Water HaikuThe water is light
Let Me GrowIn an exposition of Japanese Art / a Bonsai was the main attraction / A dwarfed tree with it’s roots cut out / forced in a small pot …
Clappers and a Bloke Called JoeSome serious consumers of amber beverage stayed sober enough to rename it Heaven in the desert.
Haiku on MondayDon’t look over my shoulder
OdaikoThe drummer summons his energy, filling his body as he pulls himself up, gathering every force within, like a current. Slowly he raises his…
Haiku Exercise #2Divinity lies within…..
SINGING TO THE EIGERThis act of singing to a mountain may have a profound cultural significance – or perhaps it was simply one person’s unique and indivi…
Toowoomba Japanese GardenToowoomba Japanese Gardens – a sanctuary for all seasons
Haiku chainclear / picture / —revealed / surprise / —withheld / exclamation / not syllable / count / —beat / essential / —ev…
A Deeper Understanding (Story)Edward took the card, saying, ‘Thank you,’ before realising his language choice and fumbled for the words in Japanese. / ‘Save it,’ said th…
Haiku(XVIII): Fair flowerFair flower, wouldn’t
Origami girlOrigami girl / I’d like for you / to fold me a pearl / for wisdom / fashion a gondola / for my journey / create a paper heart / to w…
Shoe HaikuBought brand new for school / Shiny and clean in the box / Soon they will be muddy
kinbaku tight binding of sublime anxietya masterpiece of sublime anxiety…submission a knot of psyches bound
morikami greens“this is not a scrapbook, / this is my sparkling shrapnel.”
U-235_I am become death, the destroyer of worlds… / J. Robert Oppenheimer’s thoughts on the first atomic bomb,referencing the Bhagav…
Under The Butterfly MoonI gathered Irises in the moonlight / Their color welcoming me in
Doing It DifferentlyAlthough some might say it’s a bit redundant now, it is still a good idea to ponder on the Japanese success stories of yore
moving waters stillsmooth green carpet sits / upon moving waters still / reaching for the light
TankaAlthough the sun would / show the tree to be humble * / its most rare beauty / is revealed in the moonlight / reflected against the lake /…
Mountain ErmitageMountain ermitage / alone and possessing nothing / - just happiness. / * / Mountain Ermitage / sharing my bedroom with / dormices and spide…
AvalokitesvaraAvalokitesvara - / I should engage you / to clean my house !
Achieving Enlightenment – - – - ̵…Short story with surprise ending in only 55 words!
The Crunching Leaves…I stood there, / in the stark silence of night…… / I was transposing myself, / into a WWII, environment. / Yes, I had watched t…
Haiku(XV): Taking a long riverside walk at night&…Dark shadowy night,
Sat on a BenchSat on a bench / her dog in arms / she cries.
SiestaSiesta - / I am the favorite pillow / of my cat.
Haiku(IV): Patient spiderPatient spider waits,
Buddha…Buddha / and Mona Lisa / - same smile.
Tanka #3Dazed children run through / The tipsy streets of Queens like / Shiny black oil spills / Burn the dark waters they drink / Then erupt into …
Road EdgeRoad edge / on the uprooted tree / a bunch of flowers.
‘Roku’Blossom / swept high / upon evening light / above passion made incarnate / amidst the reign of love.
Haiku(VI): Spider postSpider, sat on wall,
Torn PostersTorn posters - / under the politician / the clown.
Ume (Plum Blossom) Haiku[Video] / the Past is passed / the Future, still yet to be / distant – beyond imagining / Now, is only this moment… / plum blos…
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Two Human BeingsTwo human beings / to knit my body / - how much for my soul?
Subway StationSubway station / on morning perfumes / on evening – smells.
Railway Station PlatformRailway station platform - / in the old lady’s bag / a cuddly bear.
haikuto say you believe / and not care for creation / it is appalling / cmh 4 2010
After ThunderstormAfter thunderstorm / alone / on a petal road.
