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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

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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

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.

senryu of constructed new natures


senryu of constructed new natures

unlike engineers
nature must be more patient
to complete the plan

atomic nature
is not like that of humans
it must be controlled

technological
engineers and scientists
forging paradise

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Written for:

Sensational Haiku Wednesday

This week’s theme is:   Nature

Also posted on:

postcards from paradise

Photo Credit: New York Times Digest

four Jonestown senryu


On Nov. 18, 1978, Jim Jones led a mass suicide; that day, bodies covered the Jonestown compound.

four Jonestown senryu

Guiana
nineteen seventy eight
cyanide

popularity
he had a cult following
parishioner draft

wanderlust stragg’lers
remnants of religious freaks
keep away from them!

deep in rain forest
drafted into cult of war
together leave earth


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Written for:

Sensational Haiku Wednesday

This week’s theme is:  draft
Also written for:

February 25th – Theme or Word: Cult Form: – Haiku Structure: – 3-5-3

Also posted on:

haiku my heart

Photos credits: Wall Street Journal Online

five illusion senryu


Eshereque Dragons

five illusion senryu

imaginary
true love a grand illusion
dissatisfaction

so charming at first
disillusion at present
heartbreak finale

repudiation
perfidious alchemy
illusionary

overfeed dragons
sustainable illusion
famine – aftereffect

answers to prayers
unreal hallucinations
holy illusions

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Written for:

Prompt #107 – Illusion

Also posted on:

February 18th – Theme or Word: Famine

Also posted on:

haiku my heart holy

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four love senryu


Gemstones and crystals are recognized by many cultures for their healing and uplifting energy.

four love senryu

snatching absent souls
incandescent dream catcher
captivating love

sizzling lava bed
slowly flows to its demise
mercurial love

gemstones never love
anchored securly to Earth
love is dynamic

complex love affair
say the right thing on facebook
so people won’t laugh

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Written for:

Sensational Haiku Wednesday

This week’s theme is:  love

Also posted on:

anatomy of a brave heart, flora bowley

Image Credit : Lestout

four craft of music senryu


Musical Instrument Making

four craft of music senryu

vibrating objects
forged musical instruments
transcendental craft

alone at the keys
music flows through her digits
discernible air

soothing diversion
music triggers sanity
consciousness

flashback to music
smoothly floating melody
harmonic journey

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Written for:

Sensational Haiku Wednesday

This week’s theme is:  Craft

And Written for:

Prompt #105 – Music

Also posted on:

haiku my heart

Image Credit : AtmoSAFE.net

two crimson silhouette haiku


Crimson Heart

two crimson silhouette haiku

amorous arbor
unauthorized shady love
crimson silhouette

nebulous treelife
pigmented thickets at dusk
indistinct scarlet

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Written for:

Sensational Haiku WednesdayThis week’s theme is:  Silhouette

And written for:


Prompt #104 – Crimson

Also posted on:

haiku my heart

Also posted on:  Kids e-conneciton

Image Credit : dipity

Three Senryu about Gems


Gemstones

Three Senryu about Gems

gems worth more than gold
souls that by chance encounter
poetic spirits

shedding woeful tears
when she fancies her gem lost
musky scent now gone

pride in opulence
aggrandizing lavish gems
a symbol of wealth

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Posted for:


Prompt #102 “gem”

Also posted on:

haiku my heart

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