the ocean

December Haiku Share

How about a romance, or any kind of relationship, even one that has gone sour. Or the ocean, moonlight, or the color blue again. Or any color eyes.

the ocean
bathed in moonlight
his deep blue eyes

Shiki Kukai, July 2012 
“Sea Bandits” edited by Aubrie Cox, Sept. 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.

rose petals

I’m delighted to learn that my haiku/tanka pair was named runner-up in Kathy Uyen Nguyen’s NaPoWriMo Free Book Giveaway Contest #1. Thank you to Kathy and co-judge Peter Newton.

rose petals
the warmth of your hand
in mine


her face
bathed in moonlight
every day
she slips away from me
a little more

Read the co-judges’ thoughtful commentaries here.