mostly cloudy

First day of summer vacation, and a new issue of Modern Haiku to enjoy.

mostly cloudy
I add another emoticon
to the email

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distant starlight
the soft glow
of my electronic devices

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December Haiku Share- Day 12

December Haiku Share

the waiter asks
if I’m alone –
winter clouds
Cara Holman

1st place, Sketchbook Kukai, Nov/Dec 2010 

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sun going down-
a lonely boy asking
if I got a son
— Lech Szeglowski

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the long white apron
of a barman–
the day menu unscrews
— Alan Summers

Snapshots 9 (2001)

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inside dewdrops
the only time I am
the size I feel
— S.M. Abeles

Shamrock Haiku Journal Vol. 22

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clouds lie cradled
near the sun
dark december days
~isabelle loverro

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sudden chill . .
the stillness of a mountain
knee deep in clouds
— Sandi Pray

see haiga here

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cloud hands
the cat observes
my tai chi moves
— Lauren Mayhew

bottlerockets, 13:1, summer 2011

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riverbank-
dipping my toes
in winter clouds
— sanjuktaa

2nd place, Sketchbook kukai, Nov-Dec 2010

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stratus clouds
his slow
recovery
— Polona Oblak

A Hundred Gourds 1:2 (March 2012)

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writing your name
on a napkin
& kissing it…
the waiter asks
if i desire anything
— Pamela A. Babusci

Eucalypt Issue 3 2007

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winter silence…
the phone rings
only in my head
— Christine L. Villa

Notes From the Gean (Fall 2011: Vol. 3, Issue 2)
See haiga here 

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each day continues
a journey of loneliness
crows screech overhead
— Marie Shimane

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winter afternoon
one empty space
in the library carpark
— Kirsten Cliff

Honorable Mention, Haiku International Association 2009 Haiku Contest

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cumulus
I realise I’ve lived
all my life on islands
— Alison Williams

Presence #45 January 2012

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falling snow
and suddenly we stop
for deer
— angie werren

pay attention: a river of stones (April, 2011)

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winter morning
the stillness
of your face
— Seánan Forbes

Daily Haiku, Cycle 13

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nimbus clouds
one candle lit
at the confluence
Jone MacCulloch

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equinox my glass half-full again
Margaret Dornaus

Modern Haiku, 43.2, Summer 2012

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winter constellations
we listen to music
in the dark
Dawn Apanius

December Haiku Share- Day 9

December Haiku Share

hawks
catching thermals
slow moving clouds
Cara Holman

1st place, WD Poetic Form Challenge: Hay(na)ku, Aug. 2011
Writer’s Digest, January 2012

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roads not taken
the shifting shapes
of clouds
— Seánan Forbes

a version of this appeared in Daily Haiku, Cycle 13, Summer 2012

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cold moon
even the owl
has flown
— angie werren

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waiting for the moon . .
a hawk weaves
a handful of clouds
— Sandi Pray

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shirtless
he weeds
between the gravestones
— Kirsten Cliff

Moonset 6:1 2010

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passing clouds
the scent of honeysuckle
in a crow’s wings
— Christine L. Villa

3rd place, Svetlana Marisova Memorial Kukai, September 2012

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eclipse
a mother
bares her breast
Polona Oblak

A Hundred Gourds 1:3

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a hawk’s wingspan
between wire and sky
teacup moon
Kathy Uyen Nguyen

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tree-topper
the red-tailed hawk, a lone
winged angel
Margaret Dornaus

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sun down the wake of a red-tailed hawk
— sanjuktaa

From Things with Wings, edited by Aubrie Cox
You can see the doodle by Aubrie that inspired it here.

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autumn wind …
sparrow riding
my car antenna
— Pamela A. Babusci

Heron Quarterly 1:4 (October 1997)

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hummingbird
dive bombs
her quivering lip
— Jone MacCulloch

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