December Haiku Share- Day 24

December Haiku Share

first light –
another bird voice
joins the choir
— Cara Holman

NaHaiWriMo, April 2011

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abandoned lot
somewhere there are birds
like these
angie werren

Haiku News — vol 1 no 33 (August, 2012)

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listening all night
to the mockingbird sing
borrowed tunes
I wonder which
voice is mine

— Jenny Ward Angyal

Atlas Poetica Special Feature:
Snipe Rising from a Marsh, April 2012

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strains of Mozart echo in the hall while the nightingale sings
~isabelle loverro

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persimmon sky
two blackbirds puff up
their silhouettes
— Polona Oblak

The Heron’s Nest XIV:1

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heart of summer
the cardinal’s song
reddens
— S.M. Abeles

paper wasp 18.4

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waking again
to find it dark
then in the stillness
the first birds
begin to sing
— Alison Williams

Blithe Spirit Vol.22 No.3 August 2012
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empty bed
the wren’s nest
cracks in the frost
— Seánan Forbes

An earlier version of this appeared in Sketchbook 5:2

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first yellow crocus …
i release
my winter heart
— Pamela A. Babusci

Basho Haiku Festival Anthology 1997 (Japan)

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splintered moon . . .
the last swan song fades
into the shadows
— Kathy Uyen Nguyen

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winter still
the song of a bird
i’ve never heard
— Sandi Pray

see haiga here

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first frost
our breaths blow away
each other
— Alegria Imperial

LYNX feb 2012

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first cold day
the cat kneads
a patch of sunlight
— Lauren Mayhew

The Heron’s Nest XIV:2, June 2012

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a bird song
no need to know
the color of its wings
— Christine L. Villa

Haigaonline (Vol. 12 Issue 2, Dec. 2011)
For easy viewing, see haiga here

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first light–
the kettle whistles
as birds sing
Billy Howell-Sinnard

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first spring day this breeze her hair
— Kirsten Cliff

DailyHaiku Cycle 12, Dec. 12, 2011

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first snow
cascading through cedar
a woodpecker’s call
— Margaret Dornaus

The Heron’s Nest, vol. XIV , no.2 , June 2012

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first snow!
the congregation of birds
suddenly bolder
— Carmen Sterba

The Heron’s Nest, VII:3

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dawnlight–
a strand of saffron
releasing the yellow
sanjuktaa

Frogpond, 35.2

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snowflakes fall
at first light
a child’s laughter
— Jone MacCulloch

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