Tag Archives: haiku

Fraiku: On a hike

Dark woods under heavy clouds thunderous applause from exhausted leaves drought cracks like lightning

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Fraiku: Thunderstorm

Night thunderstorm over the Gulfdistant lightning flashes off high cloudsdisproving a flat earth

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On the Gulf Coast

The pelican folds herself into a harpoonto impale the water and erupt from the waveswith a quivering gular pouch

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Fraiku: On the Interstate

Teenagers play in trafficI almost sacrifice one lambon the altar of social media I’m heading to a week-long writing retreat and something odd happened on the way. I was on I-95 in the middle of South Carolina, nice clear highway … Continue reading

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Fraiku: Pebble

Each year a pebbleadded to my cairnthe pilgrim carries a scythe This Fraiku for the Living Poetry Prompt. Bonus: my latest poem, A Boy’s Afternoon in Summer, is up at Whispers and Echoes.

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Fraiku: Social Media

Let poetry soothethe slings and arrowsof your social media life

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Fraiku: Purpose

The purpose of a porpoisepostulated precisely in a pleasing poemthat the porpoise’s purpose’s play (For this week’s Living Poetry Prompt and, just in case you missed it, my poem At the Beach appeared on Whispers and Echoes yesterday.)

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Fraiku: Science

If science were easyeveryone would do itlisten to your nerds

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Reality Sucks at Whispers and Echoes

Reality sucks everywhere but Whispers and Echoes is actually quite lovely and should be followed by all who love poetry. They just posted a new haiku of mine entitled Reality Sucks. Check it out.

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Fraiku: A Boy’s Summer

Inviting trees to climbmushrooms and red berries to fearfireflies to torture

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