rights Reserved
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Joseph S. Spence, Sr., is the author of "The Awakened One Poetics" (2009), which is 
published in seven different languages. He invented the Epulaeryu poetry form, which 
focuses on succulent cuisines and drinks. He is published in various forums, including the 
World Haiku Association; Poetinis Druskininku, Milwaukee Area College, Phoenix Magazine; 
Möbius Poetry, and Taj Mahal Review to name a few. Joseph is a Goodwill Ambassador for 
the state of Arkansas, USA, a college faculty, and a military veteran.

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Rock Walls Jagged Edges

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Rock walls jagged edges
Beauty protection question
Where do all roads lead

Imagine Lennon
Performing on Mosaic
Central park design

Poet's deep deep thoughts
Dreamer living for moment
Moments_yesterday

Contest:"Your Thoughts" contest
Sponsor:Michael J. Falotico
Written by:Sara Kendrick


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Orange you Glad to be---an Orange---

     Contract Delete


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A shot of Haiku -CHAIN-

Haiku Chain

Presents wrap by tree
babies first Christmas is here
jet stream follows sleigh ~~by; Royal

jet stream follows sleigh 
Santa's bag floats ocean unknown 
cap is in Spain  ~~by; Goode Guy

cap is in Spain
it blew over the ocean
beating rhythm flows ~~by; Andrea Dietrich  

beating rhythm flows
unnoticed tiny black spot
fly, fly, ride high winds ~~by; Nathan Dilts

fly, fly, ride high winds
bring in the New Year, hurry… 
a parrot shows up  ~~by; Annalise Brigham

a parrot shows up
the world was never so right
as I feel refresh   ~~by; S.Jagathsimhan Nair

as I feel refresh
breeze blows with soothing effect  
as birds fly higher  ~~by; olusegun Arowolo 

as birds fly higher
their iridescent feathers
ribbons in the sky   ~~by; David Williams  

ribbons in the sky
soft whistling pretty lights dance
to sing like a bird   ~~by; Tracie, Indigo Dreamweaver 

to sing like a bird
constrained within emotions
give me liberty  ~~by; David Williams  

give me liberty   
sweet vertigo dizziness 
the flight takes up space  ~~by; Poet Destroyer
 

the flight takes up space
come and join the view today
birds fly around me   ~~by; Poet Destroyer
 
birds fly around me 
brown grey with a glowing force
the moon as haze ends  ~~by; Poet Destroyer

the Moon As Haze Ends 
crashing On The Horizon 
with The Rising Sun  ~~ by; Christopher Bunton

With the rising sun 
celebrate the coming home 
maybe peace will reign  ~~by; cecil hickman 

maybe peace will reign
in the silent world this day
all is calm and bright  ~~by; Deb Wilson 

all is calm and bright
just me in my Xmas hat 
and loving all night   ~~by; Michael J. Falotico

and loving all night
this a welcome of pure light
power of the wind   ~~by; harry horsman

power of the wind 
a new year begins again
first let's celebrate ~~by; Catie Lindsey

first let's celebrate 
the sweet air brings me your scent 
now I know your here ~~by; Michael J. Falotico

now I know your here
Staring out the window,  
upon a (choo) choo train  ~~by; John Rhinem

upon a (choo) choo train
steam blows, lumps in my stocking 
charcoal grey mittens  ~~by; poet destroyer

charcoal grey mittens
the two of us are rocking
choo choo train chuckles  ~~by; S.Jagathsimhan Nair
 
Team Work -created this haiku chain


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The Apple Don't Fall Far From The Tree

<                                          amidst .... apple tree
                                        black bear .... pounces limb
                                              cubs wait .... below









Entry For
Andrea Dietrich's
Fall Animal Haiku Contest
G.L. All
                                            


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What Does The Fox Say

What does the fox say?
“I had rabbit yesterday,
I’ll have mouse today.”


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Fright Night

<                                       the ... be ~witch ~ing ~ hour
                                         ghost ~ and ~ gobblings ~ lurking .... for
                                         it's  ~  candies .......  bounty


                                        amidst ~ swollen ...... moon
                                        face ~ of ~ wicked ~ witch .....  smiling 
                                        bats ~ fly ~ in ....... frenzy


                                        
                                       great ~ jack - o - lantern
                                       menacing ~ halloween ~ glow
                                       on ~ darken ......... doorsteps




For Linda Marie's
Halloween Haiku
G.L. All


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SNOWNSENSE

 WONDERLAND OF SNOW

White powdery wisps

Instead of the morning dew...

Winter's Wonderland


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  SNOW ANGEL

Walking past the park

Wings made with childlike passion

Angelic Image


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   SNOW  SNOW  SNOW

Whitened droplets

Falling from gray clouds above

Catch one on your tongue


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       SNOW

White covers the ground

Trouble starting the blower

Shovel time...again


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   JACK FROST

Chilled air on glass

Panes painted with icy hues

Scenes from Jack's palette.









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Playing Peek A Boo {Edit}

<                             coniferous tree
                       playing peek a boo .... shuffle                                
                              candid smiles glisten


{ Christmas }






Entry For
Deborah Guzzi's
Holiday Haiku Contest
G.L. All


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Colorful Light

Rainbows here and there,
Lights shining in rain so rare,
Colors, sparks and flares.


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The word of the day

The word of today is "anything"


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Haiku Shoppe

Great idea here Let’s open a Haiku Shoppe They go great with beer Easy to find I’m told They hide under nibs of pens Don’t let them get old To make a great stew Take a limerick or two Mix well with Haiku If all has gone well And your mix has turned out right You’re ready to sell One more thing to do We must put them on a bun - Sit and have a few Written by John Posey 12/22/12


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Nostalgia

Allow me another moment,
A moment in your nostalgia,
The moment that stretches to eternity.

Allow me another mile,
A mile by your side,
The mile that transcends the dead-end.


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Why Does The Ape Dance

Why does the ape dance?
Because he has a hot date
with a chimpanzee. 


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An Abstract haiku

blue and gold circles
revolve,dissolve and endure
picture,perfect pure


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The Fox, The Wolf, The Coyote,

     The Fox:

1.  the blare of the horn
     snooty hooves of  fire red coats...
     panting for my life

2.  briar rabbit ears
     twisting in my angry grip...
     more tall tales are told

3.  a hen in my mouth
     a farmer without his gun...
     life can be so good

     The Wolf:

1.  silver sinews coil
     full moon permits me to speak...
     shivers for all men

2.  my proud bloody coat
     clings to young Navaho skin...
     tales of my demise

3.  the grind of tractors
     growl grief to my amber eyes...
     leave my land alone

     The Coyote:

1.  mangy vermin shriek
     pelts darken with scarlet smear...
     ranchers open fire

2.  mere morsels to munch
     lupine snap shears of warning...
     always last in line

3.  roy rodgers singing
     cactus cattle and trail dust...
     my chorus off key 



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Evaporation (Haiku)

cold misty morning
wet grass with lingering dew
wait for rising sun


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Three From The Graveyard.

London. A fourth floor hotel room. Nightfall. Lawrence Talbot.

misty blue moonlight
shirt in shreds silver sinew...
howling for the hunt

Bavaria. The edge of the Black Forest . Midnight. A Creature Named Adam.

from grave to castle
pursuing a perverse mate...
lightning my mother

Haiti.  A fallow field off a dirt crossroads. Sunset. The Gris Gris Man.

lost Latin on the wind
fearful fugue for Godless souls...
resurrect the dead

Sleep well this night, won't you?
Aha Ha Ha Aha Aha Ha Ha Ha Ha....


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Sentimental You

<                                      amidst flocked needles ...
                                        woven ornament strewn ...
                                               a star is ... born














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Mirrored Mountains

a mirrored mountain
in lake, filigree ripples
awe in my hearts eye


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Archways to infinity

Sandstone frames make 
Glittery dreams from heaven 
Windows to the sky


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Poetry Rainbows

Poetry Rainbows
Like carefree summer daydreams
Exalt illusion.


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Kitchen Window Closed

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                                         Kitchen Window Closed
                                 Frozen birdbath, white 'oar's  frost
                                         Birds seek water, food






~An Haiku From Your Window~
For:Michael J. Falotico
Written By: Sara Kendrick


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Dancing Angels

Angels in heaven
Dancing on a small puddle
Always stay afloat


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Haiku

My first attempts at haiku


Lost Youth

she gazed on memories
and reached to claim the shadows
of lost youth


Heat

he struck a match
her face emerged in the glow
he felt the heat


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Jack Frost handiwork

Jack Frost handiwork
dabs Vasoline for daybreak....
opaque swirl windshield


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Blossom {Haiku / Tanka / Haiku }

<                                      red ~ gold ~ brown ~ and .... green
                                        rustic ~ over - tures .... whistlers 
                                        harvest .......  happiness


                                        the ~ winds ~ mighty ..... gale
                                        speaks ~ to ~ enchanted .... forest
                                        time ~ to ~ turn ~ new ...... leaf
                                        for ~ autumn ~ has ~ once .... returned
                                        and ~ you ~ must ~ all ~ come ~ on ..... down


                                       braided ~ and ..... despaired
                                       yet ~ forges ~ on ~ right ..... ahead
                                       fall ~ colours .....  blossom



Entry For Linda Marie's
Harvest Of Happiness
Haiku/Tanka/Haiku - Contest
G.L. All


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river path a seasons dance

    


              
                chilling breeze of swift Autumn leaves
                    
                through a misty toned Lavender path

                 Feeling closer to Heaven and Earth


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Haikus About God: V

Omniscient guy
Yet he lets bad things happen
How can he exist?


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My Journey

My home on my back
Yet my journey never ends
Forever searching...


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A Fairy Tale Day

 A fairy tale day
Of pink mauve and gold high lights
Caressed in purple 


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Storm Clouds

Storm clouds in the sky.
Will I live or will I die?
My fate’s in God’s hands.


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simplify

simplify, he said,
simplify, simplify all—
ah—thoraeu's lemma


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pon the rose trellis

'pon the rose trellis last pale pink rose of summer.. roses' nectar kiss from lips of lover rose flavored kisses what bliss.. ummmm ahhh rose kisses
Written this day:November 11, 2012 Written by: Sara Kendrick


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What Does The Bug Say

What does the bug say?
“Bug is a negative term.
I am an insect.”


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Sunet Strip

<                                  well isn't that swell
                                lost another cool surfboard ...
                                      holy sharks galore



                                        beyond horizon
                                 the sun bids day well ado ...
                                       happy trails to you



                                       top of old smokey
                                  cumulus congestive skies ...
                                    coughing up a storm



                                        excursion riding
                                  using buoyant enforcement ...
                                      to capture the sun



                                       yacht and small vessel
                                  endlessly floats rippled lake ...
                                       feeling abandoned                                   
                                                            


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What Does The Duck Say

What does the duck say?
“You quack me up with your jokes.
You are quite funny.”


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What Does The Witch Say

What does the witch say?
“I ride around on a broom
just because I can.”


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Jack Frost Morning

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                                       Jack Frost on mountain
                                      Overlooking hollows hills
                                        Sun_Jack disappears


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What Does The Mouse Say

What does the mouse say?
“Okay! This is not funny!
Who put this trap here?”


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ZOOKEEPER

Lookin' after pests
Keepin' a CLOSE eye on 'em
"Those wild animals!"

Roamin' around zoo
Searchin' for sneaky monkey
Hidin' in a tree

Zookeeper gets mad
"Where's Marty, the smartypants!?"
"He TOOK my cage keys!"


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Purple

The color purple;
vivid brush strokes full of life
leaping onto the canvas.


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What Does The Cop Say

What does the cop say?
“Stop acting like a damn fool.
Don’t you know I’m armed?”


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way to galaxy

way to galaxy
from the lightning heaven star...
a wonderful dream


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What Does The Swan Say

What does the swan say?
“I am very elegant
as far as fowls go.”


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Anticipation

Await daffodils
colour of sun cheers the soul
imagine spring warmth.
















Anticipation -  Haiku
for John Heck's Twelve for 1 contest


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B (Haiku)

Chrysanthemums cheer
Off the beaten path of life
A pleasant detour


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What Does The Hawk Say

What does the hawk say?
“Eagles are overrated.
We hawks rule the skies.”


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Haikus About God: III

Beauty of nature
Why condense it down to God?
Isn’t life enough?


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Awe Man

<                                 life's bare essentials
                                   can become some great assets
                                   in dires time need

                                  predator or prey
                                  endangerment of species
                                  remains that of man 




Entry For John Freeman's 
Haiku/Senryu 
Natural And Beyond Contest 
G.L. All                               


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a debate between them

a debate between 
Tim Pawlenty and Mitt Romney--
Gomer Pyle and Sarge?


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Halloween Haiku

<                                      amidst swollen moon
                                 creatures of the night stalking .....
                                          predator's bounty



                                          be ~ witching ~ hour
                                     beastly  mannerism   gone
                                          totally but .... wild



                                          black cat crosses path
                                          another seven years of ........
                                          having such bad luck



                                              culdron pot boils
                               hearts ~ gizzards ~ livers ... bat's hair 
                                          witches stilled brewing
                                         
                                                                                


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My thoughts

Magnificent stone
Surrounds me in mystique here
I am overwhelmed

Water has spilled here
Lavishing the brilliant stone
Smiling as I watch

Contemplative soul
Filled with natures gifts to me
I will not grow old

Written by R.M. Hunt a.k.a Robert Matthew Hunt for

"Your Thoughts" contest

Won 1st place:D


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What Does The Goose Say

What does the goose say?
“No, you can’t have my feathers
to fill your pillow.”


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Stooges

Shemp was a real clown.
Curly was so much better.
What ‘bout Curly Joe?


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What Does The Skunk Say

What does the skunk say?
“Stink is sweet perfume to me
so get over it.”


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Discovery

Stillness greets the morn
Tranquility and depth flutter
Beyond the minds eye



For Raul's Moreno's "Awaiting dawn contest"!


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Haikus About God: IV

God made all people
But some better than others?
Stop being silly.


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No More Ramblin'

Ramblin’ Rose is dead.
She rambled onto the tracks.
A train ran her down.


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What Does The Wolf Say

What does the wolf say?
“That sly old fox outsmarts me
every damn time.”


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An Enchanted Place

"I open the door and cross the threshold of imagination"
A Rambling Poet 

An enchanted place
Where ex lovers still love me
Dead relatives live

Tears from the past dry
Years of mourning and pining
A forgotten dream
Failed attempts are successes
Rejections acceptances

Then I walk back through the doorway
 Ready to accept reality

Haiku, Tanka and Crystalline
Jack Horne for Constance’s Three Gems contest
Written 29th July


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Superstition

I saw the man run.
He was chased by a black cat.
Superstitious fool!


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Haikus About God: VI

The body: sacred
We’re all made in God’s image
Hence... circumcision?


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Fantastic Delight

Ballistic travels
Collapsing apprehension
Milky Way of light 



written for
Sponsor ^Rick Parise 
Contest Name Haiku Beyond (Nature Only) 


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C (Haiku)

Souls guided with love
Forming radiant circles
Covered by feathers


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Just Do It

<                                   silent explosion 
                             between puckered weary legs ...
                                     spandex dialogue



                                                                       
                                    
                                                                                                                                           
 Entry For Poet Destroyer's
Pooping Contest {Don't Ask To Go To The Bathroom}


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Flat Beaked Fowl

A duck is a duck.
A goose is a long necked duck.
Swans are beautiful.


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choice color

choice color, artist! the rainbow chose me...


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Love is in the Air

Love is in the air
with their eyes they gaze and stare
No words need spoken


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Flower Moon

dawn bright sky full flower moon of may lunar rise
One of the Native American names for the full moon in May is the the "Flower Moon". If it is clear where you live May 5 is the night of the flower moon. Enjoy her beauty if you can.


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Life in Earth

Life in Earth
     Like flowers blooming in
                The Paradise of God


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Dragons

Dragons are evil
Dragons are very different
Dragons are kings


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The Unknown Mystery - written for contest

The unknown remains
A mystery to each of us
Yet so familiar


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Passion Like This

With passion like this
I asked her for a sweet kiss.
Dreams sometimes come true.


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Harvest Festival

aerial viewing
outstretched crows flying frenzy
harvest festival


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Look

A flower today,
Did you really see it.
How many petals?


