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Fraiku: In the Waiting Room

My toes tick faster than a clockwhile my usually reliable companiongoes under the wrench

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Fraiku: Refrigerator Door

Broke my toe closing Jack’s fridgecursing the kitchen cabinetsin the sudden dark Inspired by my favorite haiku of Jack Kerouac: Missing a kickat the icebox doorIt closed anyway  

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Fraiku: July

July returns about the same time every yearthe woman who lives next door walks her dogsbarefoot in the North Carolina grass (For this week’s Living Poetry Prompt, an American Haiku since I blew through the Japanese style syllable limit.)

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Haiku: Left Arm

Left arm sunburnInterstate median irisesSummer roadtrip

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Summer Haiku

These verdant mountainsfeasting on solstice sunshineand a thunderstorm For today’s Solstice Poetry Prompt from Living Poetry.

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Fraiku: Doctor Verse

Don’t edit yourselfPoetry is the feverLet it heal your mind

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Fraiku: Politics

When conservatives claim government is brokenThey aren’t complainingThey’re bragging

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Fraiku: Baseball

Crack— a leather orbclimbs to heaven while moonriselooms over left field

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Fraiku: Thunderstorm

Heavy humid heatScraped from exhausted leavesSummer thunderstorm

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Remedy Haiku

A walk in the woodsis enough to remedyan honest day’s work (From this week’s Living Poetry Prompt.)

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