Tag Archive: haiku

Five Haiku Poems: Paper Soul

You’ve nothing to say In silence, you still taunt me Quiet mockery I stare back at you A frozen smile strains your face Love’s gone; there’s no trace Limb by limb, I rip… Continue reading

7 Haiku Poems: Ghouls From Pluto

🛸 👽 🛸 👽 🛸 👽 🛸 👽 🛸 👽 🛸 👽 🛸 👽 🛸 👽 🛸 👽 🛸 👽 🛸 👽 🛸 👽 🛸 👽 Ghouls from dark Pluto Here to rob me of my treats Little bastard thieves I‘d knocked for hours My knuckles bleeding and cracked No one steals my stash I clutch my candies… Continue reading

Six Haiku Poems: Thou Shalt Not Steal

I grabbed the apple. From the neighbor’s tree, it hung- too ripe to ignore. I see you there, thief. Mr. Jones’ silhouette flinched. He grasped his cane tight. Oh, this juicy treat! Where… Continue reading

Haiku Poems Inspired by Master Bloggers

Over the course of three years of blogging, I’ve been inspired by the phenomenal art and photographs of many talented fellow bloggers. Featured are seven of them! I hope to write more poetry inspired… Continue reading

Five Haiku Poems: Fair Game

She’s a sitting duck. He hears her heart’s pulsation. You can’t hide from me.  Deft are his fingers as he aims the honed arrow. It soars steadily. Point meets its target. She gasps… Continue reading

Five Haiku Poems: Run of the Horse (for Mooks)

Galloping horses – you hear their pounding so clear. The stampede’s quite near. Find the strength; it’s there. Behold fears – immense glaciers, reduced to vapor. Disperse the *brain fog. Purge doubts out… Continue reading

Five Haiku Poems: From Stone

She repeats his name. Light within has diminished. He isn’t to blame. Hands that touched and teased, now entrapped in monolith. Love has atrophied. She kisses cold lips. Perhaps if she rubs his… Continue reading

Haiku Poems: Free the Monster

  Pull me from the dark – for you’ve resurrected me. Once dead, I now breathe.   Am I poetry – thoughts exhumed from darkened souls, striving to reach light?   Or am… Continue reading

Three Haiku Poems – Don’t Feed Them (For Ryn)

I smile as they starve. Their bones protruding from skin. I’m hungry, they scream. I watch them grow small. Not one crumb from me again. They hunger for pain. I’ve dug them a… Continue reading

Oxygen Deprived

Ceased circulation restricted air to all things. Thinkers now extinct.   This haiku was inspired by the creative and beguiling Scooj and his poem, “State Employment.”