Haiga, Haiku & Stories Of Younger ~ 7-10-2021

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last kite

lost among clouds

my childhood

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left by children

in the rain filled streets

laughter

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Haiga, Haiku & Stories Of Shoreline ~ 6-29-2021

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sea depth

between each wave

i touch ground

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back and forth

in the sweetness of the sea

my beach towel close

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Haiga, Haiku & Stories Of Transience ~ 5-16-2021

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muddy trail

yet yellow butterfly floats

so easily

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tadpoles

a thousand ripples

in the sunlight

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Haiga, Haiku & Stories Of Transition ~ 5-10-2021

first smile

opening the new day

a yellow rose bud

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abandoned brush

wildly in many hues

with my fingers

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Haiga, Haiku & Stories Of Mileage ~ 2-25-2021

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white cat
high stepping in wet grass
ballet

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purple cows
in late afternoon sun
homeward

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Haiga, Haiku & Stories Of Book ~ 2-17-2021

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a light breeze

across an open book

butterfly wings

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the last few pages

of an enthralling book

stillness

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Haiga, Haiku & Stories Of Moment ~ 1-28-2021

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first fading

the last light of dusk

each ravine

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rain clatter

across the valley

distant bells

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Haiga, Haiku & Stories Of Snow Season ~ 12-22-2020

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early snow

turning off the alarm

i watch silence

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a foot of snow

in one black boot

the snowman

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Haiga, Haiku & Stories Of Yellow ~ 10-29-2020

Haiga, Haiku & Stories Of Early Summer ~ 6-26-2020

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the dog
pouncing after a gecko
leaves scatter

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drips and droplets
trickling across my canvas
a light summer rain

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Haiga, Haiku & Stories Of Voices ~ 6-17-2020

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unmasking
which of you just spoke
i grin

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un-silencing
voices we need to hear
i can’t breathe

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sky glitter
in the backyard tonight
the neighbor’s music

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Haiga, Haiku & Stories Of Children ~ 6-16-2020

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son and daughter
planting rice in a deluge
Indonesia

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bird shadow
fluttering above the sidewalk
my son’s hands

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Haiga, Haiku & Stories Of Swimming ~ 6-10-2020

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new bikini
barely enough to cover
swimming lessons

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cold water
in the old swimming hole
first plunge

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Haiga, Haiku & Stories Of Connection ~ 6-3-2020

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each trail
where i found a feather
feather collection

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first day
of hurricane season
lulling dog

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Haiga, Haiku & Stories Of COVID-19 ~ 5-28-2020

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i disinfect surfaces
boiling a bit of water
for tea

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spicy tamale sauce
mostly still six feet apart
her grin

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Haiga, Haiku & Stories Of Season ~ 5-13-2020

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maidenhair fern
she changes hair color
in quarantine

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black dots
at the edge of my eyes
this time tadpoles

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Haiga, Haiku & Stories Of Measuring Distance ~ 5-8-2020

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a child’s laugh

through an open window

lockdown

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two myna birds

screaming crow style fierce

the cat slinks away

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Haiga, Haiku & Stories Of Pandemic ~ 4-30-2020

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dove chatter

among flickering leaves

i listen in place

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lingering day

the notes of a red cardinal

on telephone wire

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Haiga, Haibun, Haiku & Stories On The Planet Earth ~ 1-22-2020

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Stories On The Planet Earth

my daughter married last Saturday. this friday i get a new knee. the two aren’t related. yes, after 50 years a full replacement knee. and my married daughter mermaiding on in wedding attire. life on the planet earth.

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two days
after daughter’s wedding
still the tuberose lei

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waiting room
we all sit so expectantly
to be ourselves

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