Tag Archives: haiku

Sputnik at Whispers and Echoes

Today is the 65th anniversary of the launch of humanity’s first artificial satellite. When Whispers and Echoes put out a call for “history haiku” to be posted in late September and early October, I knew I had to write one … Continue reading

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Fraiku: Follow the Money

Advertising is a very expensive word for propaganda There’s an election coming in the U. S. A. Make sure you’re registered to vote.

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Fraiku: Insanity

Re-electing incumbents and expecting laws to change We’re entering election season here in the U. S. A. If you want to vote the bums out, you’ve got to be registered. If you think you’re registered, they might have purged you. … Continue reading

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Fraiku: Lunacy

At sunset the sky lifts her skirt— full moon rises tonight we howl

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Fraiku: Kitchen Considerations

The cheese is growing a respectable green beard. Fridge must be broken.

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Fraiku: Hurry Back

Let me behold your green eyes shifted blue as you return to my arms

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Fraiku: Return

I am a river in droughtsmooth stones naked in the sununtil your rain

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Fraiku: Night Sounds

An orchestra of raspy wingsalmost covers the faint scrapeof paws padding nearby.

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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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