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 10

December Haiku Share

evening solitude
the mountain lake
deeper than starlight
Cara Holman

Daily Haiku Cycle 13, April 2012

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twilight solace…
slices of carambola
in a fruit salad
— Gillena Cox

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towards twilight . .
a raven still holding
the sun
— Sandi Pray

see haiga here

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evening in the mountains
the air holds the song
of a temple bell
— Seánan Forbes

Shamrock No. 18

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snow falling
on white chrysanthemums
an evening in silence
— Pamela A. Babusci

Frogpond 23:1 (2000)

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almost dark
the mountains melt
into each other
— Alison Williams

Haiku Spirit Issue 20 October 2000

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skipping stone
i move
the mountain
— Polona Oblak

A Hundred Gourds 1:4 (September 2012)

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in a tea room
overlooking winter’s lake
69 tomorrow
— Marie Shimane

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lost
in that deepest green . . .
the mountain alone
has left its imprint
on my psyche
— Kirsten Cliff

‘Forever Home’ tanka sequence with Margaret Dornaus, LYNX 27:3, October 2012
see this link for the image that inspired the tanka

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the peaks and valleys
of her stories
where she hides
— S.M. Abeles

Prune Juice, Vol. 9

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emptiness–
setting upside down
the sand timer
— Lech Szeglowski

Mainichi Daily News
Daily Haiku Selection
Oct. 27, 2011

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city lights homesick for the stars
— Margaret Dornaus

AHG, 1.2, March 2012

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starless night
the small comfort
of tree lights
— Lauren Mayhew

bottlerockets, 14:1, summer 2012

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new frost moon –
the echo of footsteps
behind me
— angie werren

Shiki Kukai, November 2012

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tide pool clumps of mussels sipping starlight on the rocks
— Kathy Uyen Nguyen

With Cherries on Top: 31 Flavors from NaHaiWriMo (Ed. Michael Dylan Welch, 2012)

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starry night tripping over the banyan roots
sanjuktaa

AHG, 1.4, September 2012

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first snowfall
samovar tea sipped
winter solitude
— Jone MacCulloch

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karaoke music
not a single star
stands out tonight
— Christine L. Villa

Things With Wings (edited by Aubrie Cox, Yay Word!)
for easy viewing

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evening solitude

December Haiku Share

I wrote this one about Lake Tahoe. So many directions to take this: evening, solitude, mountains, lakes, starlight…

evening solitude
 the mountain lake
deeper than starlight

Daily Haiku Cycle 13, April 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.