Tag Archives: shadows

Tanka – Frameless Sky

  swallows leave . . . I feel a chill wind around me a desolate winter without you     age is fencing me in slowly the shadows of my past creep up on me     ghosting – you … Continue reading

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Haiku – Blithe Spirit

  pumpkins – the homeless faces at the soup kitchen   autumn equinox sweeping shadows on the path   Blithe Spirit, Journal of the British Haiku Society, vol 28, #4 2018 ISSN 1353-3320 http://britishhaikusociety.org.uk/journal/

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Tanka – Le Lumachine

  she gazes into the distance across the sea she remembers the babies who never came home   lo guardo fisso in lontananza attraverso il mare ricorda i bambini che non sono mai tornati a casa   somewhere in the … Continue reading

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Tanka – Frameless Sky

  dawn slips through the city on the river a chiffchaff brings the news of spring     shadows move through stones in shards of moonlight the jagged edges of truth between us     last relative – my roots … Continue reading

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Haiku – Blithe Spirit

  British summer time the sound of rain in the blackbird’s song   celandines my child-self comes out of the shadows   fingernail moon the peace between wars   © Martha Magenta Blithe Spirit Journal of the British Haiku Society … Continue reading

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Haiku

  campfire sparks– our shadows touch behind us   autumn sunrise . . . golden chrysanthemums for the cat’s grave   © Martha Magenta Asahi Haikuist Network / David McMurray, December 1, 2017 http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ201712010004.html

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Haiku

  wolf moon yesterday’s shadows dog my steps Chinese Translation (Traditional) 狼月 昨天的陰影 仍尾隨我 Chinese Translation (Simplified) 狼月 昨天的阴影 仍尾随我 Butterfly Dream Anthology, NeverEnding Story http://neverendingstoryhaikutanka.blogspot.com/search?q=yesterday%E2%80%99s+shadows+dog+my+steps Previously published: Failed Haiku Senryu Journal, September 1 2016

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