Friday, February 13, 2009

rain AND sun
even the sensei's brush hesitates
above the ink-wet parchment
rain-timpani ended
sun bursts into solo
dripping leaves pitter and patter

Thursday, February 12, 2009

raven trickster

raven calls
red sun hangs on horizon
caught once again

coyote trickster

coyote bays
full moon returns
fooled once again
full moon finds me
through my skylight
please, do that trick again!

Monday, February 9, 2009

Swiftly pulling out his emotional compass, he reconnoitered the social landscape. Too late, he was already lost!

Sunday, February 8, 2009

geese land
the green field rests
until tomorrow

(in reply to @haikuhabits)

raindrop meditation

live only for the falling
dewdrops only for the day
wisps of blue
drift across my skylight
amidst the swirling clouds
sunshine fills the room
with the sound of
no birds chirping

Saturday, February 7, 2009

sad puddles
last night's frolicking rain
what happened?!
thirteen haiku written
thirteen blackbirds flying
and that's where the similarity ends!
the pond full
the rain stops
any questions?

Friday, February 6, 2009

rainsong stops
only fragrances still fall
and birds all atwitter
jackhammers on the pavement
piledrives in the fields

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

tent flaps
wandering in the wind
even a gypsy must rest

Monday, February 2, 2009

thirteen haiku written
thirteen blackbirds fly
both carried by the wind
into the crimson sky
river washed stones
pyramid of worries
who has stacked you here?

Sunday, February 1, 2009

recovery haiku#5

my morning friends: stand tall and shower
my afternoon friends joke and laugh
i close the evening's door and smile

recovery haiku #4

this evening pain is not this morning's pain
this evening sun is not this morning's sun
i sing "hurrah"

recovery haiku #3

this blue dragonfly
out of place, wrong time of year
and yet i want him still

recovery haiku #2

before return: white ceiling, blue skies, gray wind
after return: white ceiling, blue skies, gray wind

sakura sakura

autumn leaves
gypsies camp
underneath the trees