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Eye Of The Tiger

<                                              eye of the tiger
                                            mystical yet beautiful ...
                                            even through monsoon's




Written By 
Katherine Stella 10/30/11

Season Chosen Monsoon

Entry For Charles Henderson's
Very Strict Haiku G.L. All


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Water Flows Freely

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                                              Eleven P.M.
                                Now twelve midnight, two A.M.
                                         Water flows freely

                                       Sleep eludes my eyes
                              Three A.M., four-thirty, augh, sigh
                                          Water flows freely


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Flies On Silent Wings

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                                        Gold Finch quietly 
                               Grasp Rubeckia's stem feeds...
                                       Flies on silent wings


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Imagine

No one can see me
I'm an imagination
Keep me an image


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Sunset

Evensong chorus
Beneath branches neighbours cat
Shadows dance - birds flee


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How Music Makes Me Feel

my soul exploding
        in beautific harmony with
his melodic Words


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Frogs on Lilly Pads in Review

Frogs

Frog follies this year
featuring the loudest croak
All frogs in review!

Lilly Pads

Floating lilly pads,
used in spring as sailboats for
poliwogs galore!


Marty Owens for Lilly Pads and Frogs contest


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The Elfish Dale

Revered Elfish Dale.
Magnificent Glory Veiled,
Where Magic Dwells!


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The Cave

The cave underground
Chamber of darkness musk damp
Secure place__bat's home

Cave inside fireglow
Outward facing light Aspens
Golden yellow hair

Cave fear slow echo
Hollow blank lonely scarey
Empty dreams no hope


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Wolf's Tongue

<                                  wolf tongue speaks at night
                                 search for prey has come to end ...
                                         howling escalates





Written by
Katherine Stella 11/16/11

Entry For
Deb Guzzi's Animal Haiku

I Chose The Wolf
My Home State
Is Minnesota
Wolf Pop Estimate 3020 Per D.N.R. 
Yikes

G.L. All


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Meandering Ghosts

Meandering ghosts
wandering around your house
will cause sleepless nights.


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A Dark and Scary Night

Darkness closes in
My heart is beating swiftly
The world is silent


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Destination Unknown

jet vapours long trail
arc across late afternoon sky
plane just a speck now


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A (Haiku)

One golden ship sails
Awash in peppermint dreams
Powered by the wind


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The Lion King

king of the jungle
fierce protective playful strong
in their own domain


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Braving the Chill

Haiku-

a skillful sentry...
keen eyes-all senses sharpened
blends in surroundings

~*~

Senryu-

i can brave this chill
not the below zero at home---
The snow queen’s domain

~*~

For John Freeman's "Natural and Beyond" Contest


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Dinner bell



    farmer tills field
        blackbirds prepare
              for the feast


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We've All Been There

Drift into childhood

It's jam-packed with delusions

Vibe with the insane


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In The Clouds

piercing through clouds;
gods' gate opened


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Three Pink Squirrels

Written by Gail DeBole

three pink squirrels
lined up on a dusty bar
wink at the cobwebs


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Johnny Come Blow Your Horn

pillar of trumpets
are no match in a garden
for the hummingbird


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Le Vacance Pretentieuse: Storm Part I

Gathering grey clouds
Whip crack of frothing thunder
Is this Africa?


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Colorado



               in colorado
   the geese recall the last time
     we threw crumbs on pond

                5/6/2014


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rail dream


rusty rails touching 
    a salty handcar within 
the kingly elk's plain


rusty rails
    salty handcar
camera obscura
          


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early morning haiku

Majestic morning

Day breaks flashing amber eyes

Sunshine on her lips


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The Top

The tiniest tap
Within this vicious circle
Quickly amplifies


And so it begins
Spinning out of proportion
Stopping at nothing


Playing with passion
Lawless, careless, beautiful
Teasing misery


While our lives are swift
The top may move at light's speed
Faster and faster


The force of hatred
Cannot strip it of its glee
Centrifugal joy!


Gravity is weak
Easily disregarded
So much space to dream!


The mighty Neptune
It fervorously dances,
Tangos in the light


The theatric top
Likened to the universe
Spinning endlessly...


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If I Were A Cloud

            If I were a cloud
    I'd race birds across the skies
           until their bedtime.


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The Sunset

The Sun sets so low
As the frothy tide roars in
Mother Nature's glow


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Ocean-ku

Rough, Wild, Dangerous
Sinking the Sailors and Ships
Breaking Hearts alas!


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MUSIC - HAIKU

Play The Radio Get Up And Dance All Night Long Music Heals The Soul


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Unicorn's Demise

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                                         The unicorn came
                              Drawn by fragrant spring flowers...
                                        Unexpected freeze


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Efflorescence

Blossoming 
Effulgent sun proffers love 
Clambering… 

Ascending
Above the undergrowth…of
Thorns and weeds

Furtively
The moon unravels wonders
Glimmering  


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God's Light Shines (for Raul's contest)

Through the trees rays shine
God's light glistens from heaven
Smiling down on us.


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high rise

high rise
telescopic view
from all windows


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Of two, your uncle doesn't like either

 
By his attitudes
your uncle resembles
a machine with laughs in brightness! 
With some difficulty
most people stop themselves
from laughing.
Besides, are they are in a state
to laugh -
poor people?
Their problems exceed their means,
high costs exclude...
their children are untenable.
Their waiting
lags behind
the century. 
Finding
nothing else in place
he grabs passers-by
by the nose...
a gag in one hand,
a carrot and an onion
in the other.
As a matter of fact...
what does he want,
your uncle? 
 
Üzeyir Lokman ÇAYCI
Magnanville, 17.04.2001 
Traduit par by Yakup YURT en français
French free verse translated into English free verse 
by Joneve McCormick, 16.10.2005


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Natures smiles

Peering in pond
Ribbit - croak, frog under rock
Moons reflection beams


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End of Days

                                                        war between nations
                                                    rivers overflow with blood --
                                                         the earth convulses

                                                         a crimson sky glows
                                                       meteorites fall like rain --
                                                         hearts fill with terror

                                                           stars fall from the sky
                                                   darkness overcomes the earth --
                                                         screams fade to nothing

                                                            end of days has come --
                                                     all life has been extinguished
                                                             the earth is no more
                                                          

written June 19, 2012 for Gail Doyle's The End of the World/Armageddon contest.


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Driftwood memories

Driftwood memories
cerulean shoreline fades
ebony night dawns


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Gone

Animals all gone.
Hope has left this place as well.
Not a thing stirring.

It's nothing. Nada.
Not a light in city.
There is no city.

What is the cause of
this this terrible disaster?
One. Stupid. Mistake


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In the blue sky

in the blue sky, who ordered, clouds are on run,
winds taken them to a particular area for what fun.
they can stop anywhere to rain why do they run?
the valleys, mountains, jungle, sea and rivers,
trees, animals and humans 've to wait for monsoon turn.


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Frozen in Time



arctic cruise
watch overboard
frozen in time


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More Randomness

Must finish homework
Bio, hard Math, and German 
Ooh! Look! Butterfly...


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Army of power

The iron men march on
Rending the earth from the sky
Landscape despoiled


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Winter Moments

Soft, the powdery feet
Scamper now along the street
Blanketed in sleet

White socked windy feet
Stretched under winter's soft sheet
Of ice thin deceit

Soft now the winds bleat
And stagger through the cold wheat
All footprints delete

Sucking the clouds teat
The pastured winds softly bleat
Winter's flock is sleet

Bright sun has no heat
To melt winter's powdered feet
Or gnaw the snow's sheet.


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reveal secrets

potatoes
watching with their many eyes
reveal secrets


for charles henderson's haiku vs senyru contest


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Planting a Tree

What can a man do

To plant a seed in the ground

So strong a tree grows


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Chancing

Hung on bird table
Fat balls nuts rind and treats
Cheeky squirrel scoffs


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cat goes to the ball

a tuxedo suit

of black and snowy white fur

cat dreams in a ball


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LOVE - HAIKU

Love is as love does Peace begets peace; happy day Unconditional


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Le Vacance Pretentieuse: Storm Part VI

Water licks your feet
Far cry from the beating sun
Desert sand to sea


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All About the Music: The Infinite Magic of Lyricism

Pop may be catchy
But not lyrically deep
Case in point: Chris Brown.


(N.B. Poem written after hearing "Don't Wake Me Up")


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Morning Lover

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                                      orange-red dread locks worn
                                        dance on  horizon far east
                                                      byzantine 





(byzantine_complex or intricate)


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mystical midnight

Unseens reunited
Mystical midnight matters
Moment of learning

Looking outwardly
Missing for someone who left
Drowned while hold last breathe

Night full of wonders 
Touched our enourmous feelings
Shown us the best way

So lucky are we
Midnight wind blowing so cold
Wonderful moment

Were alone but free
Distance defy our senses
Momentary creed

How pleasant to hear
The whisper of waves beside
Refreshing our wit

Here we are tonight
Feel the ocean breeze awake
Discernment took place

Lost and weary soul
Waiting to be  enlightened
Grateful while glaring






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Life Of Death

Death is now Alive
Kid Conceived Deceased
A rebel of life


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Protesting Geishas

Geishas on the march.
Protesting we know not what.
They really look pissed.


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Caterpillar's Gait

Caterpillar's gait
So unsteady and unsure
Much like my MS.


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Room for growth

Cultivated land
Cherished seeds scattered - roots - grows
Ample harvest reaped


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Snow-Snow-Snow

 
Snow...Snow...Snow. shake it once or twice magic globe of swirling snow winter wonderland


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Esha's Haiku

Esha's Haiku

by Ayesha Karim


fork knife spoon

fruit salad bread bowl

soup entrée dessert
(Assume I am at a dinner or at IHOP)

Asking the server for the check.


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A Scientist's Mission - Itty bitty

The rocket is complete;
he wants to go to Heaven
as Enoch ascended


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Le Vacance Pretentieuse: Storm Part V

The English weather:
Rainclouds follow us from home
There is no escape.


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Bear With Me

a beast of nature
protective mysterious -
and yet beautiful


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Short Stuff

You can short yourself
You can keep shorting yourself!
You can make it short...


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A Simple Rhyme

Out with the old
And into the new

Coming from black
And turning it blue

Getting through hate
Giving it with love

Coming up from hell
Going to heaven above

Your arms are closed
The wings spread wide

Telling the truth
Turning them to lies

Going from rich
Ending in poor

Never say less
Forever is more

Going from dark
Stepping into the light

What is done wrong
Must make it right

From the brightest day
To the darkest night

Losing a battle
Winning a fight

humans are weak
God is might

coming from sight
going blind

what is yours
is now mine

us wanting 
is to have

dont be sad
just be glad

do smile
please dont frown

going from deaf
hearing those sounds

what was white 
is now black

this is this 
that was that

walking tall
feeling small

maybe weak
but its strong

feeling regret
praying for hope

listen to the do's
never the don'ts

please be quiet
don't make a sound

i hate the city
but love the town

i once was born
and soon i'll die

this is what i call
a simple rhyme























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rare occurrence


at stop light
rare occurrence
plates in sequence


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Vengence Is Mine

Rotten tomato
Vine sabataged by turtle.   
Turtle soup for lunch!   


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The Albino(HAIKU)

A horse of pure white,
Wild as a November storm,
Running with the wind.


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First View

Life's containing orb
vacuum's floating jewel :
probes the depth of mind


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The Icy Cascade

Smooth and quite tranquil
Cascading over the rocks
Ice crystals glisten


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hippopotamus

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                                                  hippopotamus
                                      Fall's black cloud design in sky..
                                                 cloud dissipated


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Last Minute Halloween Costume

Last Minute Halloween Costume
Toilet paper wraps;
Costs less to dress as mummy,
Mom thinks it’s funny!


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The Mirror - ITTY BITTY

It is summer evening ;
the ocean's skin moves
like a dancing mirror.


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Stella De Oro

Stella De Oro
Beautiful golden color
Refreshing flower


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Watch Us

Leaves racing to ground. Is there anyone here to watch? We will perform now!


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Confusion Beyond The Door

"I open the door and cross the threshold of imagination."

I turn to the door.
Do I leave reality?
Tell me, who am I?

If I go back will I ever be able to return to this place I now call "MyLand?"
I've stalled for too long but it doesn't feel right.
I'm leaving my friends behind, but...they never cared about me!
All they did was use me!
And what happened when I wasn't good enough anymore?- they abandoned me, left me out in the blazing heat to die.
Good-bye reality, it's my imagination's turn now.

Just one little step.
What's this beating in my chest?
I won't regret it!
One step is all it will take.
Please God, make the door vanish!

Haiku
Lyric
Limerick


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The Fawn and The Fairy

evening shadows softening the forest floor one last sunbeam sleeping fawn nestled In his secret bower bed unafraid of night fairy queen watching from her seat of spider webs wiping away tears


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Reverie

The calm ocean mist
Upon the tranquil water
Coaxing quiescence.


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Friggatriskaidekaphobia

Thirteen has landed
on the advent of weekend...
Spare me from the curse!


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dancing raindrops

dancing raindrops
on a full bloomed rose...
deadly kiss

withered petals
on green wet grass...
red carpet welcome


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seasonal senryu

Three Humorous Senryu 

If winter landscape 
Had snow that was black as coal 
It would still be cold 

If sunlight was green 
Shining on crimson nature 
It would still be hot. 

If rain was yellow 
Running like horse piss in streets 
It would still be wet. 


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Wild Lily

translucent beauty clear light illuminates an earthbound star


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GLUE THAT HOLDS

Dust piles up just like trash at the dump.Rust eats through metal just like cancer eats through us.Glue holds things in place but it wont hold me if you get in my face (what a waste) cuz I'm the glue that will put you in your place.


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Sand Castle Palace

Boundless creations
Palace created for you…
Poetic dreamer


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NATURE'S LIVELINESS


       White to bluish skies
Lively glows: trees and buds
       Picture of vibrancy

       Fresh, clean waters
 Fishes swimming alive, see!
          Ripples of life

       Cool gust of breeze
 Blowing rustling earthly life
        A wane of touch

     Fruits and each youth
     Productivity emblems
        Nurture's effect

       Chirping of birds
Twitting, singing on the tree
       Nature's melody


written by:
olive_eloi
1:34 am
02/18/2014

motif: nature
contest: Impress me with a small poem written in February or March 2014!
sponsor: Giorgio A. V.
2nd place


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Morning Solo

aria
robin sings a joyful song
sunrise solo


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The Mocking Bird Sat

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                                          The Mocking Bird Sat
                                          Quizzically looking in...
                                        Broken drained bird bath






(My bird bath is 
broken..The 
Mocking Bird
sat on the rim
looking at me
in the kitchen
like he was 
asking me 
what is wrong here.)


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Le Vacance Pretentieuse: Storm Part III

An azure ocean
Displaced by mighty blackness
The horizon dies


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Lunch On the Run

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                                                        Dragonfly hovers
                                           Blackbird swoop down stealthily__
                                                  Death on SUMMER day


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Wishes under the moonlight

Silvery lunar
Illuminating my dreams
Kissed by your beauty


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Your Going Down

<                           beneath waterfall
                        let your troubles wash away ... 
                             cesspool is waiting





Entry For John Freeman's
The Precept Natures Haiku
G.L. All


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Witful Rain

Listen to the rain;
The witful story teller,
Wisdom dwells in it.


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Fallen Leaf

Maple leaf on stream
Diamonds sparkle on each point
Beautiful 'til end


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Fluffy Stuff

blowing snow
reminiscent of 
cottonwood fluff in spring


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The Hall

Fruit-colored cubes
Vertex-based orbital spin
March to the kitchen


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Bird Song

The birds sing a song

On a tree that is very high

Music fill the air


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Stay Still

<                                    rustic overtures
                           reflects mirrored images .... off
                                    motionless water


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Halloween Haiku

I shiver tonight I see the scary pumpkin it dances alone the witch is glaring she is flying on her broom the moon is so cold the evil elf waits for the right time to be bad his grin is so dull the vampire is sleeping he shall rise with his army to feed on the blood the ghost laughs loudly he flies like a butterfly yet he is peckish the werewolf runs fast he is in search of a mate his time will run out the halloween night it is full of surprises i try to sleep sound under my pink quilt i hear the wind moaning loud dawn is awaited!


