Catch Up Haiku - Days...14 ~ 23 nahaiwrimo
The windows rattle; kissing your hand, i get up and lock the shutters. — i listen to you venting your frustrations, then close your lips with mine — she comes in winter talarias by the door snow falling quickly — it was just autumn when I said I liked your wig cancer moves so fast — I watch him —click clack walking with his umbrella during...
Laundry and Mountain - days 12 and 13
I watched as you hung our laundry; the shirts billowed in the summer breeze (laundry) — since that night alone when i look into her eyes I see the mountain (mountain) - As a side note, I’ve been getting a lot of views on these poems. I’d love it if someone would “photo reply”. I think that the visual arts and poetry go so hand-in-hand that we should...
Jam and Kitchen - Nahaiwrimo Days 10, 11
Jam: I lick inside the jar like feral dogs dreaming of sweet muscadines —- Kitchen: my grandmother said kitchens are where love bakes, then she kissed my floured nose —- —- And something from @PoetryFound Short, terse, unfriendly, Yet sometimes quite emotive; I am the Haiku. What Poetry Form Are You?
Nahaiwrimo - Day 9 Take 2: Ice
Seeing no one, I removed my clothes and slipped into the icy gulf.
A Joke Haiku for Nahaiwrimo - Fire and Ice
With profound apologies to Mr. Robert Frost: Fire and Ice: Some say the world will end in fire, others say in ice; some say zombies
Days 7 and 8 NaHaiWriMo
Grief: Back when she held me slender arms brushing my skin I never knew grief —- Hat: Hunter’s cap in hand a few words, then cold silence over the fresh earth
National Haiku Writers' Month
So, I should have been posting for this all along, but I didn’t find out until four days in and then I went out of town to visit my in-laws. So to make up for lost time, here are the first five days all lumped together. I should have day six out later today. Writing prompts are from the National Haiku Writers’ Month Facebook page and are being given in alphabetical order. Apple: I...
I’m a bad boyfriend. I’ve been neglecting you for months. But…it’s really not my fault. Okay, it is my fault, but I didn’t want to hurt you. I was moving back from Japan and then it was Thanksgiving and Christmas and New Years; and there was family from out of town and soon to be in-laws and working, working, working. Then, I got married. Then, I went on a...