SAMPLE HAIKU

 

goshawk's cry

deep under snow

the road turns

 

Modern Haiku (Issue #49.3)

 

 

pre-dawn stars...

plumes of breath

from a cattle truck

 

Acorn (Issue #41)

 

 

morning coolness

the meadow holds the shape

of a deer

 

Presence (Issue #63)

freeing itself

of itself

the thawing stream

 

Hedgerow (Issue #85)

a spider across the crucifix hunger

Modern Haiku (Issue #49.3)

convalescence...

autumn revealing

the river

Frogpond (Issue #41.1)

 

 

moorland edge - 

darkness hardens

to a crow

 

Presence (Issue #60)

 

 

late summer - 

swallows threading

the dark

 

Heron's Nest (Issue #18.2)

 

 

river bridge the distance of my prayer

 

Frogpond (Issue #39.2 )

dry wind...

shadows in the ribcage

of a foal

Modern Haiku (Issue #49.1)

long afternoon...

the sky trickling

from a tide pool 

Presence (Issue #60)

hotel bible...

an eyelash

in the page crease

Blithe Spirit (Issue #28)

olive harvest - 

a cicada shell blown

deeper into autumn

Bottle Rockets (Issue #36)

 

 

quieter now

than before it came

first snow

 

Frogpond (Issue #36.1)

 

 

winter crow

an eyelash

on your pillow

 

Modern Haiku (Issue #45.1)

 

 

a gull drifts

beyond the hill

summer deepens

 

Blithe Spirit (Issue #24.2)

 

 

a wasp caught

in the net curtain

distant thunder

 

Shamrock (Issue #29)

winter fields

the caw of a crow

breaks in the mist

 

Asahi Shimbun 

 

 

overnight train

a hand-print smears

the moon

 

Mayfly (Issue #58)

 

 

moorland path

the sun mining

foxglove scent

 

Heron’s Nest (Issue #27.2)

 

 

a strand of her hair

clings to the soap

midwinter cold

 

Cattails (Spring 2015 Issue)

 

 

pylon hum

the twitch of fibres

in a horse’s shoulder

 

Blithe Spirit  (Issue #25.3)

 

 

fleeting wind –

the branch reaches after

the sparrow

 

A Hundred Gourds (Issue #4.4)