Water Haiku The water is light Let Me Grow In 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 Joe Some serious consumers of amber beverage stayed sober enough to rename it Heaven in the desert. Haiku on Monday Don’t look over my shoulder Odaiko The 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 #2 Divinity lies within….. SINGING TO THE EIGER This 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 Garden Toowoomba Japanese Gardens – a sanctuary for all seasons Haiku chain clear / picture / —revealed / surprise / —withheld / exclamation / not syllable / count / —beat / essential / —ev… Haiku(XVIII): Fair flower Fair flower, wouldn’t Origami girl Origami 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 Haiku Bought brand new for school / Shiny and clean in the box / Soon they will be muddy kinbaku tight binding of sublime anxiety a 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 Moon I gathered Irises in the moonlight / Their color welcoming me in Doing It Differently Although 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 still smooth green carpet sits / upon moving waters still / reaching for the light Tanka Although the sun would / show the tree to be humble * / its most rare beauty / is revealed in the moonlight / reflected against the lake /… Mountain Ermitage Mountain ermitage / alone and possessing nothing / - just happiness. / * / Mountain Ermitage / sharing my bedroom with / dormices and spide… Avalokitesvara Avalokitesvara - / 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 Bench Sat on a bench / her dog in arms / she cries. Siesta Siesta - / I am the favorite pillow / of my cat. Haiku(IV): Patient spider Patient spider waits, Buddha… Buddha / and Mona Lisa / - same smile. Tanka #3 Dazed children run through / The tipsy streets of Queens like / Shiny black oil spills / Burn the dark waters they drink / Then erupt into … Road Edge Road 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 post Spider, sat on wall, Torn Posters Torn 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… “PinkyViolence.com”……R… Check it out here Two Human Beings Two human beings / to knit my body / - how much for my soul? Subway Station Subway station / on morning perfumes / on evening – smells. Railway Station Platform Railway station platform - / in the old lady’s bag / a cuddly bear. haiku to say you believe / and not care for creation / it is appalling / cmh 4 2010 After Thunderstorm After thunderstorm / alone / on a petal road. Train Station Train station / the ballet of the cleaning machine / around the sleepy tramp. Rainy Day Rainy day / the coat of the dog - / a refuse bag. Job Interview Job interview / between the recruiter’s teeth / a piece of salad. Sunny Morning Sunny morning / on the balcony the grandmother / and her walker. Summer afternoon Summer afternoon - / more butterflies / than flowers. Haiku(XI): Moth Kill Light as gossamer…; Cabin in Woods Cabin in woods / nearby on an oak / a basketball net. Tightrope Walker Tightrope walker / on the telephone wire / - full moon. Night Road Night road / crossing a blind in one eye / car. Haiku(VII): Burnt Milk Suddenly, gas stinks…; Haiku(XVI): Egotism Big shot, with ego Haiku(XII): The art of boxing Polishing both fists, Schoolyard Schoolyard / they turn the rope by singing / she skips by laughing. Tail of Lizard Tail of lizard / a bit farther its head / the cat cleans its claws Haiku(XVII): Itchy skin Dry nails, digging in / itchy skin; Haiku(III): Dreadful flies Fast as Superman; Break-Up Break-up / in the mirror the bearded man / is back. / * / Break-up / the cellular phone memory / full of love words. On The Coat Rack On the coat rack / the cap and the jacket / he will never wear. Haiku(XIV): Rejection You’re beginning to Winter Morning Winter morning - / the swan kisses / its reflection. Haiki(VIII): Bed Bug Uncovering sheets,… Bundle Bundle / of old letters / - where is she, now ? Wandering Wandering / in the cemetery / - alone without a grave. Running Away Running 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 Times Crossing times / through different bodies / - my love. Haiku(IX): Meditation technique On the bus, thinking…; Winters (A Haiku) I have lived to see / One hundred five feet of snow - / Forty five winters Grandmother Cycling Grandmother cycling - / behind her / a baby seat. Room of Lost Steps Room of lost steps / from travelers just remain / imprints. Teeth Teeth / of the hilarious tramp / - a piano keyboard. Lost Chapel Lost chapel / no more priest or parishioners / - just pigeons. Exhibition Opening Exhibition opening / peanuts are more successful / than paintings. Internet Internet — / avid reader of my haiku / - the Google’s bot. Broken Windows Broken windows / of the abandoned factory / - a checkerboard. Found Found / a childhood friend – his name / on a grave. Crying Crying / and waving her hand / she runs along the train. Summer Afternoon Summer afternoon — / saved a drowning / thirsty fly. Haiku(V): Little ladybird Red/yellow flower, Climbing Up Climbing up / the mountain trail / a two-legged hay bale. The Little Boy The little boy / barely bigger / than his schoolbag. Meditating About Eternity Meditating about eternity / I didn’t see time / passing. Night Road Night road - / crossing my windscreen / a falling star. Shell Against The Ear Shell against the ear / the little girl is talking / to the ocean. Brotherly Uncle Big Meeting He 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 Out Marked out / by beer bottles and polythene bags / - the hiking trail. Haiku(XIII): My 1st bike Bike running downhill… A Car A car / in the ditch / - new year’s day. In This World In this world / we are just / tenants. Clamped Clamped / between two branches / - the full moon. How Many Lives How many lives / to distil / a soul? Haiku(X): Writers Blues Write, thinking, alright! Among Clouds Among clouds / the church bell tower / as an island. On The Bedside Table On the bedside table / his metal alarm clock / - dented. Three On The Sled Three on the sled / then three in the same / hospital room. Red, Yellow Red, yellow / blue, green, orange / - parasol petals.
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