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WINTER

thick blanket of snow snuggling the flowerbeds with a winter wrap 6th October 2014
~awarded 4th place in Charlotte Puddifoot's contest~ ~awarded 5th place in PD's contest~

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HEAVENLY HERALD

dainty daffodil your golden trumpet fanfares the dawning of spring 09~18~14 Contest: Creative Haiku Sponsor: Charlotte Puddifoot ~awarded 1st place ~ ~awarded 3rd place in under 12 lines contest~ Published in Haiku Journal #33 by Prolific Press

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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 


~A Poet Destroyer Collaboration~ 
                PD & Phil Boy

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Haiku Collection-Flowers For Friends

Carnation

Summers sensations
Promising pastel colors
Cozy carnations

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Roses

Drinking every drop
Where the love goes it follows
Rain bows to roses

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Dandelion

Spring has treasures told
Gently birthed from the first rain
Dandelion gold.
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Lily

When summer sun seeps
Lily of the valley sleeps
Rise in the midnight
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Tulips

The talk of the town
Whispers of wild affairs
Tulips are silenced
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Pansies

Eye popping pansies
Extravagant explosions
Playfully perfect
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For all the flowers of the world, beauty
takes many shapes and colors, open
your petals, embrace the sun, and thrive!




For JAN~~

Where are the Orchids?
I have never seen one bloom.
They're all in Jan's room!!



08-13-2014

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MORNING OR MOURNING

Such precious gemstones Morning dew shines like diamonds God’s tears from heaven Written on 18th February – 2 days before my father died Posted 22nd February 2015

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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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liquid little stones

liquid little stones
skipping and skittering free
on shared umbrellas

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SNOW - ANGEL

tiny snow angel snowflakes kiss your rosy cheeks white winter beauty Jan Allison 14th November 2014 Published in Haiku Journal #33 by Prolific Press

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Haiku 16: Blood Pain

           lightning punching down,
                     fast, blinding, loud – blood pain
                                a prayer of tears 







to all who have suffered violence


David Meade

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Haiku 19 Barn Life

                                                    Haiku Form

                                              hay, manure, cows
                                         a low long bellow --  ancient
                                      birthing call,  s w o o s h . . . life

                                                      

                                                   Tanka Form

                                         barn filled with hay, cows
                                    moist heat, the smell of manure 
                                     wet nose, brown eyes --- time
                                        a hard bellow, the birth cry
                                     final push . . . s w o o s h, miracle


dedicated to Mary Jo, you rock country girl!

David Meade

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DRESSED BY NATURE

emerald green growth dresses the rocks and pebbles natural velvet 5th April 2015

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REMEMBER ME

blue forget-me-not brilliant beautiful bloom always on my mind 23rd March 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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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 For PD's All About Trees (old/new) poem Poetry contest

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Sunset's Concerto

Soft wind music plays                                                                            
0n last harp strings of sun rays
Clouds waltz in the sky

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Erosion (haiku)

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

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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

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The Rush

in the woodland’s hush naked where the waters gush. . . the rush of fresh love Sept. 20, 2014 for the Creative Haiku Poetry Contest of Charlotte Puddifoot

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Destiny

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

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Haiku 69-About The Swan Lake

swan lake a feather falls silently

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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

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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

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SEASONS HAIKU - COLLABORATION WITH SHANE COOPER

Spring Cool breeze gently blows Brilliant butterflies dancing Rainbows in motion Summer Glorious gold beach Sandcastles reach for the sky Children having fun Autumn Crisp leaves fall slowly Green glens veiled in falls blanket Sunset beneath trees Winter Cold icy morning Dancing whirling wonderland Snowflakes from heaven Collaboration with Shane Cooper 15th January 2015

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BE FOREVER MINE

*Scene is set * romance in the air picnic in the forest glen champagne is on ice **Anticipation** question to ask her wild willows bend to listen by the babbling brook ***Be mine*** red rose in my hand on bended knee I propose will you marry me? 02~02~15 Contest Double Valentine Haiku + Questionku#2 PD ~awarded 7th place~

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MOONLIGHT SHADOW

in the dead of night moon reflects on rippling lake shadows duck and dive 20th February 2015