Category Archives: Haiku

on wings

Scissors in one hand, hen in the other, a couple of quick snips and the wing tips swirl to the ground. Keeps ‘em from ‘flying the coop’, the farmer says. He releases the hen. She takes a moment to regain … Continue reading

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Rush Hour

I should have taken the I-5 freeway, I tell myself even as I commit to the onramp of I-84 East. Traffic is at a crawl as drivers jockey to merge into the three eastbound lanes. I choose the center lane. … Continue reading

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Three Traps

I it’s a trap, you say like I’m trying to bait you I don’t hunt for sport II shut your trap, she says I comply, as I’m the prey ensnared in her game III trapped within a web intersecting lies … Continue reading

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winter drift

flakes drift from night sky snow drift builds against my sill I drift off to sleep Cee’s Black & White photo challenge: chilled

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gone shopping

osprey circles high sudden dive with talons splayed fresh fish for dinner #bluewave #resist 

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on call

puzzling how plants hear nature’s wake up call so clear on this winter day The Daily Post one-word prompt: Puzzled

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this wall

can you imagine a wall that keeps us apart when we stand so near In 1982, I visited the Berlin Wall that separated West Berlin from East Germany. The original wall was erected unannounced in the dead of night on … Continue reading

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