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Haiku 11-14-2016

Haiku 11/14/2016

Come closer my love
touch softly with stolen light
a Winter’s darkness

John G. Lawless

Copyright © John lawless | Year Posted 2016

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haiku fanatics

haiku fanatics stifling creativity laying down the law inflexible minds smothering self-expression toeing language lines simile is out personification too metaphor's a crime icicles are fine as long as they aren't 'crystal' and they mustn't rhyme ripping haiku rules rebel verse must be contained I should be ashamed! wonder if Basho stuck rigidly to the rules observed tradition? haiku from the heart give metaphor wings to soar let the words fly free oops I do believe this is strictly senryu not haiku at all!
After reading all sides of the haiku debate about how it should be written, and indeed beyond haiku and into the writing of poetry in general, I really only have this to say: life is not perfect and if art imitates life it stands to reason that poetry cannot be perfect either. I think the writing of poetry suffers from perfectionism, and I find that the more I read about the rights and wrongs of writing, this technique and that technique, this form and that form, the more of an inhibitory effect it has upon my work. Life is constantly changing and evolving and therefore poetry must do the same. What is being published today at the cutting edge is mainly modern haiku and free verse, with a definite shift towards more rawness and edginess, and I welcome that. Life is not perfect and has very little rhyme or reason, so how can it possibly be captured in neat little stanzas and strict syllable counts? And so, when writing haiku I will write my own version of it; what personally pleases me and what I'd like to read myself - I've ripped up my rule book! :)

Copyright © Charlotte Jade Puddifoot | Year Posted 2012

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haiku 1

as soft as her breath

large snowflakes upon

pink bunting

*my first attempt at a haiku without verbs

**Yes, it is subjective and does contain metaphor :)

Copyright © Cyndi MacMillan | Year Posted 2013

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Two Haiku

Strokes after midnight
received a distant sad news
a swallow has flown

Watch over us dear
I kept my prayers for you
frosted in flowers

Copyright © Lily Twinkle | Year Posted 2014

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- Haiku X 84 - STRONG -

Meant to make a choice
My heart is pounding fast
Close the final door

Haiku 5-7-5
- Sun :) - A-L Andresen :)
Copyright © All Rights Reserved

Copyright © Sunshine Smile | Year Posted 2016

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Haiku 37

	Surprise and pleasure
	your secret garden
	Red tulips

Copyright © Jack Jordan | Year Posted 2013

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Haiku Suite

Haiku 2 Do About U

Should I tell U how
Love 4 U within me sings?
Swinging scatted tune

Haiku About U

Sound brought me 2 U
Feelings for U clear and pure
Dulcet notes on glass

Haiku II About U

Time always 4 U
Time 4 Me? When U want 2.
Metronome off cue

Tru Blu Haiku

Customer Service
Counter for unwanted things
Symphonies in blue

Haiku What U Do

U caused me true pain
My heart a minor etude
Composed in lieu of rain

Blue Haiku N Rue

Silence with me now
Heart pacing on shards of glass
Strewn beneath its feet

Copyright © Mari Roberts | Year Posted 2013

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(To Maimounatou Abdou) 

Garouas Sun has risen now
Let it light and delight
Let me Princess of Beauties bow
For Garouas soft sun is at sight 

 Dla, November 14, 2014

Jaafar Sadig El Waad

Copyright © Jaafar Sadig El Waad | Year Posted 2014

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Haiku: Who She Is

sea pearl of a girl
anti-tears on morning grass
gleaming in her wake

Brian Johnston
November 14, 2015

Copyright © Brian Johnston | Year Posted 2015

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haiku is not
silence. . .
but points the way

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2015

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Haiku 14

The dreaming highway,
a wide-open spacious life. 
Zero at the bone.

Copyright © Jack Jordan | Year Posted 2013

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Haiku 2

What doesn't kill me
Neither does it make me strong
Always heal within 

Copyright © Anna J Carroll | Year Posted 2012

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Haiku 7

A feathered cargo,
black shroud of migrating birds.
Mysteries abound.

Copyright © Jack Jordan | Year Posted 2013

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worms glowing……..  
chandeliers in green
light, hanging; 

R K Chowdary

Copyright © Ramakrishna Chowdary Jasti | Year Posted 2014

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Autumn Haiku

Tonight the moonlight
Lays tipsy whisper in breeze
Our owls dance all night

Copyright © Probir Gupta | Year Posted 2016

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Nine haiku about one thing

And she picked it up -
The sleek black and white feather,
Threw it in the bin.

Black and white against
Unrelieved grey. Graceful curve
Against the straight lines.

A flash of beauty
In the gutter. Tidied up
To dull, gritty grey.

Mock Jasmine flowers - 
Beauty and perfume all lost
For neatly trimmed hedge.

Bright scattered colour - 
Gold and bronze leaves down the drive,
Machine blown away.

There’s a concrete path
Through the forest now. It’s grey
Stark, unwelcoming.

Remember? “You don’t  
Know what you’ve got till it’s gone.”
Paradise is lost.

We’re lost in a world.
Where Nature is untidy.
We’ve cleared it away!

She robbed us of it -
The sleek black and white feather,
Stole it from our sight.

Copyright © Shell McConville | Year Posted 2015

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Summer Haiku

blue sky in your smile
jingle in the flock of birds
a struggle handsome
May 16, 2016
Summer Lovin' - Short Form Poetry Contest
Sponsor: Andrea Dietrich

Copyright © Probir Gupta | Year Posted 2016

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The Oasis- Haiku Trilogy

In the vast desert
I search for love’s oasis
My lips cracked and parched

There In the distance
The promised rest of your love
I stumble forward

The shimmering heat
I’m buried in the hot sand
You were a mirage

Eileen Manassian Ghali

Copyright © Eileen Manassian | Year Posted 2013

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Haiku for Alphabet Soup

My alphabet soup,
it is getting very cold,
my microwave broke.

Copyright © Jackson LaBaugh | Year Posted 2016

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Haiku in Troika

   Snow Queen's galloping
three headed icy-cold sleigh.
       A troika blizzard.

Date : 12/15/2016

Note : For the contest (The Troika Haiku With Hooves) by John Lawless.
          Placed - Fifth

Copyright © AFZAL NUSKER | Year Posted 2016

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Haiku 20

Haiku 20

The flower of hope:
Drooping petals dropping seeds;
Fertile ground was there.

Copyright © millard lowe | Year Posted 2016