Monday, November 29, 2010

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Haiku 2010 - #904


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Scratches, cracks
in the ivory moon ...
snow in the bare trees.

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Haiku 2010 - #903


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Treads in the deep snow ...
hop hop hop the tippity top
of the sparrow's head.

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Haiku 2010 - #902


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Deep snow ...
out in our morning feet
me 'n crow, tippy-toe.

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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Monday, November 22, 2010

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Friday, November 19, 2010

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Haiku 2010 - #891


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A page in the written frost ...
some mention
of the sparrow's tale.

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Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Haiku 2010 - #890


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Veils of frost ...
the thinned hands of stilled forest
still reaching.

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Friday, November 12, 2010

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Monday, November 8, 2010

Tanka 2010 - #886


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Down in black hollow
down in the flaking leaves
coyotes ...
I remember
the sparrow's bones.

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Haiku 2010 - #885


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A crow's crossing
remembered to the river's
gathered rains.

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Haiku 2010 - #884


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Autumn's pruned roses ...
I can do nothing
chickadee-dee-dee.

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Haiku 2010 - #883


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First blues of morning ...
already
a bicker of jays.

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Haiku 2010 - #882


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Brisk streets ...
token trees their token leaves
passing secrets.

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Saturday, November 6, 2010

Haiku 2010 - #881


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Scattered snips
of paper snowflakes
... November rain.

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Haiku 2010 - #880


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Laughter 
from the other room 
... the moth has found me.

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Haiku 2010 - #879


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Muttering cars
on far streets
... I worry for crows' dreams.

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Haiku 2010 - #878


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Drifts of amber leaves ...
the chewed pencil and poet
unshaved.

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Haiku 2010 - #877


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Painted crosswalk ...
he ain't neva
gon' catch dem leaves!

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Haiku 2010 - #876


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Midnight rain ...
the frail applause
of the fallen leaves.

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Haiku 2010 - #875


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Autumn quince ...
the sparrow's
bookmark.

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Haiku 2010 - #874


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Mista jay pop down
sayin' git now, git
... crows jus' laugh laugh laugh.

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Friday, November 5, 2010


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Morning's frost ... 
blurrr of a 
swollen sparrow. 

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After the when's, her why's
after the long goodbyes
... the little things.

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Thursday, November 4, 2010


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The candidate's name
with the fallen leaves
... ol' moon headed west.

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Busted balloon ...
young crow
Red-in-the-Face.

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Out 'neath the fog
'neath the cawls o'crows
... rumblin' train a'callin'.

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Coiled cat ...
dusting off
the old shoes.

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Caw! Caw! Caw! ...
cat say nex' time 'round
she gon' git that tongue.

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Black moon, just as well ...
t'ain't no place ta hide
in the bare trees.

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Wednesday, November 3, 2010


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One
high in the aspen
waits more tender wind.

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Corner
of Clutter & Books ...
the mouse chews popcorn.

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Blood in black grasses
or maybe shadows
just the autumn sun.

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Slicing edge
of the sea
... a fish's missing head.

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The still pond -

Duck ... duck duck duck ...
Duck ... duck duck duck ...

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Morning's grey mist ...
as the city returns
a game of fetch.

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