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At Water's Edge

Serenity comes
in ripples and silhouttes
and leaves just the same.


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Wish I Had Magic

If I had magic,
I would all my pains cast out
So I laugh for life.


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strength in storms

waves crash mist and spray touch upon lighthouse's strong walls.. lights steadily warn lightkeeper's sturdy rock home filled with light warmth love.. unharmed as storm passes delphiniums bloom their gauze blossoms withstand storm.. strength in featherweight
Sponsor: Gail Doyle Contest: A Scenery Of Your Choice As An Artist July 15, 2012


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The Soap Beetle

Black beetle bug
Caught in soap bubble
Why drain bathtub


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Radiant Fourth of July

multicolored sparks
dwindling across the unfilled sky...
bright smoke you ignite







©RashanaKing2010


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Artic avians

Arctic avians
screech zenith zero zephyrs...
dank December bones


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Le Vacance Pretentieuse: Storm Part IV

Precipitation:
Culminates in a washout
Stuffed camels get soaked


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Spring

Spring on the farm
Pear trees in full bloom, horses
With spring in their step


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The Oriental Gardens

Little crickets chirp,
Softly sways the bamboo tree
In the midnight sun.


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What Does The Fox Say


                                             Hey there, what up slick?
                                       Yeah, I think your rhymes are sick;
                                              Let your words turn flips.












                                             Wha-pa-pa-pa-pa-pop-pow


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Beach Day~ (haiku)

Cool quenching water
Relaxed floating I lay calm
Hear the sea echo


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THRILL OF THE CHILL





soft vanilla nights

      tasting pink strawberry tips...

             rainbow sprinkles pop



the thrill of the chill

         sweet melon sprigs twist and shout...

                   snow cones dance around!






©

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For contest: PD’s Neapolitan Ice-Cream 
Haiku


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Heights of imagination

Imagine thou fly

I fly magnified six times

Visuals amplified






originally the poem was named Flights of imagination

inspired by a facebook by my friend ravikiran
 


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She

Soaked in fragrance,
dreamy, enveloped in trance
- coming of age!


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Scent of Spring

gentle breeze
carries faint sweet fragrance
scent of spring


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Valentine

1. It's loving

Blossom merrily day
Caption to a beloved reign
And applauding way.

2. It's catchy

Schetchy scatchy love
Not catching on for far long
Just dawn to night love.

3. It's Fun

Powerful grace for peace
And reiterating Romance
Be mine tonight please?


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Serenity

A serene spirit,
My sweet soul craves carefully…
A still, solemn self

Entry for silence is golden contest
Sponsored by Rick Parise


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Cherry Blossoms

The silk like blossoms

That bloom in the night time air

It captures moonlight


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Rain Induced Nap

gentle drone
rain drums sleepily
on my metal roof


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Are You Sure It's Spring

tiny flakes
drift like flower petals
east wind blowing spring snow


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My Cabin In The Sky

My cabin in the sky
Lord please signal me to die
If you need thee why


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Stonehenge

Red lunar eclipse
in the circle of Stonehenge
a mist of voices.


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Orange peel




         phone rings while she is 
     holding orange peel, somehow
              is predicting him


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Cry Me A River

at the mouth of cave
aqua insurgent brushstrokes
cry me a river


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Morning...

The morning's stillness
Its' beauty surrounds us all
Glory be to God


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El Arbor del Angel

Midnight sweeps the earth..
	Angels drift to silver trees
		To sing them to sleep..


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Daydream

fog drifts in and out of present tense daydream


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The Ocean Haiku

The thundering sound

The waves bring saltwater smell

Breath and feel the breeze


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Observation Post

Seagull lifed high
On gentle ocean breeze
Observation post


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NEW MOON



ballerina throws wavy strands into mauve sky… rainfall ©


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Imagination

Thing of mystery It keeps me all so wary Dream, think, remember Also called the mind Sometimes even as the soul It is a wonder Life, lived without it Would turn us into robots Living and toiling Though a heart we have A mind allows us to dream To escape even It's essence mystic It's origin yet unknown It's name known to all Imagination The most loved tool of poets That which we treasure!
Anoucheka Gangabissoon 5/23/2014 Contest Sponsor : Dave Wood


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Old Old Fireworks Stored

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                                            Old old fireworks stored
                                          Gave permission to use up...
                                               Rocket misfired fire


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Heartthrob

 “I open the door and cross the threshold of imagination”

                     A Rambling Poet




One path finds the door
Traveled only from the heart
Through the eyes to life

Hovering about
Dragonflies of all colors
Dancing with sunshine

A mystery world
Sparkling glass dimpled with life
Guarded by cattails

Nervous chatters above behold
A strange sense of company
I watch a miracle unfold
From behind a red oak tree

I hold my breath, don’t make a sound
Slowly peeking bit by bit
Tugging, jumping and playing around
Four unaware fox kits

The wind became my enemy
My scent from it they stole
No hesitation, instantly
They scampered down their hole

Astonished, I ponder what a rare sight I had just witnessed.
The tranquility of being surrounded by huge trees envelops me as I walk around the pond’s edge. 
Led by a bullfrog’s ballad, I hone in on its stage location.
Startled, the frog leaps into its safe haven and disappears into thick vegetation.
The setting sun glimmers in the wake of the bullfrog, as does my reflection.
I watch until the water’s surface is smooth again.
A rustling in the brush directs my attention to a doe and her fawn wandering in search of a tender morsel.
The long shadows of dusk begin a tale of nocturnal beauty, a revelry to the nightlife to dance with a miracle world.
Content, I find myself back at the threshold of my heart.
Leaving the world that will some day surround me, a horn blaring taxi barely misses me.



Haiku, Rhyme, Narrative

Randy Steele

Three Gems contest

August 7, 2011















  


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The Feast

Many buzzards feast
On animal on busy road
Change quickly happens


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O Jelly Fish

Dancing in the night
Their tentacles long and sheer……
Beauty in the deep





For the Jellyfish contest~


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A COW"S LIFE(Haiku)

Autumn on the farm,
Cows busy chewing their cuds,
Waiting to be milked.





I love cows!


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Prism

Prism sparkle through
The trees, tickle all the leaves
Laughter rustle breeze


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Haiku 9

This poem has been deleted due to possible publication.


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earths love

I wish to be free Fly the sky and swim the sea Breathe in the earths love


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Delight

Little children play,
By the seaside, by the shore,
By the sandy coast.


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A Visit

Sepulchral shadows
Like gargoyles laughing madly
Haunt the painted walls.


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I'm A Little Horny Unicorn

<                                       mythical creature

                                     woven from the hands of god

                                         and given an horn


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Unforgettable

a rose with her smell
as the beauty of first love
captured memories 



 


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Night Time Music

evening air
distant french horn melody
train whistle echo


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Play Misty For Me

clouds abotomy
cut with a sheer percission
play misty for me


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Colors of Monet

sunset paint the sky with the colors of Monet tangerine and plum


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What's Your Hurry

safari escape
zebra giraffe scurring -
in natures garden


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The bell tale

The Bell's testicle
Frenchkissed its thighs with passion
A groan of pleasure.


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Mossy Tunnel ~Haiku

Dark mossy tunnel
Babbling brook streams under 
Moist air surrounds dew


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The gospel of truth-w

Sleep and unicorn
Both are rumored to exist
I won't see any.

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Eighth place win
Contest : Unicorn Haiku by p.d.


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Night

the dripping raindrop
sings with the sound of the night
like the cicadas


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Colours

Canvas sky. Rainbow. Sunset, painted by nature. Hidden by rain clouds.
www.quill2ink2paper.weebly.com


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In The Pasture

Winter Coated Cow
Leans against a knotty tree
a Good Back scratcher.


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575

Drip, drip, drip a drop
forever on a roof top
lil rain bubbles pop!


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Le Vacance Pretentieuse: Storm Part II

The Med between us
The gusts make me think of you
Storms... it’s just like home.


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Game of Tag

march 6
spring and winter playing tag
snow then sun


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Distraction

                    sparkling eyes dance
                   long curl of golden hair  
                     distraction it seems 





                 written about my little girl while she played


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Butterfly

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                                                       Golden Yellow As 
                                                  The Sunniest Sunflower
                                                      Southern Dog Face









Sponsor:Poet Destroyer~A
Contest Name:"Any Old Butterfly Poem"


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Rock Me Gently

<                                             tropical ~ retreat
                                    
                                          mai ~ tai ....  pina ~ colada

                                      swaying ~ on......... hammock










Entry For
The Sweatheart Of Poetry's
Tropical Treasures Contest
GL All


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Insect Wall

      Insect Wall

Temple wall takes age 

Breath accommodates spring steps
 
Enter marsh old bug


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Colourful Spectrum

ray of sunshine --
the spectrum in the dew
on a leaf 


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Duck eggs for breakfast

Crack, push, wriggle, peck,
Wet duckling appears by night -

Easter breakfast runs


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pink joy

sunrise medium painted sky artist canvas welcome child to life


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Fallen leaves

leaves that tumbling down green, orange, yellow and brown flew towards the sky.
Cheryl Aldea September 6, 2011 Entry for the Contest : Leaves Sponsored BY ; Carol Brown


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Flowing River

sweet love from a rock
like a river flowing down
a spring for new life

© Joseph, 6/12/08
© All Rights Reserved


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Preying On Prey

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                                                    Scary bug eye stare
                                           Determined stance awaits prey...
                                             Blood-red mouth, throat, gut


(Not for the contest but just came to me.)


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Little Hummer

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                                                        The little hummer
                                                 Flits amongst the daylilies
                                                     Observed by the cat


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Balloon Ride On The Clouds

.                                                 

                                             Fluffy cotton clouds
                                        Offering fast balloon ride 
                                            No rain in sight now

                                             Floating over tree
                                          Enveloping it with fog
                                         Rain pours bringing joy


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Just a simple dream

He kneels on one knee,
he asks her to marry him.
Shes dreaming; crying.


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Tricksters

short pirate braying
one-horned horse falls apart
the tail chases ghosts
 


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Bleeding Hearts

bleeding hearts
dangling flowers the night skies bedew
your rocklike petals shimmer





©RashanaKing2010


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Dancing With The Stars

granite archway view
planetary shuffling 
dancing with the stars


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Attachments Bind

. 
                                          Attached by small stem
                                            Sustainability...free
                                           Floating on wind land


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A wish

I wish I were dead
Long before you made me cry
Like rainy season


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Colors Of Fall

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                                               Triple string of pearls
                                       Crinolin puffed green ballgown
                                           Pampas grass fall's grace


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Nature's Jewelry

The majestic trees
Wear a necklace of diamonds
As the rain freezes


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The Old Man in the Small Square

                          The Old Man in the Small Square

                                  

                                       city dirt as mask
                                    eternal season abode
                                    old temples his friends


                                       cloudy shelter sky
                                shuffles to collect dry leaves
                                     rusty hinge calls night


                                     passers-by eyes down
                                 loud crunching, act as pillow
                                     vulnerably wrapped



                                                                          © Shane Cogan, 2013


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Igloo

Igloo of ice gives
Light from warm fire, Aurora
Borealis out


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pink blossoms

pink blossoms mature 'pon calla lilies' green stems.. dewdrops large pitcher
Monday July 1, 2013 Out On The Porch


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Helloooooooo!!!

Bridge across planets
Loudspeaker to universe
Can you hear my heart?
 


for Gareth's Contest: "Familiarity Unknown"


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modern computer

.
                                                 modern computer
                                        faster than the speed of light...
                                            slow snail's pace today

Modern Haiku


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Spider's Web

Arachnophobes look

away! She spins mayhem with

locks of her own hair!


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Spring visits again

Rivers joyfully flow

Roses again bloom

Spring visits again!


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The clouds in the sky ''CIS''

That the sky forms cloud,
So the Planters cheer!
But that sky forms cloud, 
Traders despair!


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Rearranging Nature

On the ocean floor

artefacts recovered for

jewellery lovers.


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Lady of the Moon

Exquisite beauty
Wrought in pearls and fine silver
Bathing in soft light.


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My Mom Is One Tough Cookie

deep in the forest
collapsed limbs fungus rockbeds
natures own fury


Tribute To Nature
Even If She Is Mean LOL



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Effervescence

Mysterious wan
Amidst green ripples ahead.
Beneath Heavens glow


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Market Scene

                                                  Market Scene
 

                                             multi coloured beans
                                      harvest tools scrap upon stone
                                             a place full of sacks

                                           
                                           bright colours leap out
                                       thawed ice under moon lit feet
                                          chinking coins, chit chat


                                           creatures glee with spill
                                   drenched gold leaves with bees honey
                                           market noise withers

              


                                                                             © Shane Cogan, 2013 


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note in a bottle




note in a bottle floating years on the ocean who sent it and why?


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Mystical

Mystical journey
Quenching a thirsty soul's quest
For enlightenment


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Identity

A flash of brightness,
transient and untouchable, 
White is a gypsy.


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' THE NYMPH IN THE WORLD OF HUMANS '


In the midst of woods A cryptic houri's crooning Euphony - suffused. Nocturnal deity humming her lyrical milieu Yarn of Utopian hymn of nostalgia Missing her sublime empyrean realm, now ... Place seems so eccentric ... strange ensued in just a flash How mind's eye brought this door to reach " LIMITLESS " Facing the Ingress of CHANGE Goddess of melody stepped and witnessed the other world behind the realm A cyan orb with burning effulgent daystar - mirrored, reflected Drawing up the facsimile of lustrous sparks of luminescence Planet surrounded by towering trees oscillating Dancing together with the blithesome rhythmic gust of cool breeze Nymphalid gliding, vagabonding with grace and elegance Bragging its chromatic stunning ala above the turfs embracing the land Rocks, pebbles, grass, insects and animals in harmony Clouds, birds, skies, heaven and earth in equilibrium Like music - heavenly, perfect, profound, and heartfelt Factual sanctuary - undisturbed habitat of existence Home of soothing silence - obscure, raw ... Goddess now a HUMAN Mortal - in time, will cease and die. . . ========================================== Haiku Acrostic Free Verse july 30,2011


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This Light

In the heart
Of thy soul
This light


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haiku upon a new morn

with a fire so bright it turned the black sea to gold -- the sun awakens By CarolineCecile - 09.18.12


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I Wish

Wish I could soar with eagles
fly blind by letting go
of all that binds me.


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Beautiful

The sea and the moon
They touch with brief abandon
The light of passion


For Raul's contest..Reflections


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Cat And Mouse Game

Cat types words all day
Mouse cleverly wipes away
It's a cat/mouse game


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HIKE U TOO

     ***GROWTH***

  Blossoms are Spring sweet
  Red orbs that cover fall down
  Keep peeling apples.




      ~~~JOY~~~

  New readings today
  Words not yet well understood
  Poetry...Supreme!




      +++ANIMATES+++

  Coursing the air bright
  Burrows in the earth so dark
  Creatures surprising...




     ^^^NATURE^^^

  Sun's rays warm and bright
  Moon's harvest fills up the night
  God adorns the sky!




     ) ) )WRITING( ( (

  Haiku for form now
  Try to think and count as well
  My imperfect words---




     ###PAST GLORY###

  Running the bases
  Tackling the one with the ball
  Memories enjoyed...


    

     < <  > > 

  Coaching the new boy
  Stance back, glove down, go for it
  Passing the dream on.     
 


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Can You Picture This

blue water rushing 
down rocky cliffs - makes gorgeous 
themes for computers



Tribute To
Waterfalls


Also Entry For
Raul Moreno's 
Rhythm Of The Falls Contest
GL All


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Plugged-up Drain

A dream I had before summer:
"I should publish my poetry so I could become known forever!"
That precious dream went down the drain

The last idea I had in mind:
"I should take a cool shower so I could feel as scrumptious as ever!"
That foul idea plugged up the drain


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Simplicity

Dancing in rythmn
keeping in tune with my heart
great simplicity


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Unseen Paradise

endless specks of light
looming robes of spotless white
mingles in delight


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Economy of effort

Seeking makes absent...

Observe inner desire...

Allow them arrival...


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Forgotten

Silver flower
Untouched by time and space
Gaze upon the moon


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Priceless Time

has hands but no legs
seen going just in circles 
never could replace


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river side

the docks
a bent old man on the pier
cleaning catfish


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Radiance

Golden memories
Of happy thoughts and sunbeams
Surround the blissful.


