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April A to Z: A haiku a day for 26 days

I’m fallen a little behind but hope to catch up today, so first up it’s N for Nettle

stinging nettles hurt
the skin but nettle soup makes… 11 more words

Four Haiku

Tilling the field,

He wipes his snotty hand

On the plum-flowers.

Issa

The mud-snail

Crawls two or three feet,—

And the day is over. 38 more words

Poems

Today's Haiku (April 18, 2014)

一生にまぶた一枚玉椿       山田耕司

isshô ni mabuta ichimai tamatsubaki

            one eyelid

            per life…

            camellia

                                    Koji Yamada

from “Chô-Shinsen 21” ,  (“Super New Selection 21,” an anthology of the haiku poets under 50-year-olds) edited by Bansei Tsukushi, Yasuko Tsushima, Leona Takayama, You-shorin, Nagano, Japan, December 2010… 22 more words

Today's Haiku

clouds and crows

pink,long-bellied clouds

crouched over a mango tree

blanket sleeping crows

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Above inspired by Heeding Haiku with HA at mindlovemisery menagerie – feel the night

Poetry

#NaPoWriMo2014 Day 18 "My metaphorical wall"

I Hate Poems. I used
to love them. But that ended.
12 god-damned days left.

Poetry

four hundred eight

Joaquin’s dark cross leans
a little more every day:
maybe someone cares.

near Brady, Texas

Melinda Green Harvey

For The Love Of Haiku 39

Geisha sails by,
charms lost on forever boy
and his immortals.

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