December Haiku Share- Day 31

— December Haiku Share

snow flurries
a fresh batch
of resolutions
— Cara Holman

Shiki Kukai, January 2012


clapping together
another snowstorm
— Jenny Ward Angyal

Magnapoets 7, Jan. 2011


winter darkness
we run out
of subjects to change
Seánan Forbes

Modern Haiku 43:3


New Year’s Day
the dragon tattoo
red and puffy
— Peter Newton

The Language of Dragons, ed. by Aubrie Cox


my mother
did she realize the power
of her words?
beneath snowy pines
forgiveness begins
Pamela A. Babusci
Multiverses Issue 1 2012


first snow –
that moment just before
Eating Honey
— angie werren

*NaHaiWriMo (December, 2011)


icy breaths –
half my life spent
reliving the past
— S.M. Abeles

World Haiku Review (December 2012),
2nd place, Neo-Classical category


large flakes of snow the silence of pines
— Lauren Mayhew


a white mare’s whinny
lifts a cloud
— Polona Oblak


second chances
bare branches
— Sandi Pray

see haiga here


a gift bag of needles
under the tree
Margaret Dornaus

Acorn, no. 27, Fall 2011


crumbling brickwork
echoes across the canal . . .
with every bridge
I renew my faith
in a boundless sky
— Kirsten Cliff

‘Forever Home’ (with Margaret Dornaus)
LYNX 27:3, October 2012


with time served
only a couple of days –
prison yard snow
— Johnny Baranski

(from my tri-fold “First Snow” a Teahouse Pamphlet 2003)


another new year
I take with me the scent
of Christmas memories
— Christine L. Villa

see haiga here

creekside departure . . .
wet stardust falling
from a swan’s wings
— Kathy Uyen Nguyen

My origami haiga here


snow flurries
her last
wheezy breath
— Jone MacCulloch


first snow
still we find
the gaps
— Alegria Imperial

from a haiga published at NTFG 3:3 December 2011
see haiga here 



*this is a “pooh-ku” — based on this A.A. Milne quote:

“Well,” said Pooh, “what I like best,” and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn’t know what it was called.” ~angie werren


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