December Haiku Share- Day 29

December Haiku Share

afternoon fog
the dampened cries
of wild geese
— Cara Holman

1st place, 2011 Porad Award

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caged tigers
marking territory—
they too
believe the world
belongs to them
— Jenny Ward Angyal

Atlas Poetica 11, March 2012

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almost dreaming . .
out of the mist
a swan
— Sandi Pray

see haiga here

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morning fog –
I imagine
the end of the road
— angie werren

NaHaiWriMo (May, 2012)

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the river
beneath the river
of fog
— Polona Oblak

Notes From the Gean 3:1 (June 2011)

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into fog
under oak trees we lose
who we are
first a weight in the eyes
then our hands no longer ours
— Alegria Imperial

Eucalypt Issue #10, May 2011

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fog lifts
from the stream
wild ducks in flight
— Kirsten Cliff

‘Between the Birdsong’ (with Cara Holman) 
LYNX 27:3, October 2012

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the sandpiper in the lead sounding the retreat

A Hundred Gourds, 1:3

one clap–
the sky explodes
in starlings

Chrysanthemum, Spring 2012

— Peter Newton

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so my friend
when will you visit me?
my flowers are withering
on the trellis and all the
geese have darkened the sky
 Pamela A. Babusci

American Tanka & A Thousand Reasons

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after the drizzle
on a swan’s lingering trail
the touch of rainbow

—kash poet (kashinath karmakar)

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lifting fog
he catches me hiding
his gifts
— Christine L. Villa

Haigaonline, December 2012
See haiga here

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morning cup between my hands the steam of a distant land
Seánan Forbes

An earlier version appeared in Sketchbook V:2

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north by northeast
a splinter of geese flies
far from this heat
I too ponder
how I’ll leave this earth
— Margaret Dornaus

from “Milestones,” Haibun Today, vol. 6, no. 1, March 2012

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afternoon quiet~
she opens
her trinket box
 sanjuktaa

A haiga I had done for Rick Daddario’s 30 Days of Haiga.
It can be seen here

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December Haiku Share- Day 11

December Haiku Share

sultry afternoon
a spider dangles
by a strand
Cara Holman

Acorn #29, Fall 2012

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sultry afternoon
beads of sweat
on the Coke can
— Terri Hale French

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tangled in a dream
amid beads of sun
sultry dawn
— Sandi Pray

see haiga here 

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sultry afternoon
all my lipsticks
bleed
into scarlet layers
of this fuchsia heart
Pamela A. Babusci

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between the building
and the scaffolding
a spider’s thread
Alison Williams

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overcast . . .
the bloom of spider silk
from a sparrow’s nest
— Kathy Uyen Nguyen

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crawling
from unexpected places . . .
her childhood fears
— Christine L. Villa

A Hundred Gourds (1:2 March 2012)
see haiga here

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*waka taua –
paua eyes reflect
the afternoon midges
— Kirsten Cliff

the taste of nashi: New Zealand Haiku (Windrift, 2008)
Bay News, Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Waiariki Institute of Technology 2010 Calendar

*Waka Taua is a Maori war canoe.

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fresh stump
a spider scurries
across aeons
— Polona Oblak

Notes From the Gean 2:4 (March 2011)

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finally free
from that collapsed mine
spider
— S.M. Abeles

South by Southeast 19.3

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summer day
I ask the fruit monger
to spray me too
— Seánan Forbes

Frogpond XXXV:1

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another dream these spider woven strands on my fingers
— angie werren

– “Things with Wings & Other Poems” Yay Words! (June 2012)

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butterfly net . . .
all the words I can’t
take back
— Margaret Dornaus

Modern Haiku, 43.3, Autumn 2012

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tatting shuttle
catches spider silk
story knots
— Jone MacCulloch

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from crocus to crocus-
the spider adding
a new dimension
sanjuktaa

Frogpond, 34.3, 2011

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sultry sunset
a droplet of shiny sweat
on her navel
Lech Szeglowski

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threads of silk
by ancient weavers
between the trees
~isabelle loverro

the waiter asks

December Haiku Share

Share a haiku about restaurants, solitude, loneliness, winter, or clouds. (All are welcome to join in– just leave a haiku in the comments section, with publications credits where applicable.)

the waiter asks
 if I’m alone –
winter clouds

1st place, Sketchbook Kukai, Nov/Dec 2010 

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.

sultry afternoon

December Haiku Share

We haven’t done spiders yet. Share a haiku about spiders, all sorts of bugs and insects, afternoon, sultriness, or one that uses alliteration. Bonus points for “s” alliteration. 😉

sultry afternoon
 a spider dangles
by a strand

Acorn #29, Fall 2012

 

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.