Tag Archives: haiku

Past glories

White thistle-heads nod, Solitary buttercups – Reflected glory.

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Impermanence:

Lights dance on the sea, Sand martins leave their burrows – Washed-up jellyfish.

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Secrets:

Behind a white screen, A song for absent parents – May blossom, Cuckoo.

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Entering the stream:

With circular wave, A raindrop enters the stream – Irises tremble.

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All in the mind.

Silence, clunk, silence, Breathing in the warming breeze – The diaphragm door.

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A slow race

On the sun-warmed tarmac, Snails glide towards cover – Where pink blossom falls.

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Stream of Consciousness

Well, it’s been a while since I posted anything – more like a few haiku a year now, rather than a haiku a day. Anyway, here is my first spring haiku for this year. Returning warblers, Sing like there’s no … Continue reading

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Gratitude/Ritual:

With three gentle notes, A dove bows to the morning – Wood smoke and shadows.

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Darkness:

Cold city morning, Strong breezes fanning the flames – The lights have gone out.

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Cause and effect:

A blizzard of seeds, Drifting across the reed bed – Blown by a strong wind

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