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Three on winter

dug in

against the wind:

fence posts

 

feeling quiet . . .

raindrops

and the sound of raindrops

 

ladling soup

and steam . . .

this sunbeam


Published in Akitsu Quarterly: Winter 2017 (http://www.wildgraces.com/Akitsu-Quarterly.html), 12/6/17.

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Haiku for November 18, 2017

an afternoon

of windy rain

— and a migraine


Making art out of something unpleasant… Hey, why not, right?  :- )

Published in Brass Bell: A Haiku Journal (http://brassbellhaiku.blogspot.com/2017/12/haiku-written-on-november-18-2017.html), 12/1/17.

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Fluttering

all around the sleeping cat

shadows of birds

fluttering

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Cubist moon

just cold enough

for puddles to freeze . . .

cubist moon


Published in Acorn: A Journal of Contemporary Haiku, fall 2017.

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Three in German

zerspritzendes Licht
der kleine Spatz
im Vogelbad

splashing light
the little bird
in the birdbath
Regenunterbrechung . . .
über dem gefrorenen Teich dieser
schwere Nebel
a break in the rain . . .
over the frozen pond
this heavy mist
sie wachsen
auf unserem Fenster:
Frostfarne
they grow
on our window:
frost ferns

Published in (and translated by) the German/English e-zine Chrysanthemum, issue 22, pages 59 and 61, on 10/18/17.

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This red dirt road, redux

The Mamba: Issue 4, page 60. (Haiku by Bill Waters; Haiga by Africa Haiku Network.)

The Mamba: Issue 4, page 60. (Haiku by Bill Waters; Haiga by Africa Haiku Network.)


Published in The Mamba: Journal of African Haiku (issue 4), October 15, 2017.

Also, posted on 8/3/17 on Facebook by the Africa Haiku Network as a part of its “Throwback Haiku Series” and on this blog.

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Castle ruins

castle ruins . . .

behind some ivy

a door


Published in Hedgerow: A Journal of Small Poems, issue 120, 9/22/17.

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Water haiku

melting snowman

bows

to the sun

 

the parking lot

just wet enough

to smell of rain


Published in Brass Bell: A Haiku Journal (http://brassbellhaiku.blogspot.com/2017/09/water-haiku.html), 9/1/17.

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Two on autumn

between the leaves

of this old book:

a child’s autumn

 

autumn morning . . .

breathing in

breathing out


Published in Wild Plum: A Haiku Journal, issue 3:2, pages 13 and 21, on 8/23/17.

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Cicada-song

hot noon —
cutting through everything
cicada-song

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