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MORNING OR MOURNING

Such precious gemstones Morning dew shines like diamonds God’s tears from heaven Written on 18th February Entered in 100 in a row #1 contest sponsored by PD Posted 22nd February 2015


Copyright © JAN ALLISON | Year Posted 2015

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- Haiku X 62 - Deep Wounded -



    Deep wounds that leave scars
    One moment much more must flow
    Shadows from the soul

    Her tears in silence
    The strong arms that held her up
    In the thoughts and deeds

    Please do not grieve more
    And afterwards remember
    Pearls of morning’s dew





    05.08.2015 A-L Andresen :)
    Copyright © All Rights Reserved


Copyright © Sunshine Smile | Year Posted 2015

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WINTER

thick blanket of snow snuggling the flowerbeds with a winter wrap Entered in My Best poem contest sponsored by Skat 6th October 2014


Copyright © JAN ALLISON | Year Posted 2014

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HEAVENLY HERALD

dainty daffodil your golden trumpet fanfares the dawning of spring 09~18~14 Premier Contest #2 Sponsored by Skat:-) Published in Haiku Journal #33 by Prolific Press


Copyright © JAN ALLISON | Year Posted 2014

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My Tree's Seasons

spring wakens my tree - a bejeweled perfumed bride. . . . love birds make their nest summer’s yellowed lawn beneath my tree’s sombrero. . . . grass breathes sweet relief fall’s quick change artist - from green to gold to crimson. . . . disrobed, my tree naps


Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2011

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Pirate Bay

```Pirate Bay the Haiku``` 

pirates fierce and mean 
drowning fish, sea to sea 
parrots on their butt 


```Polly Wants A Cracker``` 

bloodthirst & brutal 
Quartermaster Gone Wild 
dirty wings on deck 


```Sea World Adventure``` 
ship crew goes on strike 
sailing the Caribbean 
wooden leg splashing 


~*~


Copyright © Poet Destroyer A | Year Posted 2015

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Rain and Stars

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Sudden summer rain soaks the garden before dusk— Cat licks early stars
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Copyright © Ruben O. | Year Posted 2010

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SNOW - ANGEL

tiny snow angel snowflakes kiss your rosy cheeks white winter beauty Any poem you ever wrote not for a contest Sponsored by Broken Wings 14th November 2014 Published in Haiku Journal #33 by Prolific Press


Copyright © JAN ALLISON | Year Posted 2014

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Spring

Nature's wake from sleep Life flirts with beauty a time for flowers to flaunt


Copyright © Funom Makama | Year Posted 2016

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as I drift

writing as I drift

   on the ocean's endless blue. . . 

                     my soul over        flows





Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2013

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Beneath October's Sky

red flames of desire as I hold my lover close. . . the sky has caught fire


Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2015

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DAWN HAIKU

diamond dewdrops glisten on gossamer threads morning has broken Jan Allison 23rd May 2016


Copyright © JAN ALLISON | Year Posted 2016

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liquid little stones

liquid little stones
skipping and skittering free
on shared umbrellas


Copyright © Rickie Elpusan | Year Posted 2005

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Erosion (haiku)

Gullies scar brown earth
     Hurricanes bring erosion
          Of both soil and lives


Copyright © Carolyn Devonshire | Year Posted 2009

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Champagne Toast

*Drunken Master *


***
sweet lavender lips
I heard it through the grapevine
transform from sweet grapes

sweet lavender lips
I heard it through the grapevine
libation of wine

sweet lavender lips
I heard it through the grapevine
intoxicating -----X----- beverage 
***


by;pd 
4th place
CHEERS!!!


Copyright © Poet Destroyer A | Year Posted 2013

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Enlighten Me

"Haiku of enlightenment"

all explanations 
a perceptive, world of green
mocking the land

summoned bird calls
tantra and morality 
zestful garden-----------------  in waiting 

by;pd


Copyright © Poet Destroyer A | Year Posted 2014

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Twilight

Sealing eyes of sky,
       Descend upon straps of light,
Dusk…now dreams the night...


Copyright © farah chamma | Year Posted 2007

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DRUNKEN MOON

~twice the beauty~


in the sea of love 
reflection of the night 
a wave moves


~SKAT~


Copyright © SKAT A | Year Posted 2015

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LATE OCTOBER HAIKU

LATE AUTUMN HAIKU

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dave Austin


Copyright © daver austin | Year Posted 2014

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DRESSED BY NATURE

emerald green growth dresses the rocks and pebbles natural velvet 101 poems in a row Contest #18 Sponsored by PD Linda:-) 5th April 2015


Copyright © JAN ALLISON | Year Posted 2015

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Haiku 30 Rock Love




                                  running to the rock

                                              a strong tower against foes


                                                                    her love a refuge






To strong women and their love


David Meade
11/20/2014
Live Generously


Copyright © David Meade | Year Posted 2014

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paper boat


paper boat--
how far will it carry
my child's smile






© kash poet (kashinath karmakar)


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Copyright © kash poet | Year Posted 2012

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Destiny

a child plays alone watching from behind a tree the predator smiles


Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2014

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Hush


            a limp hand I hold

as the wind takes your last breath

            the candle flickers


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


Copyright © Paul Callus | Year Posted 2015

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her eyelashes' flicker


before melting---
her eyelashes' flicker
with my every breath


Copyright © kash poet | Year Posted 2012