Tag Archives: Spring

Harmony (tanka)

Shimmering wavelets Dancing with late, light Spring wind Branch-currents, leaf-crest – Sunlight and gravity call All life washed in this music.

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Color Haiku

Spring flowers are gone Gardens hold green breath, prepare Next season’s fireworks

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Peony Haiku

Wilted peony Insect soul escaping now Into future Springs

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Missing You (Tanka)

Crystal-skied morning, Songs of house wrens building nests– Luxury of breeze; Which vision is more lovely: Your soft-bearded face or this?

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Spring in Syracuse (Sonnet)

For five months of each year, we’re frozen solid, With not a blade of grass to call our own. At winter’s end the months come muddy, squalid, And still the trees look like they’re dead, dry bone. But this! True … Continue reading

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Iris Haiku

Japanese iris Spreads her purple wings to Spring Laughs with bumblebees

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Breathless (haiku)

Late May holds her breath Soon Summer will shout out loud In bursts of color

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Eggplants’ Complaint

Eggplants at the gate Waiting for the starter’s gun Damn these cold spring nights!

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Spring Song

Look straight up now! Into that dome of impossible blue: Red tailed hawk swoops interlocking circles, Pretending to ignore crows flapping after, Shouting protection for nests in creaky voices Closer in, deep green of needles Gives way to nubbles of … Continue reading

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Wind and Water (Tanka)

Wind- ocean rushes, Makes fresh, clean leaves wave and dance Hear it approaching? This is breathable water Washing us in Spring’s sunlight.

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