Category Archives: Haiku Sequence

Haiku Sequence by Roberta Beary

    Memorial Service dark winter sky mourners approach in single file   memorial service — work on the left family on the right   slide show a handsome young soldier with the same nose   eulogy — his only … Continue reading

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Haiku Sequence by Roberta Beary

This haiku sequence was taken from Roberta Beary’s book, Deflection, published in 2015 by Accents Publishing. CARETAKER – I florida sunshinemother soaks upthe shade seasidewe turnmother’s chair cherry blossomsthe incessant soundof mother’s cough mother’s day only the tulipscome calling in the wheels of mother’s … Continue reading

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Haiku Sequence by Renée Owen

  So Much of Life                                  making art at your bedside the vibrancy of blue     faint footprints all I love in shadows   each breath I hold for you shavasana   your old quilt— sleeping with the stars … Continue reading

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A Haiku Sequence by Mary Stevens

Toledo Steel Sun sideof the arenaheated bull within a whirling capethe matador’s stance Toledo steel—he waves an earfor the cheering crowd workers rake sandover the scent of blood flamenco moonthe special at the innrabo de toro   by Mary Stevens … Continue reading

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A Haiku Sequence by Michael Ketchek

Four Seasons of Sun spring sun for her he plucks flowers from a neighbor’s garden   summer sun his pregnant wife’s lips dripping tomato   autumn sun trying to brush the burrs from her long brown hair   winter sun … Continue reading

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A Haiku Sequence by Donna Bauerly

leave taking watching the lights go out  one red maple         after  another         winter maples  the red-haired girl     knee deep in autumn  remembering  green   by Donna Bauerly (USA)

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A Haiku Sequence by Frank Higgins

Death of a Friend        chemo her face lost in the pillow   a final gift smell of the rain in the wet clogs    empty bed  fluffing the indent  from the pillow                                  … Continue reading

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A Haiku Sequence by Ruth Holzer

One April   deathwatch days  a cloud of gnats   April breeze  grieving for the living   Thursday’s child  she doesn’t know it’s there anymore    so often crying wolf now the wolf crying for you   no more lovable … