Tag Archives: wind

Haiku – Blithe Spirit

  laughing gulls the wind pushes me into the sea     river moon the silent lights of a narrow boat     moth dust a smudge of moon through drifting clouds   Blithe Spirit vol 29 number 3 August … Continue reading

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Night Run – Tanka Sequence

  Night Run   street lights fight the darkness a clenched fist of wind slams litter against a wall   neon light splinters across my eyes like sun stabbing through shattered glass   adrenalin flows through me like wildfire eyes … Continue reading

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Senryu – Prune Juice

  lumps in the mattress all the jobs I’ve left undone   sighing wind yesterday’s news all around the street     backyard burning the neighbours’ row dwindles to dawn     homebrew a taste of algae in the demijohn … Continue reading

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Haiku and Senryu – Cattails

  last night’s dream — strands of broken web in the wind   fuel price protest we burn our placards for warmth   psychology teacher screaming in red ink   Cattails Journal April 2019 http://www.cattailsjournal.com/issues/cattailsapril2019.pdf?fbclid=IwAR02tkE5tdCvsjgPCRiEHflf_mJ7rDXrIvAkT2TiyhuaYeyhlzmpCx2-4ZE

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The 2018 Martin Lucas Haiku Award

lakeside geese – my map takes off in the wind   Second Prize The 2018 Martin Lucas Haiku Award Judge’s Commentary Migratory birds navigate vast distances using the sun/stars/Earth’s magnetic field/landscape/or maybe even their sense of smell (scientists are still … Continue reading

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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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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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