Tag Archives: Haiku

Chill Comes to Town

The chill rides on gusts slapping and snapping flags turning cheeks ruddy making ears and noses numb selling winter with gusto Advertisements

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Autumnal Haiku

Sitting, eyes shaded Chirping birds tell lies of spring Chill air tells the truth Crunching leaves, I look No undergrowth, trees barren, Ghost squirrels chasing Walking. Time dilates. As crisp leaves drift to the ground Winter can wait

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Autumn Colors

Autumn colors are
one vibrant last punch before
winter’s silence comes
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On Foggy Mountain

On foggy mountain, I’m a mystery. Grounded, I’m the unknowing.

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Yellow Daisy Haiku

Yellow Daisy tufts sprout from every fissure on top the mountain One yellow daisy crushed upon the granite its error unknown When your petals drop Autumn will be upon us for now they hang tight

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NotSo-Zen Haiku

There are many haiku that seem to express an instant of satori. These are not those haiku. The first may be partially recognized. It is an homage to Kobayashi Issa. Even while sleeping Budda receives offerings How’s one get that gig? Unearthly pigeon dropped … Continue reading

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Haiku Correspondence with Nature

Dear Tick, I admire
your most resolute nature,
but please unhand me!
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Random Poems of November

In the Distance On the horizon a shaft of flaxen sunlight angles through gray clouds   Fabled City Silent cities lay dormant Cracked open by mighty weeds A canyon of dilapidated towers stretches into the distance and fades into vague … Continue reading

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Random Poetry

At Anchor Undulating waves Roll beneath our boat gently Twist us to and fro Rain is Coming Breezes shake the trees Tousling green leafy heads Foreshadowing rain Dystopian Christmas Fuzzy-mouthed gray existence Churning through dusty cityscapes “They see you when … Continue reading

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May Haiku

Sun shining, yet rain patters down to moisten skin Then steams off skyward The blade that kills is a sorrowful instrument The saving blade shines The wise man knows his ignorance and is not shy about not knowing Tigers claw … Continue reading

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