fine mist

December Haiku Share

I wish I had a solstice haiku to share, but I don’t. Anyway, we can’t have a gathering of haiku poets without paying tribute to Basho’s frog. So share a haiku about frogs. Or crickets. Or both. Or mist. (Or the solstice.) Go wild!

fine mist
he says frogs
I say crickets

The Heron’s Nest XIII:3, September 2011


If you missed the initial post, click here to read about the month long haiku challenge I am holding right here on my blog this December.

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34 thoughts on “fine mist

  1. old pond
    another year older…
    Basho’s frog

    from a moonlit stump
    the frog is outsprung
    by its shadow

    (Anthologized in The Blossoming Rudder: Haiku, Senryu, Koans, and Pithy Sayings 1984-1987 Edited by H.F. Noyes.)

  2. Cara, this one made me smile the first time i read it, and it still has the same effect 🙂

    since i can’t share my solstice ku yet, i guess i’ll go a bit wild 😉

    hazy moon
    all the shapes
    of a hangover

    NFTG 2:4 (March 2011)

  3. This is funny! I was thinking of mist all day today, and lo and behold, you have a post about mist (and frogs and other things)! 🙂

    I actually did a haiga for “mist.” I’ll post my haiga later, but for now, here’s the ‘ku:

    pine mist the enso we hold onto from this year to the next

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