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Haiku Metaphor Poems | Haiku Poems About Metaphor

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Patience


Patience
breezeless summer day - motionless on lily pad frog waits for victim


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'the sea'

(beautiful!) immense and Poseidon-like,--the sea washes o'er my soul.


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The Internet: Return

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


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Teamwork

Teamwork could happen.
Challenge to get ahead now.
Expect some to crash.


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Two Haiku

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

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


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haiku fanatics

haiku fanatics stifling creativity laying down the law inflexible minds smothering self-expression toeing language lines simile is out personification too metaphor's a crime icicles are fine as long as they aren't 'crystal' and they mustn't rhyme ripping haiku rules rebel verse must be contained I should be ashamed! wonder if Basho stuck rigidly to the rules observed tradition? haiku from the heart give metaphor wings to soar let the words fly free oops I do believe this is strictly senryu not haiku at all!
After reading all sides of the haiku debate about how it should be written, and indeed beyond haiku and into the writing of poetry in general, I really only have this to say: life is not perfect and if art imitates life it stands to reason that poetry cannot be perfect either. I think the writing of poetry suffers from perfectionism, and I find that the more I read about the rights and wrongs of writing, this technique and that technique, this form and that form, the more of an inhibitory effect it has upon my work. Life is constantly changing and evolving and therefore poetry must do the same. What is being published today at the cutting edge is mainly modern haiku and free verse, with a definite shift towards more rawness and edginess, and I welcome that. Life is not perfect and has very little rhyme or reason, so how can it possibly be captured in neat little stanzas and strict syllable counts? And so, when writing haiku I will write my own version of it; what personally pleases me and what I'd like to read myself - I've ripped up my rule book! :)


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The Less I Have

the less i have of
the additional use of
the more it breaks down


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arc

arc - parabola
life - our parabolic bow 
ends that never meet


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Haikus About God: IV

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


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Patience Hears

birds retort
wind whispers riddles untold
patience hears


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haiku 1


as soft as her breath

large snowflakes upon

pink bunting









*my first attempt at a haiku without verbs

**Yes, it is subjective and does contain metaphor :)


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Anatomy of Life

The philosopher has blades;
He wants to dissect
the body of life.


Date: 4/1/2014


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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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roots

Ruth by the window;

eating an  yogurt...

it's hurts the road of memory.


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Mirror Mirror



                                           My eyes becken ye forth
                                           grimace at your reflection
                                              As eyes tell no lies
                                       Peering beneath,your heart lights



                       





                        


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Longing for spring

waiting scents of spring                                                                                             trek from long winter silence                                                                                            fawning sounds river deer                                                                                     -  Note  In a breathe this is not 5-7-5 but best I could do to get the double metaphors  flowers fawns  birth and sounds of frogs croaking- kajika frog


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Rainbow

Beautiful rainbow.
Your laughter - crystal raindrops
reflecting the light.


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Cosmonaut

Under starlit dome,
across the empty ocean,
I sail all alone.


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All About the Music: Sole On Soul

Click clack; Sole on soul.
Swaying shoes to the rhythms 
The beat makes you whole.


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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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Perfect Beauty

purest of all lakes
sweetest cake ever tasted
loveliest music not yet composed


Date:18/09/2014


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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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Haiku 37


	Surprise and pleasure
	your secret garden
	Red tulips


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Graffity

Immortality,
youth`s luminous graffiti,
drawn on winter`s wall.


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A Time to Shed

A Time to Shed
Dull, milky, blue eyes Molting snake crawls out of skin - Dawn of a new day


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Passing through MK

The unwashed drain of 
semi-civil masses sits
bleakly in darkness


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Self pity

Oh this self pity
Destroyer in the deep realm
Dark within my soul


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Glowing Reminiscence

Basking in moonlight,
Old birds remember the nest.
Ruffles my feathers.


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Autumn

Strelitzias die.
Shrunken birds of paradise
sag between green leaves.


* It is now autumn in the Southern Hemisphere.
Strelitzia is a genus of five species of perennial plants, native to South Africa.  A common name of the genus is bird of paradise flower.


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The Boss - Maybe Tomorrow

With the boss pulling and the workers pushing, with the Square Wheels on the wagon and the round wheels in it:

The boss views the path.
Roll forward faster better.
Maybe tomorrow...