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A haiku Anthology

feathered wanderers how far… what lands you espied moonlight guides you on ~ feathers… how many would it take to lift me… fly a dreams worth… magic ~ the crow the raven black as pitch… their beauty gleams precious jewels ~ donkeys… mules… oxen man’s workhorses… over time still abused… misused ~ snow-capped… the highest mountains… peaks… touching the stars borrowing snowflakes ~ super condors majesty… kings… queens of flight twenty-twenty sight ~ mister mole a golfers nightmare in each hole… one ~ with my magic wand holes I slit in the clouds so the sun can see ~ sea glass… pollution first as sharp as crystal light honed down to jewels ~ cow jumped over the moon fairy tales… lies… cows can’t jump fairies don’t have tails ~ white sand wave ground coral… beached once homes for many ~ once homes for many wave ground coral… beached white sand ~ hark… nature crying pollution… its wicked ways heed natures warnings ~ babies forever some life… bar one day adults breed then die ~ humans if only adults just for the one day would peace prevail… ~ green life supports all that breathe returned…o yes… facies ~ red wine, I drink its aroma honey, I drink its nectar autumn I breathe its breath good in words alone they breathe for the world perpetuating life ~ tears emotive reason inadequacies… failings love… most emotions

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Date: 4/19/2018 3:01:00 AM
Wow, I'm starting to think that you are a reincarnation of Basho himself. Perfect. Tom.
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Date: 4/18/2018 4:44:00 PM
gee Mick I struggle to write one decent haiku and you have a string of superb poems - you really should submit your work to haiku journal and get some published:-) I especially love the mole on sure is so true:-) hugs jan xx
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Mick Talbot
Date: 4/19/2018 2:52:00 PM
You could say I'm besotted with them, '-) Thanks for your kind words Jan, and yes I might just do that... hugs Mick