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Haiku poetry day 2018 (part 2)

This past Sunday, April 15th, I got a jump on International Haiku Poetry Day by attending a haiku get-together at the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed environmental preserve in Central New Jersey. The time flew by — too fast, too fast! — as we jumped from topic to topic about haiku-related things.  :- )

The weather was cold, overcast, and a bit drizzly, but our spirits weren’t dampened as we walked a woodland trail in search of haiku moments to capture. The effects of wind were much in evidence in my poems:

littered
with deadfalls:
the path of the wind

heartwood exposed
to the wind and rain . . .
shattered shagbark hickory

windy woods —
the clack and squeak
of branches

Oh, and mud, too. LOL!

surrounded by nature
I watch
my step

Many thanks to Education Director and haiku poet Jeff Hoagland for making this event possible!  _/|\_

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3 thoughts on “Haiku poetry day 2018 (part 2)

  1. Reblogged this on Frank J. Tassone and commented:
    #Haiku Happenings #5: Bill Waters haiku from his early start celebrating #IHPD!

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  2. Gary Waters on said:

    Very good!
    I enjoyed the poems very much.

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  3. Pingback: Poem-in-Your-Pocket Day 2018 | Bill Waters ~~ Haiku

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