Tag Archives: haiku

Fraiku: Uhura

She opened hailing frequenciesto a prismatic future— taking uswhere we’d never gone before Nichelle Nichols, 1932-2022 So it goes…

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Fraiku: Long Day

Night arrives after a long day I just want to be covered by your breath but the rain will have to do

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Fraiku: Belief

When someone asks if I believe in God I tell them I just disbelieve in one more god than they do

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Fraiku: Night Gems

More diamonds and rubiesstrewn across the night skythan are found on Earth Photo from the JWST. To celebrate the Sorta-Sonnets posted on Whispers & Echoes, I stole two lines from each of the seven published works and made a pastiche … Continue reading

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Fraiku: Grief

Like amusement park balloonsescaping my graspyou’re lost in the sky

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Fraiku: The Edmonson Sisters

Bondage is the irritantFreedom the Pearl worth the riskof being sold south Inspired by the sculpture (pictured above) found while wandering around Alexandria, Virginia.

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Brevity, with apologies to William Shakespeare

Brevity It’s the soul of witor a bowl of spitcan’t remember (for Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt, “Brevity” in 12 words.) If you missed this past Sunday’s FUMFA Poets & Writers Live, you can still watch it on YouTube. I … Continue reading

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Fraiku: Repeal Theocracy!

They don’t care about you,your beliefs, your body.How will you vote?

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Fraiku for the Sunset

Day stretches out like a deserttoo long — too longsun grinding me down

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Fraiku: Uninspired

All my ideas are lostwandering this wastelandI call a mind (Don’t forget about that call for sorta-sonnets over at Whispers & Echoes.)

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