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Olympic Torch Senryu


In the face of oppression the Olympic torch is carried through Britain alongside a Pit Bull. Maybe one day BSL will be lifted there and sights like this won’t be extraordinary.

Olympic Torch Senryu

shouting clear and loud
“eradicate B.S.L”
Our Olympic Torch

running with THE Torch
loving best friend at his side
limitless meanings

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Written for:

Prompt #154 – Meaning

Also written for:

#328 – Limitless

Also posted on:

haiku my heart summer rain

Photos credits: Facebook

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valued benevolence haiku


Joy With Gorilla

valued benevolence haiku

precious wildlife
deep grumbling adulation
gorilla moment

remarkable hug
unwavering affection
instinctive wisdom

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Written for:

Prompt #146 – Joy

Also posted on:

haiku my heart

Also posted on:

V is for VISION

Photo credit:  Wild for Wildlife and Nature – Please LIKE them on Facebook

ugly man mask


Ugly, Tortured Man

ugly man mask

dissassembled face
tortured ugly zombie mask
scare and frighten friends

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Written for:

Prompt #143 – mask

Also posted on:

The letter U of Urban Legend.

Photo credit:  wizzly masks

spring haiku and tanka


Tehachapi wildflowers in spring

spring haiku and tanka

early spring rainfall
soaks into dry claylike soil
regeneration

scattering seedlings
diverting mountain waters
biological
interference criticized
let spring bloom naturally

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Written for:

Sensational Haiku Wednesday

This week’s theme is: Spring

Also written for:

Prompt #143 – hour

Also written for:

#318 – Wild

Also posted on:

haiku my heart

Also Posted on:

Wordless Wednesday

Photos credits: Wall Street Journal Online

Photo credit:  Bat-Ami Gordin  © 2010 all rights reserved, credit if you use it, please.

three still haiku and senryu


Beauty of Japan

three still haiku and senryu

japanese garden
circled by snowy mountains
clench tranquility

still tidal moment
interrupted by a breeze
waves begin to form

fireworks in brain
needing your lips to touch mine
still in love with you

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Written for:

Prompt #134 – still

two playing senryu


A bagpipe-playing oyster, and other wonders of the deep by Mark Garro

two playing senryu

act of making pearls
musical bagpipe oyster
forms jewels as he plays

mysterious band
angelic and devilish
plays feverishly

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Written for:

Prompt #120 – play

Image Credit: super punch

three deserted senryu


Deserted House

three deserted senryu

deserted night beat
music lost in haunted wind
quiet city street

old discarded tricks
deserted magic venue
haunted theater

deserted snow falls
white covered fishing village
all remain housebound

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Written for:

Prompt #114 – deserted

Image Credit: Bat-Ami Gordin  © 2012 all rights reserved, credit if you use it, please. If interested in vector graphics form, please contact me.

three eager senryu


Giving Hands

three eager senryu

eager to haiku
lingering each Saturday
unexpected prompts

eager nervousness
wavering anxiety
what is coming next

eager to endow
philanthropic strategies
ample tax write-off

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Written for:

Prompt #113 – eager

Photo Credit: highland christian

cricket senryu


Cricket

cricket senryu

chirp turf battles
proliferating several arms
cricket encroachment

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Written for:

Sensational Haiku Wednesday

This week’s theme is:   Battle

Photo Credit: Dayton Pest Control

two senryu dedicated to the novelist


two senryu dedicated to the novelist

staunch admiration
deliberate endurance
boundless willpower

tantamount story
untold realizations
fiction novelist

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Written for:

Sensational Haiku Wednesday

This week’s theme is:   Fiction

Also written for:

Prompt #112 – endurance

Photo Credit: cartoonstock