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Haiku Work Poems | Haiku Poems About Work

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a guinea fowl

a guinea fowl
molting polka dot feathers—
handmade earrings

© February 21, 2012
Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen

Written for Poetry Soup Member Contest: Juxtaposition Haiku 	 
Sponsored by: Charles Henderson


Copyright © Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen | Year Posted 2012

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red tint of evening bleeds across a glazed skyline… crowds droop on bleak aisles The street lamps wane beyond rush hour; eyes missing the rarest flower… And city lights drain people’s bones, when aching shadows blur my view. How lonely the murmurs heaving around against the pitch of uptown’s restless mind; that my own breath, withdrawn, endures its sound replaying ticked moments of work’s toil ,blind lost in a haste when life cannot unwind. ----------------- ~One modern Haiku,A couplet,Free verse and English Quintain~ Silent One's A Poet's Dozen Contest 11/5/2015

Copyright © nette onclaud | Year Posted 2015

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Prisoner of fate

Jobless, indebted -
battles with insanity 
- writes haiku shaiku

Copyright © Saalik Siddikki | Year Posted 2011

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

Copyright © Scott Simmerman | Year Posted 2014

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Mastery is the goal

You want to set goal
Big enough that in the process of achieving it
You become someone worth becoming

Copyright © Jacqueline R. Mendoza | Year Posted 2014

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Work Flu

I am surrounded 
Coughing here and coughing there
Where do I escape

Edward J Ebbs - January 17, 2015

Copyright © Edward Ebbs | Year Posted 2015

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C E O Haiku

Glorious riches
No sleep or time
A wicked hero

Copyright © William Masonis | Year Posted 2012

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much shorter days now
the temperature falls at night
harvest moon provides 

Written for Brian's contest

Copyright © Michael Jordan | Year Posted 2009

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Education-Educaution V

Timetabled breathing,
All else is irrelevant:
Exams are too much.

Copyright © Dan Keir | Year Posted 2014

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Haikus About God: V

Omniscient guy
Yet he lets bad things happen
How can he exist?

Copyright © Dan Keir | Year Posted 2013

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gods work

god did good with what
he had to work with consid-
ering 'twas nothing

Copyright © Paul Geiger | Year Posted 2014

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Summer Job

morning by the hill

          ants with foodstuff walk in line - 
                   the sun shines all day

7th Place - Traditional Haiku II 
Sponsor: Shadow Hamilton

*This is a repost, the original of which I have inadvertently deleted while trying to delete a double posting, hence it no longer appears in the winner's list.  Posting again today in view of Viv Wigley's blog, Old Friends.

**I tried to see if the deleted file can still be retrieved by PoetrySoup but after sometime, they replied that they can't.  This is the link to the old post where only the comments remain: http://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/summer_job_685960

image credit: thumbs.dreamstime.com

Copyright © KP Nunez | Year Posted 2015

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Harvest Festival

aerial viewing
outstretched crows flying frenzy
harvest festival

Copyright © Katherine Stella | Year Posted 2010

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Lookin' after pests
Keepin' a CLOSE eye on 'em
"Those wild animals!"

Roamin' around zoo
Searchin' for sneaky monkey
Hidin' in a tree

Zookeeper gets mad
"Where's Marty, the smartypants!?"
"He TOOK my cage keys!"

Copyright © JW Earnings | Year Posted 2013

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Writer's Block

Blank sheet. Empty head. Ideas not forthcoming. Wastepaper bin full

Copyright © Ken Duddle | Year Posted 2012

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Wheeler Dealer

He buys and sells all, but says no to Satan 'cause his soul is nailed down.

Copyright © Ken Duddle | Year Posted 2012

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My Mom's A Maid

                           She cares for the job
           Though the masters scream and shout
                           For the sake of love

Copyright © Arden Gopela | Year Posted 2013

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Spirits riding time, in swirling clouds, mist and fog, off the bluff they rolled.
Special thanks to James Marshall Goff for taking the time to explain haiku to me in a manner that helped me to appreciate its imagery and rigid format. "Visitors" is a spin-off from another poem "Heritage", which I wrote a few years ago and posted on PS only a few minutes ago. If the imagery and emotions I attempted to evoke fell short of your expectations, read "Heritage" and you'll tell more about what I was attempting to communicate. This is my first attempt at haiku, so do be too mean. ;-) ~<><

Copyright © Jim Fish | Year Posted 2009

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time well wasted or a gift
for work compacted

Copyright © Emily Harris | Year Posted 2011

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And Here is the News

On top of the hour
Tens of thousands of people
Talk to microphones.

Copyright © Andrew John | Year Posted 2012

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Nature At Work

dewy tears glisten
upon silver threads woven...
the rains come then go.

© Harry J Horsman 2013 

Copyright © harry horsman | Year Posted 2013

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an art piece of work
blithe elated and joyful

Copyright © nikhileswari swaminathan | Year Posted 2014

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#1 hat is 
    us army -

Copyright © Ed Coet | Year Posted 2011

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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")

Copyright © Dan Keir | Year Posted 2013

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Education-Educaution III

Young pulsating eyes
Arch over dry hieroglyphs;
What does it all mean?

Copyright © Dan Keir | Year Posted 2014

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Work Day

Sitting at my desk.
Time is ticking slowly by. 
Can I go home yet?

Copyright © Leann McCarty | Year Posted 2015

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The rickshaw-puller

On a sunny holiday
The rickshaw-puller
Goes on working all day long!

Copyright © Asif Andalib | Year Posted 2011

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The rancher

morning frost twinkles
      while rancher sips coffee and
              whiffs new arrivals

Copyright © Lisa Lee | Year Posted 2011

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26 June 08    9:00 am

I walk a lot softer than I used to

I walk a lot slower than I used to

I work a lot less than I used to

I work a lot slower than I usde to

But I love a lot more than I used to

Life on Purpose Live it before you lose it! ©2009

Copyright © Bobb Marly | Year Posted 2011

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Just The Facts Ma'am

Another life fact
A dysfunctional Congress
Can't accomplish muich

Copyright © Tom Wright | Year Posted 2013