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Harvest Perch

Man in the moon is
Fishing for seasonal fish
From the harvest perch

(My grandson who lives with me said that he saw a man fish in Raul's "Reflections" picture.)


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Dark Love

Dark Love Is All Around Every 
Place Its Every Where Dark Love
Is Simple And Easy Nice And Slow
Happy And Healthy Is This Dark Love
Of Mine Is Here At Last Here 
To Stay And Here For Ever
And Ever Of All Times Of This
DarkLove.


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Three

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cracks reminding us 
a calender hangs silence 
by all irony.

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Practice for the blind 
circulation shutting down
shall twist towards plot

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Running for their skin,
civilised sugar paper , 
for response alone.

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Gods smile

The new moon
Of Eid-ul-fitr
Is like God’s smile!


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Purple

stars swarm times tide
standing in the purple rain
once upon a time


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WRITING NON-SENSE WORDS

Writing non-sense words
to keep this mind occupied
and avoid madness.


Wandering in streets,
when nobody greets and smiles...
alone seeking rare ideas.


So bored, unispired  
and tense...writing non-sense words
'till sunrise arrives.


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Rays From The Heavens

Heavens rays shine down
Capturing blue, icy waves
On ice crystal stones.


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A Night Without You

Orange moon rising,
Whippoorwill singing softly.
Nighttime awakens.


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Late Winter Redbud Trees

Blossoming redbuds
With white fur coats send chills
Up and down my spine


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Portrait of Lunia Czechovska

Drawn to cinnamon

I feast on the woman with

a swirl in her hair.


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fables

fearlessly laughing
chillingly dreaming fables
Nightmare adventures


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Yellow Clouds

Swirling yellow clouds
Above, valley hidden down
Below, two mountains


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Crack Of Dawn

Commencement of day
Aurora hidden away
Onset first blush...clouds


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Her Weary Display

Oh so heavenly
floating to me on her breath
lovely Mother Earth


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Christmas

Can you hear it, son?
The bells that sound on Christmas.
They await your love.

Whiff your hand around.
Can you smell it - Christmas cheer!
Cookies full of love.


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Ballerina

Sunlight dances on
Water like ballerina
Gracefully on stage


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Rose in Mouth

A rose in mouth sings, 
As the world decays in the,
Woe pale eyes of I.


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In my thoughts


Cool breeze, blooming petals 
Dancing colorful flowers-all welcome spring,
He runs over my mind.


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As I Drift To Sleep....

As I drift to sleep
Dreams flood my mind with pure joy
Leisurely free


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Maximilianii Flower

Golden sunrise sky
Maximilianii Flower
Graces the morning


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Snow Bound

elbows on table
daydreaming beauty sees naught
winter storm moves in



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Autumn Spider

Blind Arachne spins
A veil of shimmering white
For her wedding feast


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Yellow Swallowtail Flashes

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                                                 Flashes of yellow
                                     Trimmed in black floats rest upon
                                                  Yellow Lantana


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Dark Sea Oats

Thru the dark sea oats
Golden sunrise on dark sea
Waters churns from storm


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Natures Spectrum

Color javelins
Flowing passionately
Capturing moisture


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Imagination

Imagination
it is a contemplation
place where food turns thought


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Rainy Weekend

a rainy weekend
                frolicking in soft wet sand
                               ocean surf mimics

                                             ~*~


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ALL LIVING

The newborn-glory
Has stolen my well-morning inspiration,
Gift-bless, I pray for more!


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Awaiting

Ancient Angels 
await~ Resting
pure soul rises


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Looks to kill

Looks to kill
Missing the smile form profile picture
Hunting or hunted? 

(haiku).musafirs


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I See You My Little Pretty

under water fun
tiger lands crouch position
nostrils and eyes flared


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Spring In A Forest Swamp

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                                                     Forest swamp alive
                                            Beauty_Cobalt Blue_lake, sky
                                                    Cotton Candy clouds


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A Winter Story

Relentless water 
With time sculpts a rocky tale
Ice blue stories told



For Raul's latest contest


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Yesterday is old, Today is new

Yesterday felt lke
just another day, but today
is a new day.


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southward, wing on wing

southward, wing on wing
the geese chase the fading sun ~
children fly with them

Sep 19, 2014


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haiku

airplane overhead
snuggle remember far places
under the blankets


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Bubbling

The spring bubbling
Up cool water refresher
Of soul and spirit


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Installation Art

Now for the fun bit!

A game of Chinese Checkers.

Silence in the room.


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Center

The house is quite. I smell the cool, crisp, clean air. I feel very calm.


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Left Behind

Our star shimmers through
iron oxide arch etched 
from dinosaur spine


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Wonderland of Snow

Magical dreamland
Brittle whiteness of belief
Floating before eyes



Written for

Sponsor S K A T * 
Contest Name **SN*O*W** *HAIKU* 


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It Ain't Nursery Rhymes Haiku

   IT AIN'T NURSERY RHYMES
     (It's haiku by Shiraito)
Three little kittens
jumped over the candle stick
Mama goose is sick

peas porridge is hot
can't get to heaven on a watermelon rind
Mama goose is loose

old man Humpty Dumpt
sat in a corner on his rumpt
squashed a big spider

hear the mourning dove
got a big hole in my glove
I might be in love

one potato two potato
twenty-six potato more
Susie's a floozie

come ride on my swing
you can sit right on my lap
we'll pump to the sky
SHIRAITO aka vee bdosa the doylestown poet
aka ron wilson


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Chilly

One little flower
Trembles in the autumn breeze
Imagining warmth


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A BIG HILL

                                                       A big hill
                                              ants wander near by
                                                    a small stone


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FRIEND, YOU'RE NOT THE GUILTY ONE

Friend, you’re not the guilty one
The guilty ones are the evenings
See how they drag you down into this obscurity...
Trouble not yourself
Everyday’s "Love’s Labour Lost"
Vanishes away
Your eyes have learned
The meaning of love anyway
Learn how not to remember
Every point of suffering. 

Remember not those eyes, those eyes
Have gone and they’ve enticed you into smoky cafés
Don’t go and believe 
your eyes, they're just not
as sharp as they used to be
Friend, because you aren’t the guilty one,
The guilty ones are hopes
Leaving you to the shadows. 

So what’s the use of fussing
If they’ve never understood
The poems your own baggy eyes
Have forgotten? ... 

You’re alone in an unknown beyond
Your eyes are alone as well ...
You’re not guilty, friend
The guilty ones are hopes
Leaving you alone in darkness.

Üzeyir Lokman ÇAYCI
İstanbul, 20.02.1975
Translated from Turkish to French by Yakup Yurt
followed by English translation by Richard Vallance


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Blue Russian

fill glass with some ice -
add vodka coffee liqueur -
now splash on the blue


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Florida~ (haiku)

Jade Green Flourishes
          
                 Lightening Storm Summers

                                       Mangroves cool the coast


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Haiku's that I wrote while I was away. Hope you enjoy.

#haiku I imprint my heart . a fingerprint of my soul . the clay of your eyes #poem 



#haiku The delicate sound . a star makes when it twinkles . galaxy's whisper #poem 



#haiku I hear clear voices . resonating to my ears . my heart's fantasy #poem 



#haiku The shades of night fell . as curtains of the opera . Ending the act: day #poem 



#haiku Delicate detail . overlaying skeleton . disguising structure #poem 



#haiku Railroads of my thoughts . Locomotion of pulses . One to another 



#haiku Speakled mist in air . slowmotion movement between . scene to scene of town 



#haiku Nautical daydreams . her dress fluttering like sails . anchored to my heart 



#haiku Orange glow on ceiling . fades a dark eternity . these curious shades 



#haiku Yesterday's winter . a memory frozen for . tomorrows summer 



#haiku My heart is a time-machine . broken: out of order . doomed to the present 



If I was a fly, I would fly as high as I could, then just fall to the ground sniff 



asphalt glistens new . sparkling in the lamp-light . clean glaze of clear ice #haiku #weblit 



Let me tattoo her . heart and name onto my soul . to take on death's wings. #haiku #weblit 



Don't devour my words . try to reassemble my eyes . just listen to what's there #haiku 
#poem 



Adolescence leaves . individuality . a thing of the past #haiku #poem #poetry #weblit 



Water containing . starlight sprinkles from heaven . colors of cosmos #haiku #writing 
#writer #art 



If I could delete . All of the sins from my heart . What knowledge would go #haiku #poetry 
#weblit #lit 



A shot through the dark . a single shooting star leaves . memories of then #haiku #poetry 
#weblit #lit #literature #poems #poem #writing


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Life Is No Picnic

the fourth of july
is no kind of picnic for
our fallen soldiers




You Are Not Forgotten


Happy Fourth Of July To All


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It's not all bad

An earthquake is like mother nature telling us we should start over.


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The Forgotten Dream

A mystical place with the start of a new day is forever lost


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The Wind

The wind whispers sounds
Of a day that has gone by.
Tears kiss clouds goodbye.


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DON'T FORGET

Even if I've lost you
To those mirrors
You'll always be
There before my very eyes
Perhaps I can no longer
Hold your hands
Perhaps I can no longer
Conceal your nudity
In white cotton twills
You'll be arrested
By those very evenings
where and when you'll see
It's all stopped, just like that 
Before your windowpanes, disappearing
Read my name in the reflections of light
Don't you forget it 
You'll be arrested by those very evenings
Don't you forget it 

Üzeyir Lokman ÇAYCI
Traduit par Yakup YURT en français
French free verse translated into English free verse
© by Richard Vallance, June, 2003 


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Got Milk

amidst milky weed
tail orange butterfly extracts
succulent nectar


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If It Were So

If it were so, I'd
Let it be all it could be
And it would be done


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Shine On

a beacon of light 
transparent through clouds clusters
reflects off stilled bay


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Course of Nature

Introduction: Nature works in a mystical way…


In dark sparkles blink
In patterns scattered through the sky
Gone with a stormy wink


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Lost

When a mind is lost
what more is there left to do?
Besides sit and think.


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The End

The end comes closer
The days fly by like the wind
A race you can't win


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Dim Sum Treat

Winter sun cracks wide
the sweet confection of morn
fortunate cookie.


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Paint Me A Picture

intreguing white orbs
great for carving or painting
during fall gourding



Happy Halloween All


Entry For 
Raul Moreno's
White Pumpkin Contest 
GL ALL


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Which Way Do I Go?

Slow-moving tortoise
Confused by its own shadow
On a rocky beach


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Worth More Than Gold

A treasure the size

of a chickpea, disfigured,

this soul I carry.


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Looking Up

The moon has beauty

It shines high in the night sky

Perfectly on me


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Building Blocks

Building blocks and dreams,
She's the queen of her kingdom,
Imagine Nation.


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discover

trek through the forest
where mysteries await for
your discovery


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Disdainful Haiku

Raped by Confusion
No one has a clue about
My lame, weird haiku  

Disdain is like rain,
Dripping continuely...yet
I ponder...wander

I think about you
And how treated me so
You're as sweet as pie

Something is missing
Oh! Something drives me insane...
Disdainful haiku

Why are unclear?
You're like a Positive Sheep
But, in wolve's clothing

Something smells fishy
Is it your odor or what?
Your attitude stinks

I think about you 
You've treated me badly...how
Dare you...oh you jerk!!

Drain away your tears
Don't bottle it up inside
Angst pierces my soul

Disdainful haiku -
Why are you so cruel to me?
Never stop trying (poets)!!! 


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Advice

use the commonplace
to escape the commonplace
?Yosa Buson pearl


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Mocking Bird

Mocking Bird in rose
Checking nest of summer, thorns
Defy enemy

Thanks Brian for the challenge to do this.  I don't know if it is what you're asking to be 
written or not.  I am using Defy as a noun here.  This one has been withdrawn from the 
contest.


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Midnight walker

Why he walks alone?
- midnight puzzled, silence dumb:
footsteps whisper, O'Man!


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Goat

Two high mountain peaks
Boulder wedged between, goat stands
Precariously


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Stray

Upon the burning,
Flames what is this I see, wings
of a stray Devil.


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Enlightenment

alone at night --
on its own shadow
a dragonfly


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You Light Up My Life

suns candlepowers
can surley lighten up some
darken passages



Tribute To Nature
And The Power Of The Sun


Also Entry For
Raul Moreno's
Ascension Haiku Contest


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Taking Flight

alarm!!
rise up    take flight 
killdeer cry


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Dusk to dawn

Sensory realm
Magical transformation
Astronamical 


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that balloon

that balloon won't fly 'twas said but its tether broke... freedom it possessed


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The Danger Zone

leopard's danger
floods forest fires and from -
humans that hunt them







Tribute To
Spotted Leopards


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Cascade Mountains~ Haiku

Majestic Snow Caps
Shimmering High Carressing
Rough Jagged Rocks


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Jealousy

Mountain tells its tales
as lake listens intently
rocks green with envy

02.16.2010 Written for Raul's Morning Ambiance contest :)


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Icing On The Cake

The Pelican flew 
Right, quick turn left.. icing on
The windshield.. gracious


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Night By Night Day By Day

night by night day by day i see you
and your smiling face every time you look
at me i think about what we could be together 
like inuyasha and kagome kouga and ayame we are one
of a kind and we always will be one.


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Snowflakes



Snowflakes drifting down
Are like diamonds in the snow
Nature’s Crown  Jewels 

Beatrice Boyle
For Carolyn's Haiku me a nature poem


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Flight Of The Angel

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                                               Early morning light
                                        Caught just right by camera
                                                Flight of the angel


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a trove of splendor

a trove of splendor
my spirit teeming with joy....
a time to cherish 






  Not in the Contest
thinking of the Islands
 and the "Sweetheart"


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Puddle

The puddle this morn 
Dappled image of the sun
Burnt and on the run


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waterfalls

Water....falls...

Rolling through all rocks
Bringing life to all flowers..
And fresh scent to you!

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May your day be mesmorized by the beauty of nature always! Preserve it!
Thoubert!


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Scary Movie

Sight through spread fingers
Go not in that creepy room
Popcorn and coke rain


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Judgment Day

Jesus said he'd come back
At the last day—judgment day
Red Giant—Gods's sun


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The Coming Knight

Longing consumes me
As my heart beats with fervor
For my noble knight...

For a day passes
Slowly until the night comes,
Yielding him to me.


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Cloud Watching

Cloud Watching



Grass tickling your neck
white pillows across the sky
           Your own gallery


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Everlasting Wander


From the very beginning

perplexing and wandering

from one ocean to another

an everlasting wander


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lumen

bioluminescence
one syllable too many
to light up this thought

© Goode Guy 2013-03-02


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Mind afloat

My mind is afloat,
In a transparent sea, that
Is wrapped in Chaos


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Up

Woke up this morning
I had to think to myself
Pretty good so far

© Goode Guy 2013-03-02


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The Mission

Contemplate your truth...

Soul garment reality...

Update the wardrobe...


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Haiku Punch

     Haiku Punch

One two one two, hit

Ripples on river, stone skips

Current fights back tears


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a picture of a picture

there is a picture
the hues are bright and joyful
i take a picture


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The Forsythia Blooms

White hoary frost on
Ground crunches beneath my feet
Forsythia blooms


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Wolfman falls in love

The wolfman is cute
he wears a sexy perfume
all for his damsel

he no longer fumes
he just keeps swooning all day
he craves his damsel

he scares no longer
chases not the little ones
but he buys flowers

his cheeks are blushing
crimson red is the colour
when the damsel dance

she is so pretty
she is the queen of the night
with long black hair locks

each time she dances
the wolfman's heart beats loud
he wishes a kiss

the wolfman is dull
all day his head is in clouds
whole town hears him sign

we want to help him
we introduce him to her
but the lover ran


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Needlework

How to behave now

he finds me sketching him with 

a needle and thread?


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Painting

Marvelling at the painting,
Deep thoughts within,
It over took my mood !


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You Don't Phase Me

dogs come cats go
just like moon waxing
Don't let it phase you



Tribute To Moon Waxing LOL

Also Don't Forget To
Turn Those Clocks Back


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Dancing

Yellow butterflies
Dancing close to each other
Inbetween flowers


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Eden

Bud of a flower,
open, reveal thy beauty,
and color our eyes.

