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Haiku Death Poems | Haiku Poems About Death

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Hush


            a limp hand I hold

as the wind takes your last breath

            the candle flickers


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


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The Aha Moment

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


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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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- Haiku X 43 - The Death-


               Christmas sparkling lights
               Weak brightness through tearful eyes
               Unexpected death






              27.12.2014
              A-L Andresen
              Copyright © All Rights Reserved 


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




Spin off Happy Days Na-Nu Na-Nu Shaz-Bot man Planet Ork Mork fly!
© PoeTTreeZ Publishing


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How Fast it Dries

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

three offspring
dragged into the river's teeth
one remains

they both stretch
the moment of sorrow lost
life leaps on


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-HALO-

“HALO THE WARRIOR”

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

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

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

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

by;PD


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Texas Wildflower Haiku : Widow's Tears

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

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

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


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darker than raindrops

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


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Homeward

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


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The Lost


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

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

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

                                                  Dear educators
                                           Part of the victims as well
                                               The lifetime tribute

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

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


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White Cotton Candy Tuffs

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


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Haiku 9 Life

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


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Haiku 103

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


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Demonic Noise




tsunami commands 
mother earth to tremble --
demons unburied

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

thunderous booms of
explosions in aftermath --   
resilience conquers



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


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death's breath is warm

death’s breath is warm a welcome reprieve in the winter of life
Sponsor: Charles Henderson Contest Name: HAIKU 101 FOR NEWBIES TO HAIKU AND/OR POETRY SOUP CONTESTS


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SKELETON TREE

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


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Sad Day

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


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Abrupt

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


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it will follow you

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


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Dead Heart

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


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left in the ground

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


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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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Silver

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


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Life's Fragrance

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

 
By Robb A. Kopp


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Once Upon a Dark Fog

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


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Red

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


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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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Passing...

  Screams above the din

A moment of grief and loss

    A loved one passes


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Viking Death Prayer

With raised sword and shield,
The Norseman yells to Odin
The Viking Death Prayer*


 *  The Viking Death Prayer

Lo, there do I see my father.
Lo, there do I see my mother,
My sisters and my brothers.
Lo, there do I see the line of my people,
Back to the beginning.
Lo, they do call to me,
They bid me take my place among them
In the Halls of Valhalla,
Where the brave shall live forever,
Where thine enemies have been vanquished,
Nor shall we mourn but rejoice,
For those who have died
The glorious death.