jornales

for a moment of joy or moments no one pays for, i give myself a ‘jornal’. this makes me rich. try it.

his smile–(tribute to JH)

his smile—
too foggy to find
among well-wishers

One of five (and one of two not included) I submitted to Margaret for her call to send haiku posted today as “All Souls Tributes”, a small collection to treasure. Click on haikudoodle in the blogroll.

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October 31, 2010 Posted by | haiku, poetry | , , , , , | 6 Comments

leaves crackling (tribute to Mama)

leaves crackling–
in her grave tiny hands sweep
leavings of sparrows

October 30, 2010 Posted by | haiku, poetry | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

take 3 (edit)

Oh, nooo! I lost the red dragonflies in “picking autumn leaves comment”–not in the bingo prize (pomegranate)!

Here is what maybe I meant:

on an evening trail
of red dragonflies swarming
in a pool, stars

October 29, 2010 Posted by | haiku, poetry | , , , , , | 6 Comments

bingo prize

Humbly and I’m not sure if this works–can be too ambiguous (why 613? hmmm…yes, why?) but I’ll push it anyway in this edited version of my bingo prize for Melissa’s 100th comment made for “picking autumn leaves”:

pomegranate seeds

bursting in their hands

613 haiku

October 29, 2010 Posted by | haiku, poetry | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

picking autumn leaves

picking autumn leaves

off the grass, her grave

nothing but fine rain

October 26, 2010 Posted by | haiku, poetry | , , , , , | 8 Comments

gingko leaves turning

gingko leaves turning–

yellow hearts edged in green

as if  failing

October 24, 2010 Posted by | haiku, poetry | , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

autumn sunset

autumn sunset

breaches rain-swept horizon–

as embers sizzle

October 21, 2010 Posted by | haiku, poetry | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

fall debris

fall debris–

already showing in the trees

empty nests

October 17, 2010 Posted by | haiku, poetry | , | 2 Comments

flotsam

flotsam–

on the beach at autumn dusk

we cast no shadow

October 14, 2010 Posted by | haiku, poetry | , , , | Leave a comment

any which way

any which way

leaves and sparrows in the wind fly

so unlike my heart

October 13, 2010 Posted by | haiku, poetry | , , | Leave a comment