I cannot picture,
this earth without your presence,
you are needed in life.

Your plant family,
400,000 species,
grass, daisy, orchid, are some.

Remnants of you, see,
your kingdom trace back to a,
Jurassic era.

now embrace sunshine,
attract guests with your color,
that they might find you.

Both male and female,
with pistils and stamens,
boundaries are broken.

-For atop your stem,
reproductive organs dwell,
encased in petals.

Pollination needs,
help, ask the bees to carry,
pollen to stigma.

Help is rewarded,
Nectar, a sugar-based sweet,
a feast you must seek.

Please walk gentle,
for some have intentions that,
are carnivorous.

Water, sun, soil, air,
and carbon dioxide bear,
Photosynthesis.

The process makes food,
chlorophyll provides color,
and ends the cycle.

Germination is,
the start of growth, for seeds to,
emerge from the earth.

The roots push down and,
anchor the seed into soil,
as the stem rises.

When petal, pollen,
leaf and stem dance in the wind,
life begins again.


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Night Life

Nights in Chicago
Bright lights glaring in the dark
Staring all night long.


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Reality

Light
shatters darkness
revealing all
sunglasses please


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Nature

         Nature most devine.
    Blossoms dancing in the breaze.
      Trees singing their songs.


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Recollections of the Sea

Echoes of the deep
Seeking the old woven tale
Of the past foretold.


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FreeStyle-

dancing with my muse
twisting desire into dreams-
my pencil lead breaks
 


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Backdrop

Crystalline feathers
Reflecting amorous light
Handle nature’s breeze


Written by
Cecil Hickman


Written for

Sponsor Michael J. Falotico 
Contest Name ~An Haiku From Your Window~ 


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Tropical Treasures!

Treasure Locator,
     
     Just listen-they're under foot,

          You just have to look!


~For Sweetheart's COntest~


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reincarnated Buddha sees ten, mmm, eleven mystic Haikus in the lotus

youth
play while growing up
play when living toward your dreams
play when you are old

drowning
the trick of swimming
is to know when to stroke it
and when to float it

snuff
when terminating 
some life, plant or animal,
rejoice its being

lessen
serenity prayer
reminds there's little control
you're human, ok?

past 
ancestors taught you
everything they knew 'til then
they could do no more

present
did you hear of the
golden rule when you were young?
remember it now

future
children need guidance
look to past and present to
help guide them forward

policy
rules are made to be
followed from experience,
but always questioned

visions
both dark and light views
show beauty and/or wisdom
to enrich our lives

song
it's better to sing
on key and pitch, but any voice
is better than none

...lastly
a five seven five
rule of writing light verse makes
things interesting

© Goode Guy 2013-05-16


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Group of 26 various haikus

Night time yet again /starlight swallowed by black-hoes /Never to reach earth 

Monster under bed /Darkness engulfing my heart /Flashlight in closet 

Broken down body /Pieces still falling apart /Trying to survive 

Needed violence /Craving others' destruction /A bloody green-world 

Another world waits /To be drastically changed  /For better or for worst 

Take away my soul /A Genni in a bottle /Waiting for my hell 

Follow me right now /into the heart of her dream /To understand pain

What is my purpose /If no one recognizes /Who I truly am 

Where do I go from /A path lost in time and space /Path through destruction 

Do you give a damn /That people fall through the cracks /Life and sanity 

Where is your passion? /To afraid to make a change /Life requires life 

Wish upon a star /It falls from the black heavens /Death for a lost soul

Power to control /How the world spins around us /Orbiting people

Future behind us /Broken possibilities /Wondering what if

what inspires dreams / To quickly flee from our minds / Do they shape the soul? 

Do you know yourself? / Understand your heart and soul / Or did you give up?

My wondering thoughts/ foot steps past our minds limits/ into a new world 

Waiting for time's change / scared of what I will find there /What will be taken? 

Looking for details/ What secrets will they reveal?/ Our humanity 

He gave memories/ Remembering as her own/ Truth lost inside time 

Questions Propagate / What's inside Pandora's box / All of his secrets

Apple falls from tree / Down the rabbit hole it rolls / Mad Hater picks up 

Depression soaks in / Into my thoughts and body / Draining who I am

Stress stretches my soul / Rubber band about to break / Crashing into life 

Life flipped upside down/ World falling into pieces/ Some forever lost

How many lost dreams/ Are never fulfilled in life/ That could of been real? 

Where do I go now?/ Options retreating from me/ Left with destruction


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My virgin haiku

Riding bike, thinking -
on the noisy, bumpy road
- my virgin haiku


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American Bobcat

Bobcat slipping thru
The underbrush hidden there
Camoflauged  color


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Just Like Alice

Follow the white hare,
among the wildflowers
into Wonderland.


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Nature

Tranquil and serene
Nature is God's handy work
A poets' kingdom.


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Hot

Hot diamonds glitter
On an almost moonless night
Burned eons ago


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New Batch of Nectar

greetings friend
jewel toned crocus open wide
welcoming the bees


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Crazy Kittens

Black white tiger stripes
A quilt of crazy kittens
Yearn to make mittens


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Georgia Peach

A Georgia peach
Nourishes the body and soul
Beauty and good food


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Jungle Fever

                                                            leopard's domain
                                                        flatlands hilltops jungle
                                                            scavanger's feast


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Sing

Use your voice to sing.
Sing to those who refuse to
listen or love you.


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7 Deadly Sins

gluttony, envy
greed,lust,anger,sloth
un-proudly~ guilty


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Magic Waters

I feel the edge of night
When I drink of thee
Magic waters –


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Cottony Clouds

Soft cottony clouds
Invites investigation
On a summer's day


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Big Splash (Haiku)

tension on roof weight of snow crashed through floor with big splash © Joseph, March 14, 2008 © All Rights Reserved This actually took place in a well known supermarket chain when I do grocery shopping. It was pretty scary!


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Morning Sun On A Cloudy Day

Bright yellow golden 
Ball on the horizon shine
Surrounded by gray


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A Haiku

The moonlight dancing
A reflecting pool of dreams
Singing in my heart


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The Quiet Soliloquy Of Nature's Solitude

          While the wind passed by,
The pink bird flowed with the stream-
                    Nature's random thoughts.


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Daylight Savings Time

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                                     The geese are in form
                       Northward bound, SPRING springs forward___
                                      Loss of sleep for man


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Can't Touch This

butterflies despair
wounded and abraded - yet
forges right ahead




Tribute To
Butterflies
Gods Messengers


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Sorrow

My mind is heavy -
It’s drowning in the quicksand
Of awful sorrow!


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Calm Before The Storm

The sea of troubles
Spewing frolic wrathings
Islanders compose


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the white fog tiptoes...


the white fog tiptoes...
in the stillness of the night,
the thief leaves no trace


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Render Your Senses

Look deep in
Not ever easy to find
Love rewards


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Large ocean wave's crash

Large ocean wave’s crash
Palm trees sway oh so slightly
Sand dollars on sand


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Only The Strong Survives

Cupped hands of winter
Moose trapped in icy river
The strong shall survive


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Soar away

Shy cherry blossom Let the breeze take your dreams way Up to the Heavens.


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Cat At Bird Bath

Cat drinks from bird bath
Attentive to sound watching
Hopes for a free meal


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Forgotten

Forgotten through time
yet breathing under the mist
The tidings of light.

By CarolineCecile
Copyright © 02.21.10

For Raul's contest, "Ghost Tides".


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Adopted Swan

Lone swan on the lake
Surrounded by Mallard Ducks
Hatched by their mother


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Ripened Blackberries

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                                                        Ripened Blackberries
                                                   Fall to ground to germinate...
                                                       Gentle hand grasp ate


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Days and nights and the universe

Days and nights and the universe 
I
The musty monsoon 
insects with swelled bellies
soggy paper boats.
II
Curiosity 
a black feathered bird peeps in,
there is no return.
III
Close the eyes, its night.
A bat has taken a bite; 
the fruit rolls away. 
IV
The desolate rails.
Millions of butterflies, 
they reign the wild shrubs.
V
Crystallized water, 
this rock has witnessed years,
a fly has more eyes.

=© 2009 - All Rights Reserved Kushal Poddar 


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Not to worry

Worry will not change
What happens this day in life
Good acts make good change

So not to worry
Enjoy this day in your life
And not to hurry


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Bird Song

Telephone bells ring
Budding Spring branch
Mockingbird song


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Winter Snow

The calming effect
of immaculate colors
warms my frigid heart.


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A Round Robin Haiku Special

early bird special
red robins melcholy
beneath window sill


afternoon delight
a butterfly fluttering 
amidst garden floor


the evening deluxe
sun bids the day well ado 
hooting escalates


midnight  oasis
aqua velvet kisses - and
one dozen roses




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The Babbling Brook

                                               babbling brook flows -
                                         gently down the outcrop stream -
                                                    musical journey


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Like a scar

Cuts can heal in time,
Scars always stay through out time.
You, are like a scar.


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Reversed Poem, meoP desreveR, Poem Reversed

are poems Reversed
Eyes the to Tantalising
side to back to Front


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Goal

Single water drop
At the end of pear tree twig
Survival the goal


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Precocious Love

Arms lock in bliss
Hate where is love 
Do your work Satan


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Shattering

My heart is shattering,
Shattering like falling glass,
Can't be healed,
Created by my best friend,
Can't heal this shattered torn heart, 
Can't put it back together.

Why can't you see Caleb, I
need you to be here for me,
Please stop this shattering
In my heart?

Please heal these wounds,
Heal this heart,
Make it pump blood,
Again, make it perfect.

Shattered heart,
I'm gone forever,
Six feet under is 
Where my body remains. I was buried alive.


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Sea Spray

Dainty fairies dance,
white lace shimmering in their
sunshine jubilee.


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Snow day

pearly tears tumble

from a dolphin grey sky

a frozen morning

modern haiku, less than 17 syllables


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Promiscuity's Obscurity

Promiscuity
self-indulgence, did you wreak
you, did judgement seek


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Ancient Serpent's Wings

Ancient serpent’s wings
Eat fruit this tree of knowledge
Then who fruit are we


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Purple

Purple sky sunrise
On quiet beach way up high, look
Down on purple sand


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Love - Just A Mirage

pure love, what a scene
like utopia, a dream 
only, never seen


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Early Morning

On leaves of burnt gold

For a moment dew sparkles

To the ground they fall


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Envisage

Within one sweet dream
My eyes adored purity
Within one drizzle






A combination of a dream and being caught in a quick shower this last Friday, supplied the 
inspiration.


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Brown Turkey Fig Bush

Brown turkey fig bush
Large leaves turkey foot shape
Yield delicious fruit


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Boy Is It Cloudy

a cotpit viewing
altitude eight hundred feet
cloud coverage below





Tribute To Flying High LOL


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Slow Poke

not even herdsmen
can gather all the pokee's
at the dinner bell


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As the Poor Man Crossed the Street to the Money Tree

          The poor man crossing
Got hit by a long limo.
                    "So close," said the tree.


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Mundane Things

Equinox—the sun
Bright—shining—washday hang-out
September's closing


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Old Man Winter

WINTER'S foilage -
blankets trees and grassy knolls -
water runs admist


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---sirens breathe frost air

sirens breathe 
frost coats the shoreline's sand
gulls cry


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Gorilla Like

Rock standing like a
Gorilla guarding harem
Washed by water


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Untitled

A glowing sunset
many a color splashing
the sky is her paint 


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One, Two

One, Two; Count you tool. Be prepaired for what be next. Three, Four; Hit the floor!


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Blue Butterflies

 
The blue butterflies Swiftly flying through the park Waking memories.


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Fireball

Hugh Maple tree turns
Into a fireball from sun
People need Son's fire


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The Silent Eyes!

In the Rainforest
Baboon scans the horizon
Resting on a limb


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There's No Place Like Home

the great sand bubbler
watches incoming ribbed tide
from burrows back home


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Below

Cascading bridal 
Veil, over rocks into the
Deep, deep vale below


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Your So Sweet

amidst grass carpet
bunny nibbles flowered bulb
expunges nectar





Tribute To Children


Entry For 
Carol Brown's Spring Contest


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Spread Your Wings

Spread your wings to fly 
Not the time for pecking 
Leap of faith apply.


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Secret Garden

Your secret garden,
Warm moist earth, fertile blossoms,
Beckoning my touch…


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What Say You

He said
She said
What say you


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think

Just close your eyes, think of that one moment when you knew nothing could go wrong.


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Summer Breeze

In scorching chamber
we remain; 'til humid air
blows a flying kiss.


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Satellite

Probe will find out
Song of the Universe
to eternal tie.


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autumn wind

autumn
wind mutters
something which sets the
black poplars ashake with mirth

the leaves
fly over
the window - utter
a word as they pass - listen


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WATER FALLS

WATER FALLS!
   -Dharga Nagar Safa

Catch

Or

Fetch it,

Water falls!


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Subtlety

The water flows from the tap,
Over the translucent  cube.
No function, and no reason.
Perhaps, the waters over the eyes.


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prairie

roll upon the grass
with sheer joy of elation
just like the blown winds

© Goode Guy 2012-12-09


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Dirty Laundry

Dirty laundry hangs
For all to see in plain view 
Soap water needed


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Boy Are You Slow

look ancient creatures
marching through millennia
at slow steady pace








Tribute To Turtles  LOL


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Two Faces Of The Warrior

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                                              Bengal Tiger Grrreat
                                             Excellent warrior land
                                                Superb fisherman


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Realm Of What Is True

Love your smile, it‘s you,
Happiness abounds, it’s true,
Love, the next level.


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Pampas Grass

Pampas grass bloom shoots
Tall erect, buzzing, buzzing
Bees enjoy breakfast


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Wish

dandelion spores
scatter with a breath's wind~
I make a wish


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Clear Deep Reflections

clear deep reflections

show only in still water

wind disturbs their thoughts

 

 

(February 5, 2011 Wausau, Wisconsin)

 
(c) Copyright 2011 by Christine A Kysely, All Rights Reserved


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Thirty Shekels of Gold

My Hades my soul
Where to find Jesus ask these
Thirty shekels of gold


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Tied Down

string rising
into the sky
binds the kite to Earth


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Without Deep Darkness

without deep darkness

there lives no light, no contrast

nothing to compare

 

 


(February 7, 2011 Wausau, Wisconsin)


(c) Copyright 2011 by Christine A Kysely, All Rights Reserved


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Armor Hotdog

bird of feather
flocks the all mighty sea shore
just for a hotdog






Tribute To
The Hotdog 
In All Of Us  LOL


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Pastel Paper Moon

Pastel paper moon
Paper tiger and paper spoons
Paper plates this afternoon


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Tulips (Pair of Haikus)

tangerine blossom
bursting with vitality
hue glows resplendent

Breathtaking beauty
dew kisses petals softly
Captivating awe 


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Waiting for Cover

Winter’s leafless tree
Is larger than it appears
Waiting for darkness


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Baby Rest

Gently Sleeping; Still 
Flying; Fearlessly climbing
Baby's dream delight.


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Quit Being Hard On Yourself

deep in the forest
even natures own fury
can be hard on self



Tribute To Nature


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Cedar

Cedar tree standing
On the edge of the canyon
Weathered by time


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Mountain Lilac

Ceanothus blooms
with cool white flame
burning toward the ridgetop.


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Sudden Storm

broken flip flop rests
outside sandy castle walls
perhaps, the clouds break
 


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Who Cut The Cheese

feline for hire
mouse at it again
cutting the cheese


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Peaceful Cobalt Blue

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                                                     Cobalt Blue aura
                                                  Chill quiet relaxation
                                                  Instant stress relief


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Swirling

On the mountain top
Swirling mass of clouds below
So like our lives


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Separated

Sad sounds young apart
From mother longing empty
Joy when united


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occam's haiku

   OCCAM'S HAIKU

   Wise Occam 
 philosopher craves
    cut the crap


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Sparkling Pond

Cranes wade in the mud...
Bright fish break through the surface...
Water smooth as glass


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A Night In The Forest

Dark forest quiet still
Then awakes the katidyds
Filling surroundings

Dark forest quiet still
Music envelopes
Sound of the Whip Poor Will

(Inspired By John Denver's Annie's Song)(Double Haiku)


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advocate

thoughts quickly spinning,
devil in my ear grinning,
forgot all again.


