December Haiku Share- Day 18

December Haiku Share

lingering awhile
under the awning
the scent of roses
— Cara Holman

From “Between the Birdsong” (with Kirsten Cliff)
LYNX 27:3, October 2012

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poppies thrive
where unsung heros
sleep in dust
~isabelle loverro

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when you closed the door
there was left only
such a simple act
as looking

and yet it stands
though the gust
(that from the door)
suddenly backs off

and yet
a rose is a rose
— Lech Szeglowski

DailyHaiga, 7 July 2010

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wilted rose
I, too, give up this day
even the dove’s voice falters
— Sandi Pray

see haiga here

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the intense white
of chrysanthemums
while making love
i become
a thousand petals
— Pamela A. Babusci
Ribbons Vol. 5:3 Fall 2009

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rose garden
a child searching for
Thumbelina
— Christine L. Villa

A Blackbird Sings (anthology edited by Fiona Robyn and Kaspalita)

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spring flowers
a brief pause
at the kissing gate
— Seánan Forbes

Daily Haiku, Cycle 13

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snowflakes 
on the last rose
his scent lingers
— Jone MacCulloch

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storm clouds –
the deep red of the rose
in his tattoo
— Alison Williams

Presence #13 Jan 2001

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ten yellow roses . . .
the unspoken question
in the florist’s eyes
— Polona Oblak

A Hundred Gourds 1:2

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rose trellis
a butterfly adjusts
its flight
— Carmen Sterba

The Heron’s Nest III:8, sunlit jar, 2002

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just when I thought
she was out of my head
lilacs
— S.M. Abeles

Frogpond 35.2

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one side of the rose
has no petals:
hoping he’ll return,
I keep to my half
of the bed
— Kirsten Cliff

Kokako 13, September 2010

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deep winter
the smell of coconut
from my lip balm
— Lauren Mayhew

Nor’Easter, 17:1, 2011

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winter roses–
the longing begins
at moonrise
— Alegria Imperial

LYNX February 2012

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heavy heads
of white hydrangea
I remember her hands
— angie werren

the zen space — Autumn 2012 Showcase

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hammock dreams . . .
a honeybee tumbles
from a rosebush
— Kathy Uyen Nguyen

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plum blossoms
she recalls what it’s like
to love again
— Margaret Dornaus

Notes from the Gean, vol. 4, no. 1, June 2012

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the neighbours’ cat
no longer on their doorstep—
fading roses
— Juliet Wilson

Daily Haiku cycle 14, 1 November 2012

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