Train StationTrain station / the ballet of the cleaning machine / around the sleepy tramp.
Rainy DayRainy day / the coat of the dog - / a refuse bag.
Job InterviewJob interview / between the recruiter’s teeth / a piece of salad.
Sunny MorningSunny morning / on the balcony the grandmother / and her walker.
Summer afternoonSummer afternoon - / more butterflies / than flowers.
Haiku(XI): Moth KillLight as gossamer…;
Cabin in WoodsCabin in woods / nearby on an oak / a basketball net.
Tightrope WalkerTightrope walker / on the telephone wire / - full moon.
Night RoadNight road / crossing a blind in one eye / car.
Haiku(VII): Burnt MilkSuddenly, gas stinks…;
Haiku(XVI): EgotismBig shot, with ego
Haiku(XII): The art of boxingPolishing both fists,
SchoolyardSchoolyard / they turn the rope by singing / she skips by laughing.
Tail of LizardTail of lizard / a bit farther its head / the cat cleans its claws
Haiku(XVII): Itchy skinDry nails, digging in / itchy skin;
Haiku(III): Dreadful fliesFast as Superman;
Break-UpBreak-up / in the mirror the bearded man / is back. / * / Break-up / the cellular phone memory / full of love words.
On The Coat RackOn the coat rack / the cap and the jacket / he will never wear.
Haiku(XIV): RejectionYou’re beginning to
Winter MorningWinter morning - / the swan kisses / its reflection.
Haiki(VIII): Bed BugUncovering sheets,…
BundleBundle / of old letters / - where is she, now ?
WanderingWandering / in the cemetery / - alone without a grave.
Running AwayRunning away / from the paint roller / - the little spider.
Far Away Sister (A Haiku)My sister and me / Looking at the same white moon / But I can’t see her
Crossing TimesCrossing times / through different bodies / - my love.
Haiku(IX): Meditation techniqueOn the bus, thinking…;
Winters (A Haiku)I have lived to see / One hundred five feet of snow - / Forty five winters
Grandmother CyclingGrandmother cycling - / behind her / a baby seat.
Room of Lost StepsRoom of lost steps / from travelers just remain / imprints.
TeethTeeth / of the hilarious tramp / - a piano keyboard.
Lost ChapelLost chapel / no more priest or parishioners / - just pigeons.
Exhibition OpeningExhibition opening / peanuts are more successful / than paintings.
InternetInternet — / avid reader of my haiku / - the Google’s bot.
Broken WindowsBroken windows / of the abandoned factory / - a checkerboard.
FoundFound / a childhood friend – his name / on a grave.
CryingCrying / and waving her hand / she runs along the train.
Summer AfternoonSummer afternoon — / saved a drowning / thirsty fly.
Haiku(V): Little ladybirdRed/yellow flower,
Climbing UpClimbing up / the mountain trail / a two-legged hay bale.
The Little BoyThe little boy / barely bigger / than his schoolbag.
Meditating About EternityMeditating about eternity / I didn’t see time / passing.
Night RoadNight road - / crossing my windscreen / a falling star.
Shell Against The EarShell against the ear / the little girl is talking / to the ocean.
Brotherly Uncle Big MeetingHe stood there,his waist was so small that was called noodle like, and yet his got wide smooth shoulders, with soft feet, i often looked at…
Marked OutMarked out / by beer bottles and polythene bags / - the hiking trail.
Haiku(XIII): My 1st bikeBike running downhill…
A CarA car / in the ditch / - new year’s day.
In This WorldIn this world / we are just / tenants.
ClampedClamped / between two branches / - the full moon.
How Many LivesHow many lives / to distil / a soul?
Haiku(X): Writers BluesWrite, thinking, alright!
Among CloudsAmong clouds / the church bell tower / as an island.
On The Bedside TableOn the bedside table / his metal alarm clock / - dented.
Three On The SledThree on the sled / then three in the same / hospital room.
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