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Astral

Six-Petaled Rose
Crossed legs beneath oak tree.
Omniscient repose.


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Cup of Cereal

I splash uncontrollably in a milky way
Paddle away my drowning fate-- cup me out of demise
I bump body on bowl spoon, soaked like cereal


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Vanilla Slime

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                                                    Island paradise
                                          Lure romance approaches far
                                                   Lurk vanilla slime


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The Giraffe And The Squirrel

Giraffe long slender 
Neck, with a long black tongue
Cleans baby squirrel


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Her Summertime Show

She waits to perform,
bursts to bloom, the tree her stage.
Us, her audience.


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Don't Mess With Mom

                                                    there is no fury
                                                like a woman's fury -
                                           so don't mess with mom










Tribute To
Mother Nature


It's Not Nice 
Fooling 
Mother Nature   LOL


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Let's Get Buzzed

billowing waters
caused by winds sudden onrush
electric surges



Tribute To The Sea


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Now Don't Tell

rustic overtures
mirrored fixtures
majestic crowns






Tribute To Nature


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Ancient

Forest filled with
Ancient trees, surrounding dark
Until the Light comes


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Howling Wind

Swirling through the air,
I howl like a sharp whistle,
During the winter.


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marionette

...............child's dancer
..................................tripped
.......into an Odilon Redon..........
..................................painting
because she wanted to live......
        in someone else's 
                                 dream.....



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Spring Haiku Trio

On the eve of spring, Mother nature awakens, to prepare her land. A gentle whisper, spreads to all she touches, wake up my children. A new dawn arrives, plush and bountiful haven, magic everwhere.
M.Mahauariki © 2012


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Bird of Paradise

Donning tangerine,
every creature was impressed
with your arabesque


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Growing Equation

Curled locks hang from head
Sunflower transparency
Comparative growth


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Sow The Earth

Ruby red autumn
Grow Bags of wheat or
Cry ears of corn


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Dew Drop Inn

single red roses
unfurling their petals wide -
at the dew drop inn






Tribute To The
    {Rose}


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A Delicacy


the cast iron skillet
sizzling over the blaze
legless bullfrogs roar



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Full Plummage

Golden Ginko in
Full plummage, fall breeze rustles
Leaves with swaying ease


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PRUDENCE

Dangling the bitter bait
Looming the passionate bite
Wisdom at attention.


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Crescent

Crescent moon in sky
Full moon somewhere else in world
All share your beauty


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Sun and Moon

SUN/MOON Enraged flaming sun, engulfing all he can see, throughout our toil. Passive the moon glows, chilling all she can caress, so softly we sleep. Sun and Moon live on, destined by the hand of time, Yin-yang forever. Contest: HAIKU HODGEPODGE ... TRIO ... 24/1/2012 M.Mahauariki © 2012


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Flying Frog

From the lily pond
Green frog jumps with eyes on meal
Web legs extending


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Making the Fish Dance

Waves crash against sand,
While rain rides on to the sea,
Making the fish dance


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Revenge

fools stomp grumpily
dancing wildly with anger
I wait with a smile


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Why the People Died

          Who understood them-
The waves- clinging to their feet.
                    Nature's fatal force.


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Nature's Haiku ~Foggy Morn~

Morning dense air crawls
Amongst a brook silently
Strewn below mountains


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Smile Your On Candid Camera

                                                             squirrel poses -
                                                      perched candid shot
                                                     resumes climbing pole


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Architect

Angles accounted
Volumes and sweeping vistas
Shavings from pencil  


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Rain on My Parade Trilogy (Haiku/ Series)

as the cool breeze blows
rises with condensation
moving like cloud nine

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evaporation
condensation into clouds
magic carpet ride

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cumulonimbus
like rain pouring over head
gliding to shelter


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Fire





smouldering flame...
   ignites a...
       fire...


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Uncovered

peg legged man~
treaures uncovered
in the eye of the storm


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Go Fetch

a leap of great faith
time to hit the water pool
fetching is for me






Tribute To
Man's Best Friend


My Pup {Shadow}  LOL


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Divinity Of The Mind

"True" Anarchy: so-
ciety ruled by mindless-
"god" fearing puppets.


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Orchard

Huge peach orchard field
Long slender leaves aflame
In autumn sunset


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STREAMING BORN ALIVE

                                            Beautiful Mountain 		
                                    non stop water cascade flows		
                                            streaming born alive 		
		


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Monkey

Monkey with  black tie
Coasting in the moon down low
Touching ocean, sky


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For The Colony

Army green spring--
In columns of two
Ants march across stars


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Storm approaches

Storm approaches me
Calm hides truth, shows all the fear
First drop: rain or tear


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Encounters flutter

Buddleja's blossom
indigo butterflies mate -

intrude passions hold


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HAIKU # 6

THE  RED  PLANET  SMILES .

U.F.O.  FROM EARTH  APPEARS  .

NO  GREEN ~CARD  REQUIRED . !!


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Sunshine Birth

Lonely bed, Erupts
Winter ceased, No longer sleeps
An unearthed seed
























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Shasta

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                                                      Shasta Daisy white
                                              Yellow face to light teardrop
                                                     Burdock passed gone


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Reaching Limbs

limbs cold and bare
reflecting winters shadow
reaching up to spring


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Of a Flight to Somewhere

          When the plane landed,
All its people who were one,
                    Are forever gone.


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The wind

Hear the wind whistle My mind seeking promises Enchanted I turn.


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Quiet Mirror

Quiet pool of water
Reflecting back green forest
Like a silver mirror


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Riding A Unicorn

.
                          To childhood again

                                     galloping away to one's 
                       
                                             imagination


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Lightening

Lightening
walks midnight sky
grumbling
no one listens


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Summer Idleness

summer idleness --
once again finding
shapes in clouds

6th Place , Indian Kukai, #6 (Clouds)


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Rubik Cube Rube

Two layers in hand,
Misplaced colors offer no plan,
No exit, imagine!


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Broken Bridge 1 And 2 - Haiku

Broken Bridge 1 And 2 – Haiku


     Broken Bridge 1

suspension bridge breaks
jungle covers snapped, collapse
people disappear

     Broken Bridge 2

too much suspense, tons
rope gives way, bridge breaks in two 
girl trips, bonnet falls 


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STORM!(Haiku)

Darkness comes swiftly,
Wind howling along the shore,
Hurricane coming!!


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Black

Black, cold, still water
Only moonlight reflections
Invites into night


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The Moon

a silver sliver
frowns on me from above~
cars swarm lover's lane



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Unconfirmed

Unidentified
Upon this night before me
Mysterious view


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Of a Young's First Love With Lady Older

          Spreading- out her legs,
The boy began to quiver.
                    A young's lust- allayed.


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His Eternal Creation

sky of amazement
in a sea of endless clouds
God's wonderment shone


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Orion's March

full moon
Orion marches across the sky
chasing jupiter and venus


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Snowballs

Snowballs and footfalls,
Playing in fresh fallen snow,
Footfalls and snowballs.


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The Rain Stick


unkempt heads wailing
lively feet dance and stomp~
soothing raindrops fall


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The Lady In A Veil

Volcanic ash rock
Nooks, crannies, sunrays, warmth
As the mist rises

Inspired by Raul's picture.


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Just Shooting The Breeze

                                                         just shooting the breeze
                                                   atop the lush grassy slopes
                                                       beneath clouds clusters


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Standing Tall And Looking Good

towering soldiers
watch over hidden forest
in dressed camoflage






New Entry For
Raul Moreno's 
Soalance In Nature Contest



Also Tribute To
Armed Forces


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Shaping Tomorrows

They are sinking
In the multiplication tables
While growing older
In a lack of emotional resources...
The differences
Are unnoticeable
In mirrors...
These
They are nailed
To loneliness.
The seasons
Are unnoticeable in their hearts...
The years
Rotting
In their eyes
To them...
The revolution
Is not the result
Of the last few minutes
In their alphabet
There is a path
To curses.

by Uzeyir Lokman CAYCI
Traduit par Yakup YURT en français
French free verse translated into English free verse
by F.J. Bergmann., 2002


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Seeds of Peace

Silent battlefield
Decline orders to kill
The seeds of peace


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Sheer Streaming Curtains

Let sun's light so shine, As radiant curtained beams, Stroll among the trees. Inspired by Raul Moreno


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May The Force Be With You

                                                   above canyon ridge
                                      hopper balloon excursion - using
                                                      boyant force


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The Lead

Hidden in the mist
Young buck following mother
Lead by example


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Summer

[Butterfly dancers/center]
[painting the seasons pallette/center]
[Brightly warmed hillsides/center]


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Black And Gray

Black, gray, black, gray, gold
Sunrise on ocean today
Bringing a nice day


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Weathered

Weathered drift wood lies
On the rocky beach still quiet
Beauty all its own


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Steaming

Solar tea kettle
Steams the autumnal meadows
Feeding the roots dreams


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Faces

White mouse with cheese runs
Siamese cat one-half paw
Behind, what faces


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The Return

Gold tree sits and cries
Little purple butterflies
Eden starts to rise

By Robb A. Kopp
All Rights Reserved © MMX


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Reach For The Sky

Frogs stretching in sun
Like birds in spring summer time
In mornings cold light


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Green Valley

Below high mountains
Melting snow stimulates growth
Green valley now breathe


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Before, Under, and After a Lava's Realm

          In a lava's realm,
Here, were innocent creatures.
                    But now- the sun sets.


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May I Have This Dance

eye of beholder
gets optical illusion of
moon and water's dance



Tribute To Beauty


Also Entry For
Raul Moreno's
Reflections Contest
Gl All


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Last Kiss

last kiss
before dying
how tragic




Tribute To 
Our Loved Ones 
On The Other Side

{R.I.P.}


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Oh My God

grand canyon viewing
red orange yellow granit stone
woven by the Gods


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Crystal World

If I clicked my heels
I’d be in a crystal world
All colors for me

Russell Sivey

An entry into Michael J. Falotico’s “Close Your Eyes and Click Your Heels” Contest


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I See Spots

northern spotted owl
could better serve species - than
dying in the wild








Tribute To 
The Spotted Owl


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The Ghost of Dead Tree

the ghost of dead tree
comes in new form, reflecting
the artist’s image 


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Idaho Summer ~ Haiku

Wild tree...long dry rope
Glassy Ice Creek streaming fast
Friends across it laugh~


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God's Tao

I look towards God's Tao.
I have walked faster than tears.
Red delirium.


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Experience

No matter how much
Experience of life one
Touches, there is more


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Nothingness

Fleeting, life's a dream,
Sinking into the darkness,
We wake to nothing.


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I Remember

Labor Day
honoring those served
with remembrence







Tribute To
Fallen Soldiers
    R.I.P.


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Gentle Hint

spring 
gently unfurls tender leaves
hinting at her return


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Big Bucks

early bird gets worm
standing at the base of tree
fourteen point buck - wow







Tribute To
Deer Hunters and Hunterettes LOL

May You Rack A Big One


Please Be Safe 
Wear Blazing Orange


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Shipwrecked

unbroken bottle
riding high on salty waves~
driftwood warriors rise
 


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Dark Dreams

envelop winter,
pose questions blackness recalls
but light burns silver.


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Maya Blue

Charcoal heavy clouds
Maya Blue high sky
Possiblilty


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ART GALLERY

Wherever he looks
Mona Lisa's gaze follows-
His every step


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The crescent moon

On a summer’s night
The bright crescent moon looks like
A slice of pumpkin!


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Embracing Love (Haiku)

a moment of trust
love from above and below
tree limbs embrace snow

© Joseph, 1/1/08
© All Rights Reserved

Comments: The Japanese Haiku format has three lines. The first has five 
syllables. The second has seven syllables, and the third five syllables.  The 
pattern is 5/7/5 for a total of seventeen syllables. The Haiku addresses nature.


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Shimmering Stars

We shine in the night,
We shimmer around the moon,
Along with planets.


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hands

flower to flower
for white hands - the lesser white
folded underneath


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If I Could I Wood

beneath pine archway
cast of carved woman standing
looking out to sea


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When the Songs Meet Flow

          The birds' chirping songs,
With the stream's persistent flow-
                    Harmonious sound.


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I'm Very Passionate

my bleeding heart - pumps
purple passion just for you
drip drip drip drip drip






Tribute To 
Bleeding Heart Flowers
So Dainty But Beautiful


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In the Playground Of Time

Wind bewildered,
Soft as rain, a summers day,
Children playing splash.


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INTENTIONS

UNCLEAR HAZY INTENTIONS LINGERING AROUND
SELF MADE RATIONALE ROAMING AROUND IN HEAD
DELIBERATION DECIDES OUTCOME ALL UNKNOWN


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Havoc's Cry

Wet death, cold, bone-chilling
survival lusts for kindling 
Winter wreaks havoc.


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Metaphorical Approach to Why it Rains

          The clear, blue ocean,
Waves to the clouds above.
                    Then, the rain comes- down.


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Swans On The Lake

Swans glide on water
Elegant graceful lovers
Float to other

Swans mate forever
Greeting caressing lovers
Touch slightly linger

(Inspiration from John Denver's song "A Song For All Lovers" and Daystar TV Worship Videos)


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The Emperor's Clones

Moon base to earth
Gnome anomaly
Clones vision of soul


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Hibernation

swirling snow welcomes 
twenty ninth day of Winter~
I cover my head


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The Guide

Bright light calls, guides through
The dark forest to a land
That flows with milk, honey


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Endurance

Sitting quietly
While clouds laugh in morning breeze
Rock keeps enduring.


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---stained lavender skin

stained lavender skin
cloaks the somnambulant sky---
tera-forming dusk


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Sudden Historical Reverse

The atomic moment stretches wide
Habits of mind glossy-
Imperial armor is stolen!


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White Light

White light through the night
Piercing, dividing, soul, spirit
Intents of heart


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Blue Starfish

The blue starfish 
Shall fall asleep under
A bed of crimson stars


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Cool Refreshing Swim

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                                                       Bengal Tiger_ run
                                             Jump in water_ they don't swim
                                                     Primal instinct wins


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Transformed

My tale of darkness
Begins on the witching hour
When the moon shines bright

An evil witch dies
She is reborn within you
Your torment builds slow

Reborn with magic
She overtakes your soul quick.
Now you are fiendish


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Winter Solitude

Snow covers softly
No movement except slow stream
Red flame cardinal


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Out On The Porch (4)

Cold gray windy rain
With the scent of dill from boxes
Quiet except for chimes


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Clinging Cat

Cat clings excitedly 
To four by four support post
Dog barks nips at heels


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Coke And A Smile

drink coca cola
tap bottle or in a can -
it's so refreshing








Tribute To 
Coca Cola Company



But Please 
Wash Those Cans First


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Marshmallow creme

When creme flows, dripping
With sugary confection
Stir in rice crispies!


For Raul's contest


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Benefiting

Symbiosis comes
As sky and stars coexist
Heaven’s awakened


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Optimist'sHaiku

Optimist's Haiku

I flew past the sky,

Up, to the celeste, thinking

What's past the sky's sky?


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ZOO NOT

ZOO NOT!
  - Dharga Nagar Safa

Bulls and Bears all over,

Not a zoo,

But,stock market!


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Ink

words spill from the pen
imaginations paintbrush~
thoughts drawn on paper
 


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Sun Centered

Sun centered daisy
Decorated by white, black
Butterfly who feeds


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If We Stumble or Fall

Ask the hands of fate
Sweet blue rain you wash away 
If we stumble or fall


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Haikus set one

Pain Fire and acids burn flesh Putrid smells escape from deep black holes Blood seeps from the heart. Soulrow Blood, Bone, poison, water Combine to form my beating heart Dark soul of terror. Broken Broken heart of love Shattered is my long lost dreams Love is long gone. Wounds Paths of dirty blood daggers Pierce the undying flesh of my body Pain is but a memory.


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The Sky Is On Fire

etched in own minds eye
blazing trails of fire - engulf
the midnight skyline






Tribute To 
Beautiful Skylines


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Sling Shot Tree

Flitering light through
Forest, dark moss clings to rocks
Sling shot v  tree


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Sorrow's Wake

Slumber blue starfish
Cry baby for mother's milk
How does love awaken


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beautiful painting

beautiful painting
of lonely skies and dead sea
is this Da Vinci?


