Posts tagged ‘haiku’

Haiku #258

Fresh bird seeds fall sprout Sunshine and rain pull the chain Doves walk feed from ground  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …

Haiku #257

Tall trees block sun Late afternoon shade controls day Price old garden pays  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

Haiku #256

Dirty hands and knees Treasures inside of a box Assortment of seeds  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

Haiku #255

Soft breeze falling leaves Spider constructs new web Dove lands on Buddha head  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

Haiku #254

Cool breeze rain starts to fall Slumbering iguanas Do not seem to care  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

Haiku #253

Sound of garden gong Birds sing drink eat seeds fly by Silent butterflies * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

Haiku #251

Cloudy sky need rain Lone cactus ready to drink Suffered long enough  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

Haiku #250

Tree Frog sits waits Camouflaged on travelers palm Nibbling all–night * Who is The Hermit Poet?  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE  …

Haiku #249

Ants find comfy home Inside folds of staghorn fern Stuck on sea grape tree  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

Haiku #248

Father and his son Bonding while flying their kites On Miami Beach  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

Haiku #247

Large ancient ficus tree One small leaf falls to ground Life continues on    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

Haiku #246

Rusting metal chair Covered with vines not alone Far corner garden    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

Haiku # 245

Droplets of rain fall Beam of sunlight cuts through shade Eastside of garden    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

Haiku #244

Snow falls on graveyard Trees have lost all of their leaves Tombstones standing guard  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge…

Haiku #243

Sitting on beach chair Tossed my watch into ocean Drinking cold root beer  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of…

Haiku #236

Can’t sleep empty streets Spinning bicycle wheels Night ride dimming light       Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018

Haiku #234

  When feeling alone I visit snakes in garden Outcasts-Friends that last           Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018

Haiku #233

  No time for look-see Rush Rush to cemetery Two hustles soon three         Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018

Haiku #231

  Rats smell homemade soup Clawing biting can’t get through Stymied inside roof         Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018  

Haiku #230

  Quick catch make-believe Fungus grows on sea grape tree Close hatch! Will truth last?         Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018  

Haiku #229

Lizard stretches tongue  Coconut floats in koi pond Noisy Green Parrots         Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #228

Thunder faraway Lanterns along stone pathway Bamboo starts to play         Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #227

Forget bars of gold Quick to sleep no alarm clock She never gets old         Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #226

  Glowing remnants Silence reminds those alive Grand societies die         Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #224

Chasing moldy bread Goldfish exist in small bowl Years pass now brain-dead         Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #223

  Foggy morning Careful not to irritate bees Unzip tangerine         Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #222

  Empty matchboxes Cold soup she left on gas stove Hot showers alone           Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #221

  Tide gone left behind smell Airbrushed sky whispers goodbye Horseshoe crabs mate           Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #220

  Bicycles fall to ground Our shoes off run into sea Tonight love found         Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #219

  Nothingness Sand blowing into eyes and ears Sit down take sip forget         Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #218

  Last ice cube from glass Cooling mouth finishing fast Hot days will not last   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #217

  All-night drive and drive Asked-Have I been to Kansas? Cannot remember Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #216

  Wake-up cool morning Birds soon coming to visit Feeders full for guests Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #215

Crowbar and hammer Teardown outdoor laundry room Termites my helpers   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #214

  Rain stopped garden walk Pampered plants humid air Colors pop everywhere Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #213

  Diving coral reef Stopping searching enjoying Concealed beauty Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #211

Strong wind gone away Bamboo palm trees had rough day Iguanas confused   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #210

Predawn Middle East Slow peaceful walk listening To call to prayer Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #209

Scrambling the eggs Fish rot on the dock today Nothing left but hate   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #208

  Five days heavy rain No beach, but roof does not leak Glad shack on high ground   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

Haiku #207

  Afternoon rainstorm Lost all of my energy Maybe take a nap   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #206

  Sitting on beach chair Sun cooks oil coated skin Tide rolls in cools feet   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #205

  No rain birdbath dry Turtle swimming in koi pond Wife has hot flashes Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #204

  Holes side of roof Mama Opossum and babies Live inside rent-free   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #203

  Bromeliad dies Land replenished new pups grow Hot wet days begin   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #202

  Carambola Tree Constantly making a mess Fruit is delicious   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #201

       Sun and rain sneak inside Shack sinking into sand Aging just like me          Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #200

  Retail store wasteland Close layoff sell online Change or rot on vine   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #199

  When will phone ring? Feeding goldfish to keep busy Rain falls no one calls   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #198

  Hot sand burns my feet Eating cold watermelon Watching seagulls fly   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #197

Leaky shower Drip drip drip please fix me Old home always needs some love   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #196

  A picturesque night Choppy sea who will help me? Keep swimming forward   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #195

