Day 3 Highlights

Day 3 was all about that funny little form the haiku. Some people complained; others moaned; but everyone took a shot (or even several shots) at writing this Japanese classic. Here are some of the pieces that made me stop and ponder.


Crescent moon at dawn

frosted blossoms bowing low

to the rising light



Lorraine Hart |lorrainehartAT NOSPAMgmail dot com




Scarlet clouds

drift over the sun.

Hawks snatch their prey.



Margaret Fieland |infoAT NOSPAMmargaretfieland dot com




Soaring hawk

On a cold blue morning

A mole’s destiny



Judy Brassard |judyb144AT NOSPAMhotmail dot com




Sudden rain

Pitter-patter shore of flamenco




Zona Yi-Ping Tsou |besidelakeAT NOSPAMgmail dot com




yellow jackets hum

hanging on old-barked branches

late for the party



Khara House |leftnwrite08AT NOSPAMyahoo dot com




Girls in the driveway

hopping up and down, twirling,

above white clouds dance.



patti williams |pwilliamswriterAT NOSPAMaol dot com




Flaming trees herald

the last drunken flight of butterflies

before the first frost



A.C. Leming |fackorfAT NOSPAMhotmail dot com




Two trails through cracked leaves.

Light and twigs cast chickenscratch

Warmly on two trails.



David Edwards |zehayeAT NOSPAMmsn dot com




as wet as the pond

fishing with my son

in the June rain



Mike Barzacchini |mjbarzAT NOSPAMyahoo dot com




My corgis pause

to water the dogwoods;

coats wet with spring dew



Marcus Smith |sleeperdesuAT NOSPAMhotmail dot com




wind whips aloft

fire light filtered through

tree branches



AlaskanRC |Ruffian_chick24AT NOSPAMyahoo dot com


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5 thoughts on “Day 3 Highlights

  1. Michelle H.

    These are all wonderful. The "mole’s destiny" was very striking -made me pause and think. The "corgi’s" was wonderfully ironic – it made me grin!
    Thanks Everyone! Michelle


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