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Beauty Awaits

Pink Tulips bloom, sun
Kwanza Flowering Cherry 
Hammock swinging, sneeze


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Above The Grade

                                                    beneath waterfall
                                          small vessels endlessly  float
                                                    city towers lake


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Fall

The golden season
of falling leaves I love
for it makes me glad


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Castle Friends

Knights, horses, shields, swords
Battle rams, motes, bridges, horns-
Catapults tower

For Caleb and his Lego Wars


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Haiku

dreaming of monsters,
unreal, while living with
monsters real.


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Nature's Double Takes


nature’s double takes
the silver glow of your eyes
which one is faking?


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Rainmaker

Free Monks fumble
salt spilled~
Rainmaker frowns 



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In The Night

During this time—night
Owls whoot and the trees converse
As the big moon glows


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The Drifting Dust

Footprints on the trail
Lead to a house where once lived
Covered in the dust


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Diamond Sparle Morning

Cobalt blue trees, night
Diamond sparkle morning
Radiates through trees


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Windy Couple

blustery morn
fir trees dancing freely
west wind a willing partner


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You

Your name brings life to my soul
Your smile gladdens my heart
Your voice gives strength to my drive
Your breath is an endless fragrance 
Your warmth reassures me
Of an endless love that I crave


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Gentle Winds

Gentle winds stirs oats
Peace, quiet, gentle wind moves
All in solitude


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Cobalt Aura Possible

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                                                 Cobalt Blue dreamland
                                                Still_quiet_peaceful aura
                                                  Spring snow possible


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Magic

It is a mirage
It can not be real, you see
But it’s on the wind


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Darkness

A genuine dark night
Encouraged by many stars
Sparkles like diamonds


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Winded

Chill frightful forlorn,
the wind bullied the dry snow
curdling Winter’s cream.


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Timber

if a tree fell - in
the forest - I wonder if
you could hear the sound ?








Tribute To
Our Timberland


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Great Ocean Highway Australia

Cobalt blue waters
Flowing Freely Between Black
Mountains in dark night


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Sunrise On The Desert

Black clouds gathered there
Promise of rain plants look,  wait
Sun rises slowly


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Fusion

In the sizzling heat
She wears new a furry mink
The sly little fox

Now its brimming cold
He dared bare himself of skin
The wily serpent

And what racket here
The cricket makes through the night
The bats cannot hear.

The rain is singing
The roof plays her pop songs sweet
Clouds dance on the street

A little black boy
Playing upon the blind rock
A trope for lost joy

Naked on the sand
No season tells tropic time
The sun milks the hand.

The eye milks the sun
For gold leaves waiting to fall
No fruits on bare limbs.




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Release thy NIght

Cotton candy sky
Hands of day release thy night
How I wonder why


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Carbonated Drink

Up on the mountain
Clouds swirl below like opening
A carbonated drink


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Whats Cooking

mojave desert
one hundred and one in shade
can cook egg on rock


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Dew Drops

Dew drops hang on edge
One water droplet at a
Time, Waiting to roll


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Haven Of The Night

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                                                  Surround black consume
                                             Sand surf  water, shell escaped
                                                       Haven of the night


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Spring Rose

Waiting on a rose
For beauty to come to life
I have waited long

Rose, oh gentle rose
I wait for thee through seasons
Can you fill my heart?

Open up your face
Let the light open your soul
That I may find love

Though lilies blossom
Pansies also awaken
I will wait for you

Heart of purest gold
Voice that is long awaited
Yes, I will remain


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The End

in deepest darkness
all voice forever silent~
a cockroach scuttles


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I

I cry to please my cold dream
As I see my ambition goes off.
There couldn't be too much to hold.



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Waterfalls

Shinning silver strips
Tumbling from the high heights
Water crashes down


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In The Misty Moonlight

Tin roof sounding board,
Springtime rain gently falling.
Thoughts of you prevail.


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Gazelle

Gazelle beauty grace
Oh the companions adorn
Birds clean fur turn face

(I saw a picture in which a gazelle was being cleaned by a flock of birds. The 
gazelle had its face turned like it was saying to the birds clean here.)


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Go Ahead Dump Me

                                                 beneath wooden fence
                                               clay pot amidst leaves rustle -
                                                       feeling abandon


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Hidden Reaches

moss covered troll humps
repose, beneath stark stanchions 
limbs ever skyward


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fair lady dances


fair lady dances
on a spread of green field,
my mind



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Rolling

On wave rolls onto
Shore, pulling prior wave back
Under, out to sea


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Teriyaki

A wish for soy sauce,
What a delight it would be,
Chinese food for me.


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Imaginary Lives

Oceans revealing,
Mer-maids, mer-men, mer-children,
Underwater world.


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Hip

Hip roof house adorned
With a yellow wig that glows
From sun light dancing


(Go by this house many times in a week but happen by at a time when the 
angle of the sun with such that the autumn colored leaves looked like a wig on 
the house top.)


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Rain Of The Night

Pampas grass soaking
Wet, burdened under the weight
Of heavy night's rain


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Ghost Apparition

Ghost apparition
Covering the full moon, night sky
Shows cobalt through it


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'Rainbows' (Haiku # 8)

‘ Rainbows ’    Haiku # 8

    I Reach For Rainbows
To Touch The Shimmery Show
     After Each Storm Go


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Pictures in the Skies

Cloudy skies shaping
Visual viewing of vistas
Picturing pictures


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Stick Fencing

Two sticks by the oak
Trimmed and prepared for battle
On a grassy knoll

On the playing field
With one hand behind our backs
Sticks cross left to right

In the round we dance
The fields sway, trees clap their hands
We duel and laugh


(Caleb and I playing in the front yard when he was 4 years old.  Now we duel with 
wooden and plastic swords.)


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Haiku

Haiku 


the light pouring down 
between the woods, the angel 
descent From heaven;  

© R K Chowdary
14July2014


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...in the head

Universe inside,
Mind into mind into mind,
Petals of the eye.


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Moon Lullaby

The moon's lullaby
Sweeps the earth into deep sleep
As I dream of you


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Imagination Haiku - 3 word haiku 9

Syllabication
Oversimplification
Imagination


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Here Kitty Kitty

                                              etched in own minds eye
                                          white kitten raising one brow
                                                  in crouch position











Tribute To The Kitty Cats     Meowwwww   LOL


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Book Ends

Machiavellian’s grin
Book ends of good and evil
Death and hope embrace


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Chicks

Baby chicks soft down
Mother clucks sends the alarm
Run gather quick safe


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The Dues We Pay

Chancellor of earth
Rent is due and
Debts are paid


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Black Rocks

Black rocks on gray waters
Night is bringing one home soon
To safety, warmth, love


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Pale Violet Red

Sun on horizon
Painting pale violet red
Under strokes on clouds


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Your Creeky

deep in the forest
arched waterfall -rapidly
channels rocky creek


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Weeds of Summer (Haiku)

rising from the dust 
green and yellow stalks now spread 
summer weeds blooming 


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Hidden Tombs

Burnt offerings --
Tomb of Pharaoh and Sphinx
Blush mirror of death


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Wings To Die For

amidst suns orbage
eagle outstretches wings wide
freedom escalates









Tribute To The Mighty Eagle
And To Our Freedom


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Gehry

Metallic twisting 
Masts of shimmering light 
Fluidity seen 


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New Colt

New colt weak waddles
Excited about life, look
See the world live life


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Puppies

Puppies go waddling 
In the grass, flowers for hours
Fall exhausted, sleep


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Moon Shine Trilogy (Haiku Series)

fresh Moonshine
hidden jars in barn
country road

~~~~~~~~~~~:::~~~~~~~~~~~

sweet corn from the field
natural grain distillation
liquid vapor flows

~~~~~~~~~~~:::~~~~~~~~~~~

mountain still brewing
transforming barley and rye
Appalachian!

~~~~~~~~~~~:::~~~~~~~~~~~


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Fish

The mirror for the Moon,
Silent and still;
Swimming stars in banks.


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Pine Tree Needles

Pine straw for flower
Beds, hay rides scarecrow stuffing
Bales to sit upon


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Dawn

 
In faint morning light
Misty droplets still clinging
the edges of night


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I'm Feeling Kinda Of Crabby Today

                                                    as the low tide sets
                                           sand bubbler emerge burrow
                                                      quickly sifting grains


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Steaming Hot

Coffee on the run
Blazing midday sun above
steamy uprising.



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Value of Money

Money, you compare?
floating feathers in blue skies
gone, nothing to share


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Bengal Tiger

through Bengal bushes

       golden black stripes ominous,

beauty, ferocious !


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She Always Looks Gorgeous

Photoshop "facelift"
For her facebook-- "friends" say she
Always looks gorgeous


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May I Have This Dance

amidst blades grasses
                                                 lily of the valley bows -
                                                  to winds king jester


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For

Earth's covers are white
Encapsulated in cold
Preparation for


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Renewal Of Life

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                                                 Autumn leaf death grip
                                           Dewdrop sparkle diamond light
                                                     Life renewal all


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Threw

                                                     Threw



                                            The stream threw fern leaf
                                         Looked like bright light moving
                                                  To the future life


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Water Changing Color

Green water changes now
Silver then to gold rushes
Seeing what color next


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A Great Place to Dream


a great place to dream
i saw the wind passed, touching
me, with gold and green


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Sea World

                                             a day at sea world                                    
                                       dolphins sea lions and more
                                              top reasons to go










Tribute To Our
Aqua Performers


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Sheep

Baa Baa Black Sheep Way
Up high, hanging suspended
In  the sky-blue sky


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cultivate my thoughts


            cultivate my thoughts
near the crystal stream, like blooms
              penned in a poem


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Cold

One lone duck on lake
In cold Alaska's waters
Very long bill laugh



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Fairy Nature

THIS POETRY IS WRITTEN IN 3 HAIKU/2 TANKA FORM, AND NOTES REFER TO SENSES.

I'm fairy nature,
come to collect fall's leaf wares
to help make a coat.


A coat of sunsets,
a last breath of summer's glow
to wrap up autumn.


I disguise myself
living amongst the woodlands,
squirrels, bugs, birds, bees.


Slowly with magic
I single handedly turn
the seasons over;

sweeping winds and driving rains,
giving nature rest till spring.


I nourish the land.
Autumn's blanket becomes crisp,
stark, white, purity,

I contrast, redecorate 
new, sleek, sexy, wavy tones.




AUTHOR NOTES

All 5 senses are expressed within this write, looking at touch, taste, sight, sound and smell.
'make a coat','wrap up' all indicate being touched or enfolded for warmth/protection...as does 
winter's 'blanket'
sounds - could be taken from the animals, and weather...'crisp' evokes sound also. 'rest'-
evokes quieter times...
smell - comes from earthy woodlands and fallen leaves, contrasted with freshness of icy or 
snowy air...
taste - evoked from 'nourish', 'last breath' of Autumn and new breath of winter air.
sight- comes from the autumn colours evoked from the 'sunset' and greens and browns 
of 'woodlands', 'sexy', purity of ice and snow, 'falls leaf wares' - reds, oranges, yellows and 
browns...


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Parenting

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                                                      Quickly feed zip-zoom
                                           Babies in the trumpet shaped nest
                                                     Can't take time to rest


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Hidden Souls Return

Ax slamming the tree
leaves falling desperately
hidden souls set free


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Island Paradise

twisted rope hammock
between two coconut trees~
sun browned men cast nets


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Problems

On eagle wings ride
High above the mountain rim
Never return home


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Cavern of Algidity (Haiku)

Frosty white grotto
Glacial incarceration
Diamond daggers hang 


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Emerald Meadow Haiku

  Soft Emerald Meadow 
	         Bouncing butterfly’s lost dream
               Ferns line a glass stream~





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Black Of Night

Golden sunrise colors
Morning, casting golden rays
Yet black of night stays


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Time To Stretch

above canyon ridge
small tree exposing it's roots
branches outstretching


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Down by the Creek


an old gray heron
floats on the evening breeze
minnows scatter



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Solitary Symmetry

Settling appearance
Curling upon my epoch
I await my path




Descending Grace  Entry for Contest   
Sponsored by: Raul Moreno  


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...purple providence

purple providence
thrust forth with agitation
crocus us the Spring


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Clear And Present Danger

clear present danger
what is one to do but - then
to submerge great depths


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Cosmic Hymns

Beyond bliss and innocence
Constellation blue ox
Sing out drum beat drum


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Sight During Winter

Snow falls from on high
Complete whiteout covers land
Seasons complement


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Touching

touching
the spider
what’s happening?


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Release Thy Prey

This last roll of film
Red tail hawk 
Release thy prey
Document this day


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Hawaiian Short-Eared Owl

Hawaiian short-eared 
Owl, guardian spirit saves
Land from strange species

Elegant in flight
Feathers ruffled rounded face
Golden wide eyes stare


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Template of Fire

Template of fire
Chariot run chariot
How close to the moon


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Mr Nibbles

                                                    amidst grass carpet
                                             bunny nibbles flower's bulb
                                                      extracting nectar


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Aquatic Image

~cuttlefish create
floating parades of visions
along coral reefs.~


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Paper Chopsticks

Wooden bowl of rice
On dry land hungry feet
At night, fish breathe air


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Cough It Up

deep in the valley
cumulus congestus skies
coughing up a storm



Also Entry For 
Raul Moreno's 
Inspiration In Haiku Contest


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Frozen

Bull frogs croak loudly
In a frozen barren land
Lift voices in song


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Rajshahis Litchi

Rajshahi’s litchi:
Ripe and red, juicy inside –
Just like your lips, babe!


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viewing the stars


viewing the stars
all the night shadows
have a wish

 


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imagine that

                                                            come imagine that
                                                your dreams live round the corner
                                                        what fun you would have


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Clouds White As Cotton

Sky so blue sprinkled
With clouds white as cotton puff
Gives chance of moisture


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What's The Cost

                                            pair of swans conjoin
                                      ducklings trail closely behind
                                               family priceless


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Doubled

Sunrise, life appears
Warmth, water nourishes all
Doubled by mirror

(Inspired by Raul's contest.)


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Fly Without Wings

We love eachother,
But how can we not be birds
Yet fly without wings?


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Changes

Nine feet tall now
Very slim mysterious
Dark cloud covers sun


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Rain Dance

the trees danced in the 

    wind as they were
   
       bathed by the rain~


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Voltage Insulation

Black birds are clinging
Close on the electric line
Insulated feet


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With Chamomile Tea

locusts singing with
the breeze reminds how peaceful
a porch swing can be.


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The Fist of Mars

Thy rod and staff
Clap of thunder--
Praise the fist of mars


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Majestic

Majestic rock rise
Surrounded by magenta
Sunrise, cobalt water


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Fiery Fingers

a lit Lucifer
falls from a fumbling fist
the burned oaf gawks


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Boa Hakui

Killing jar of mine
Suffer the bunnies and mice
Swallow whole its prey
My albino boa on this day
Killing jar of mine
Suffer the birdies and frogs
Swallow whole its prey
My albino boa on this day 


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Sky Parted As A Scroll

Hands of God Above
Reminging us of His love
Parted the clouds, light


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Fish Tales

Fish tales, we make no sound
Dead fish on sale by the pound
Eyes locked this earthy ground


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The Betrayal

Red wine cursed the floor
Brutus Judge of Rome
Who kiss the face of death


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Around The World

Peppermint wind
Around the world eighty days
Snap, crackle, pop…wee!


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Illusions

Illusions darken
Poets following pigs plod
glass reflections gripe.


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MEDITATING ANOTHER SEASON

Wind storm, be gentle
when passing over this field...
leave some edible!  


Rains are coming,
to make the scenery misty...
some tough birds will stay! 


O life-giving sun,
with your brilliance adorn...
this surly landscape!     


Seasons have four phases,
time let me choose the quietest...
the one full of roses!

    
No visions of gloom,
delight changes the saddest mood...
serenity reigns!


Swanky dogwood sway,
stoop down and tackle my feet...
to keep me from sleep!


Copyright 2009 by Andrew Crisci


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Let's Get Stoned

etched between two pines
snowcapped mountain majesty
towering stone hedge


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Warmth

Daisies in full bloom
Snow on the mountain above
Warmth in the valley


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Cloudy Morning

Clouds cradle for sun
Repose in bedding that's worn
Soft light peeking through


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Screen Fish

Tail and fin waver,
Trapped in that square box always,
You must be so sad.


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The Waterfall

A hugh giant tear
Water pouring from the rock
Weeps for America


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Just Bobbing Along

                                                   beneath lilacs bloom
                                             three swans cascading lake
                                                  bobbing for minnows


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wages of wickedness

He’s paid with a coin that boils
for the seeds in his soils
… the thorns of his toils.


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Tree Archway

Country graveled road
Encompassed by tree archway
Filtered light shines through


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When the Sun Sets

          When the sun rises,
The forest sings loud with joy.
                    When it sets- idle.


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The Morning Blues

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                                                         Blue morning question
                                                   Tears or laughter await soon
                                                            Vanilla ice cream


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Tree Spriit

Miniscule shadow
Beneath the blue clouded sky
Hides spirit of tree


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Just After Daylight

Pale yellow full moon
So close seems that touching trees
Still shining this morn

Touch in distant lands
Come shine on ocean water
Touch this distant shore


(For you)


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Complex Night

          As the trees sway fast,
Birds sing with exuberance-
                    Enigmatic night.


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Daybreak

Peering through dense light
Perpetuates stillness out
Beyond the valley


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Time To Hit The Sack

winters foliage
blankets trees and grassy knolls
hibernation time


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Biding Time


. . . bubbly brook, tall tree

              time biding time, no hurry

                        no rush, no worry . . .


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Unborn

Earth's womb is full, it's
Time to give birth to encased
Bodies, womb groans weight


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I'm Seeing Stars

amidst blades grasses
daffodil unfurls petals
in starbust fashion


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Ducks On Water

Ducks seemingly float
Effortlessly across water
Below hurricane


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Daffodils

icicles melting~ 
spring rises in bright chaos
of lemon and jade




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V Shaped Cloud

The cloud formation 
V shaped like geese going home
Colored by the sun


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The Weather We Bare Trilogy (Haiku Series)

Snow blizzard raging
Fortunately, I am home
Inside looking out!