  Strong wind heavy rain Ocean waves erode past Pain gone now have clear path   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku # 194

  Closing front gate Daylight gone tools in the shed Spiritually well-fed   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #193

  Half-asleep tree frog Stuck on my kitchen window Nonjudgmental friend   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #192

  Wet chilly morning Crawling out of warm bed Chickens need to be fed   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #191

  Homemade vegetable soup French bread in the oven All-day reading books   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #190

  Sushi sake beer Home together for New Year Fifties easier   Back to HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #189

Step inside my boots They are wet cold will feel loose Now beg for some coins   Back to HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

Haiku #188

  You now have the fame Nothing will slow down your train Why so unhappy?   Back to HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

Haiku #187

Chiseled out abscessed tooth Tossed into rusty can Lifetime of lost dreams   Back to HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #186

Standing top of hill Screaming that you have control No one can hear you   Back to HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku # 185

Faceless nameless ghosts Frantically stock shelves all night Kowtow to machine   Back to HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2017

Haiku #184

Of course I’m employed Work one full time two part time Middle Class has died   Back to HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

Haiku #183

  Watching dry waterfall No running water just rocks Bird rests his mind   Back to HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #182

Morning drizzle Listening to Shakuhachi Pruning bonsai trees * * You may also be interested in reading the Edge of Humanity Magazine post relating to meditating…

Haiku #181

  Barefoot simple dress The Brasileira plays guitar On front porch swing   Back to HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #179

    Starting motorbike Morning ride along A1A Sea air soothes me   Back to HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #177

  Winter cold snap Honeybell oranges soon ripe Gastronomic delight   Note to readers: Poem refers to Florida winter gardening. Just a bit of cold gives…

Haiku #176

  Bought old pickup truck Hitch up house on wheels Let’s see America   Back to HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #175

  Tropical storm gone Angry Atlantic Ocean Snatching my surfboard   Back to HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #174

  Our lovely daughter Turning pages time rolls by You’re now thirty five   Back to HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #172

  Butterflies all gone Clouds completely cover sun Nukes killed everyone   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #171

  Nippy morning Fly fishing for rainbow trout River moving slowly   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #170

  Garden vegetables Mixed with herbs in slow cooker Love is in the home   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #169

  Drinking hot chocolate Watching snow fall on rock garden No rush to leave   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #168

  Heliconia Queen of tropical garden Hummingbird’s best friend   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #167

  Unforgiving heat Camel marching on the sand Desert tests the man   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #166

  Boots places on stoop Morning garden duties done Time to watch moss grow   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #165

  Cool under palm tree Young man repairs fishnet Continues tradition   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #164

  Spiders crawling on wall Rain stopped bananas will grow tall Rooster calls   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku # 163

  Midnight bandits Raccoons having koi dinner Sashimi by the pond   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #162

  Loudmouthed old blue jay Cold hungry this morning Eyeballs empty seed tray   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #161-A

  Hurricane zoomed by Gigantic mosquitoes missed ride Toads are happy   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #161

Gulf of Mexico Shirtless barefoot on sailboat No place to go   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #160

  Sitting on beach towel Drinking fresh squeezed lemonade Watching tide come go   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #159

  All night with headlamp Writing poems amongst tombstones No longer alone   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #158

  Man lost his temper Hiding behind machismo Actually fearful   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #157

Ten Thousand Islands Dropped anchor under stars We made love on sandbar   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #156

Hatching sea turtles Marching towards the ocean No baggage just instinct   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016  

Haiku #155

Worn out hiking boots He just kept moving along Soaking wet but strong   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016  

Haiku #154

Early morning bathe In cool holy Ganges River Brings contentment   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #153

  Hot weather is here Daily afternoon rainstorms Bamboo on steroids   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #152

  Spring blooming frenzy Bromeliad flower spikes Stand at attention   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #151

  Warm mid-morning Iguana getting suntan On backyard stepping-stone   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #150

Chop chop chop and slice Always taking is not nice Sneaky like scared mice   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #149

  My favorite pastime Surfing top of storm clouds That floats through the sky   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #148

  Hacking sugarcane Scorched fields farmhand feels pain Only bossman gains   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #147

Tokyo room Shared bathroom with thirty people Saved Yen for sushi   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #146

  Heavy Thunderstorm Raccoons having a party Inside of house roof   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #145

  Endless Raking Leaves fall daily on rock garden Hermit learns patience   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #144

  Courageous black bamboo Shredded by hurricane Storm gone new culms come   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #143

  They come they go Do not succumb to undertow Maintain steady flow   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #142

  Simple Go stones Placed tactically on wood board Devour silence   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #141

  Take Me Please Take Me Faraway where we can play bamboo flutes all day   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015