December Haiku Share- Day 25

December Haiku Share

around the table…
three generations
in the candles’ glow
— Cara Holman

Sketchbook haiku thread, Nov/Dec 2011

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family dinner
so many forms
of silence
— Seánan Forbes

Daily Haiku, Cycle 13

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bitter wind . .
this sadness sculpted
by candlelight
— Sandi Pray

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in the wavering light
of a candle lit much earlier
familiar words
begin to take on
different meanings
— Alison Williams

Blithe Spirit Vol.14 No.4 Dec 2004

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steaming my face
with a bowl of rice
you & i have become
strangers
at this dinner table
— Pamela A. Babusci

Eucalypt Issue 1 (2006)

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my father’s footsteps the size of every morning
— S.M. Abeles

World Haiku Review (December 2012)

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he creates
a new centrepiece
for the dining table
a size nine shoebox
full of medications
— Kirsten Cliff

Presence #44, June 2011

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Christmas day–
brother-in-law’s birthday
lost in the wrapping
Billy Howell-Sinnard

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Christmas stocking
a boy pretends
he hasn’t caught Santa
— Christine L. Villa

A Handful of Stones, December 2011

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all the sisters
clustered around a table . . .
bright constellations
in a midsummer sky
swapping tales of survival
— Margaret Dornaus

Moonbathing,vol.6, Spring/Summer 2012

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Hurricane Irene
her wind gusts
take away my breath
my mother’s fury
was much more subtle
— Lauren Mayhew

Moonbathing, vol. 5, Fall/Winter 2011

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among mom’s
jewels–
our baptismal candles
— Alegria Imperial

Sketchbook haiku thread, Nov-Dec 2011

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lights
in every window
a promise
angie werren

Sketchbook haiku thread, Nov/Dec 2011

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stories
around the fire
grandfather’s empty chair
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kindling the flame

December Haiku Share

Driving through the neighborhood last night and seeing all the holiday lights reminded me of this haiku I wrote two years ago to the prompt “festival lights” for the Caribbean Kigo Kukai:

kindling the flame-
one candle
lights another

Caribbean Kigo Kukai, October 2010

 

You can also write about winter holidays, candles, or flames. 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.