~~~~~~~~~~~@@@~~~~~~~~~~~

Lightning now flashes
Fast streaks across the dark sky
Computer shuts down!

~~~~~~~~~~~@@@~~~~~~~~~~~

Winter chilled-wind blows
Gruesome sounds against my ears
Taxi! Taxi! Hey!

~~~~~~~~~~~@@@~~~~~~~~~~~


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Blue Dragons

Blue smoke and mirrors
Frogs leap in the arms of night
Blue dragons once more


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wishes

Tadpoles rest~
atop tossed
penny wishes.


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Mother Eagle

Gains strength from Power
Rises high on air currents
Looks down on the world



(Ideas from James Frazer's poem "The Nobleman, His Eagle, and The Moon;  The " Bible" 
from Isaiah 40 and Dolly Parton's song "Eagle When She Flies".)


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Who Are You

Why falling birds fall
Owl tangled in power line
Up against the wind


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Life

Fluttering leaves
Tumbling down to ground slow
Comes again in spring


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The Art of Human Activities

          Forest is ailing.
For her creatures are dying.
                    Soon- her heart will stop.


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Listening

an old ear tilted
listening to the wind
red hawk soars above


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Discarded Love

amidst sandy shore
withered rose lays discarded
from the sea of love


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Massive

The massive mountain
Rises above the flat plain
Awe inspiring thoughts


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Water

Green green green green green
Water gives life to all green
Water restores all


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Flourishing

Mythical verdant
Overshadows woodland backdrop 
Enhancing the view


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She Did

She asked me to stay
but I had writing to do
now you’re reading it


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Old Man Winter

top of old smokey
covered with frost - when bow breaks
old man winter blows


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Delicate

Fern so delicate
Light pierces thru arrow leaf
Reflects off water


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Safe Harbor

etched between two pines
lighthouse towering bluffs edge
safeguarding her sea


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Fingerprints On Glass

curving lines, that would
seem gritty, glide around as
ice skating beauties.


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Blacksmith's Hammer

The blacksmith’s hammer
Forges the wind into
Shears and plows


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Your Going To Get A Good Whooping

amidst raised marsh land
whooping cranes forges ahead
probing with their bills


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Frigid Air



  the frigid air snaked across

     my skin and left it tingling
  
       with frostiness

the windchill scoffed at me

    with it's hautiness as the air

swirled around me

  I seek shelter and refuge

    from the intensely

 frigid elements


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I'm Not Your Stepping Stone

                                                  stepping stones realms is
                                              yearning to learn - and share with 
                                                      others on the path


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Wonder

Who is looking out
From my eyes and what does he 
See, wonder like me


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Bucks

Bucks with big racks graze
Enjoy solitude of woods
Quiet, peace, fun morn


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God's Heavenly Torch

                                                   beacon of light shones -
                                                    sea of tranquality bod
                                                    God's Heavenly torch


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Romance

The dance of the yellow
Butterflies in the wide road
That's what love's about


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Goose Down Snow

Snow light as goose down
White, milk like but lacy sheer
Weights down tree limbs crack


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Lover's Heart

Surely lover’s heart --
Stranded on Fiji Island
Even the Gods chuckle


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the twitchers balloon


the twitchers balloon
passing over the mountain
did they hear its chant?


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Treasure island

marsh pony canters~
peg-legged man stands
atop waves of the sea


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Watercolors


canvas and paint box
abandoned on the sand~
stained hands build castles




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shaking the pillows


shaking the pillows
a twilight night
of dreams

 


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Welcomed Breeze

Oh, sweet eastward wind
Caressing my weary mind
Bring me new desires


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What's Your Hurry

                                                   tropical retreat
                                         bestowed hurricane sirens
                                                  islanders scurry












Tribute To
Hurricane Victims


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Hades' Coffin

The hammer of Zeus
Thrust thy nail in Hades’ coffin
Gargoyles hoist thy sails


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Songs of Summer

a siren squeals
from atop the old elm tree~
a mocking bird flies




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The Squizzard

The great squid wizard,
You always captivate me-
With your shiny stare.


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Turbulent Waters

Turbulent waters
Stirring all within, only God 
Knows who will land free


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Roots

a red sky at night
and red sky in the morning
sure has some old roots








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Cat Chow Chow Chow

                                                       underwater pose
                                                   flounder bellies afloat free
                                                     cattails sway swiftly


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Tidal sands

Water rushes, sweeps.
Tide enfolds as ground moves round.

Feet engulfed. Swallowed.


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Ready For Takeoff

                                            etched in minds own eye
                                   crane outstretching wing span - and
                                                ready for takeoff


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Mass

Cobalt blue water
Gives rise to the gray rock mass
Touching the horizon


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Summer Storm

white cane thump; thumping
he tries to outrun the rain~
I roll up my hose


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Empty or Full

Now empty or full
Philosophical argument
Each man has his view


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Sleek Sails

The vista: black sleek
Sails on horizon going
Home to distant shores


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Orchestral Unrest

Bellicose banter
between brass and bent woodwind
in rival rhythm.


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I've Got You Covered

                                                    billows of cotton
                                             blankets earth's canopy - in
                                                   satin colored hues


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Stream In Woods

Trickling stream thru woods
And meadow green, gain speed soon
Rush over stones, home


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Visitors of the Day

In winter we wait,
Springtime around the corner.
Birds singing their song.


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LOVE HAIKU

kissing-gate swinging-
eternally hitched to you
my heartfelt love


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Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me

                                                  tropical retreat
                                       bestowed by clouds overture
                                                somber islanders


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Time and Tide

. . . for both low and great,

                for no one,  time and tide wait,

                              passing through life's gate . . .


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Frosted

Frost spread like lichen
all across the window pane
encrusting the morn.


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Sunset Haiku

Powerful Clouds Hold... 
Sunbeams Tearing Blue Night Sky ~
Black Sea Reflects Gold~


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Domain or Dominion

Domain or dominion
Angels squabble at the alter
Receive thy holy bread


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Wooden Boy Lies

Wooden toy or boy
Pinocchio tells no lies
A real boy who cries


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Cloud Formations

Mickey Mouse cloud high
In the sky, floats very slow
Where is Minnie Mouse


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Damn Yankees

Southern fried glory
Watermelon ready to explode
Lip smacking cornbread 


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Peaches And Champagne

kissed by sweetness and
chased by tart bubbly makes an
oriental tang.


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Slips

Slowly slips fallen
Tree down the waterfall ledge
Chilled by cold wet


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The Shoeshine Beat

The pop of the rag 
Shine shoe with a shoeshine beat
Pop, pop goes the rhythm


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Sunny Stairway


             mist-moistened sunbeam,

                    gleaming stairway near nowhere,

                           up, down, to somewhere.


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Song of Celery Sky - the Newest Doll

Blue tin eyes dim blink
crystal lullabies to freeze
plastic harmony...


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Star Treasures

The sky's midnight hand
scoops up the dripping, hot stars
to dig for treasures...


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Making The Best Of Something

parking lot puddles
create makeshift ponds for birds --
a new habitat


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Sweet Success

                                                  in nature's garden 
                                      child reaches for flowered bulb
                                          smells enriched fragrance


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Skipping Puddles

It came in a rush
People running for shelter
Showers from Heaven!


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Sweet Helen of Troy

Black night I pray
To smash the walls of Troy
Wrestle Greek Gods --


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The Fish Who Cried

Splash, splash and a swish
A fish without a tail cried
Who found joy and bliss


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Seek Thy Treasure

Jewels beget gems
So hard to measure them
We seek thy treasure


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Wild Ride

Defiant Stallion
Stomping in the misty daylight
A wild morning ride!


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Do You See What I See

                                                  fall's own foliage
                                            reflects mirrored images -
                                                off motionless lake


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Invest in Thy Neighbor

Heads or tails wins
Invest in thy neighbor when
You need a good friend


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Springtime Forest

I watch as they sway,
These great trees of the forest.
Blooming flowers fresh.


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Friend Or Foe

                                                         bird in hand
                                                         friend or foe ?
                                                          you decide  ?


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Home On The Range

                                               amidst grassy slope
                                         bighorn retires to home range
                                              begins chewing cud


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Huffing And A Puffing

                                                         lioness beds down  -
                                              in scorched field rattail grasses  -
                                                         endlessly panting


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Daisy Mae

                                                     amidst tall grasses
                                           smiles glisten for candid shot
                                                    daisies brushes cheek


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Sky Sheep

Clouds so white float by
Sky brilliant a deep azure blue
Like sheep in blue fields


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Downy Motherhood


embarrassed ducklings
quack quack joylessly
mother shrilly squawks



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Hollowed Out The Sea

They weep, and they wail
When we hollowed out the sea
Bring me the captain’s log


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The Old and The Gray

Shades of winter
Caribou old and gray
Wolf pack smells thy prey


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Hey Boo Boo

                                                Hey Boo Boo Yoggie
                                          winter has come a calling
                                                   hibernation time






One Of My Favorite Cartoons
                      LOL


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Say Cheese

towering racoons
pose for a candid snapshot
amidst trunks skirting


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The Look Out

Crows like sentinels 
Black watchful guarding always
Someone blinded them


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Glorious Morning

Rising from the east
Providing light to the world
Morning glory shines


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Shew Birds

Shew the birds that fly
Overhead with sticks and strings
In search of branches.


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Priests Are Men

The breath of priests
Their voices thin
Who fruit are we
We pray within
Finding broken roads
Where dreams explodes
Priest are cloaked
Behind their robes
Lord, these priest are men
Let the whole world say, amen


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The Sweet Life

                                                      deep in the forest
                                             chipmunk finds tasty morsal
                                                  extracts corns nectar


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Delta Dawn

                                                         upon horizon
                                              crimson clouds hearlding the - 
                                                  coming of new dawn









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Aloft

Wailing Winter’s wind
raged air lofting sparrow flocks
like angry arrows.


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Cold Skies

Under cold blue skies
The snow rolls across the land
Smothering all sound


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Dark Night Protection

Golden yellow glow
Against darkest night silhouette
Strong against all storms

(Idea from the highlanders poems "The Lighthouse".)


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The Dorsal Fin Rock

Huge rock looks like shark's
Dorsal fin, guards land from ships
Or guards ocean from man


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The Excursionists


the excursionists
visiting the lake of green
did they find haiku?


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Scarecrow

             'neath noon sun's halo,

                     silence echoing away,

                            scarecrow scares the day.


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Truth and Goodness

The good in men --
Great leaders are born to fight
Early dawn of light


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The Sentinel

Lone weeping willow
In a field stands, sentinel
Lone, to what had been


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Sands of Time

What compels a man,
He, walking throughout the land,
His heart in his hand.


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Winter Wonder Land

                                                     winter's foliage
                                   blankets trees and grassy knolls
                                                   water runs amidst


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I'm Wading For You

                                                         visitors flood park
                                                 capture bear wading in den
                                                         applauses given


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Summers Breath

Wind in the branches
Gentle with the summer’s breath
Warm to your soft skin 


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Mysteries

Mysteries lie here,
beneath the water and grass,
we'll never know them.


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Random flower

random flower of mine
I ask you to bloom today
random flower of mine
show those colorful petals


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Silver Bird

                                                      soaring blue yonder
                                                    over clouds silver lining
                                                   reaching new milestones


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Paperless Eyes

Honeysuckle winds --
Haunted maple leaves 
Reveal these paperless eyes


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Dry Bones Tell Lies

Burgundy eyes
Dry bones tell lies
Leave trail of tears


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Your Nothing But A Snake

                                                  slittering reptile
                                           glides cool and so collective
                                                  amidst the rock bed


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Parade The Night

The crimson stars reveal
Daylight conceal cloaks and daggers
Truth parades the night


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Raptured Harmony

                                               feathered friends conjoin
                                           bill to bill breast to the breast
                                                    raptured harmony


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Dimensions of Heaven

Trapped in slices of bread
We live in a multiple universe
Then, birds eat the crumbs 


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Whispers Of The Wind

                                               deep in the forest
                                          whispers of the wind speaks to
                                                 enchanted forest


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Green Valley



There's a peace profound
 that in the silence I found
  of this green valley.


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the Apparition

the Apparition
in the morning news headlines
what is the message? 


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I Can See the Moon


i can see the moon
struggling out from the dark clouds, 
to light my way home


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Panthera

sinuous, jet-black,

     moonlit shadows on a bough,

emerald eyes know.






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Man in the Moon

A large face watched me
Bordered by shimmering trees
Along lit dirt roads.


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Glorious Morning

Rising from the east
Providing light to the world
Morning glory shines


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Food fight

toss and quickly duck
two handfulls at a time please
toss and quickly duck
two handfulls at a time please


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You Little Stealer

                                                 menace to feeders
                                      squirrel extends from tree branch
                                                 steals tasty morsel


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Chasing Cats

What are you thinking
behind those big soft brown eyes?
Chasing cats again?


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I'm In A Frenzy

                                                 etched in my minds eye
                                               birds in frenzy flight display
                                                 amidst moon's fontage


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Words Have Eyes

If words have fresh eyes
They shall search the poet’s mind
Through paper and pen


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Ravern's Gathering

A broken snow --
Ravens pluming feathers
Steal the hunter’s bounty


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Poseidon's Gateway

Sing out Poseidon
Juggernauts request to sail
Your jagged waters


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Whiskey Whiskers

Thrones and thistles
Who are you whiskey whiskers
My little ball of yarn


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Time Travel

Energy gap
Quantum leap forward
Traverse the universe


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This Bud's For You

                                                          amidst garden floor
                                                        the honeybee gets busy
                                                            pollinating buds










Gotta Like A Good Buzz LOL


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Cling To Thee

Cabbage and clover
Cling to thee jagged edge
Why the moon shadows


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What is Truth

Stones seek truth in the light
Darkness reveals truth in the stones
What is truth


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Scented footprints




Petals falling slow
Covering imprinted paths
Hide sweet legacies


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Pricked By A Rose

Who drank from this poison well
When prick by a rose
Where lover’s decay --


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Prince of Dawn

Go ancient serpent
Left hand shall disturb
Thy right hand


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Blueberry Sky

Sky blueberry sky
Window to thy soul 
These eyes and
Stars shall sing to thee