Category Archives: Haiku

The Full Moon Tonight

Last night on Facebook, an old friend posted a photo of the moon seen through cherry blossoms. Cherry blossoms demand haiku. The Full Moon Tonight for Sue Hughson The full moon tonight— just one more brief, white blossom in the cherry tree

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February Haiku

Snow piled to the eaves— now who complains we don’t live amidst abundance?

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A Conceit of Insects

Of all my poems not one’s as piercing as the cicada’s cry—* *’round these parts (luckily for me) it’s mostly crickets

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Right There

Gulls skirmish above the cormorants—I guess that’s black and white

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The Buddha on Laundry

Every sock you wash only steals from dogs one more whiff of nirvana

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Bare Limbs Rooting

Their bare limbs rooting in November skies, elms draw winter down to us

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Late October Night Frost

White glint of stars on an iron-black sky I’ve stuck my tongue to—again

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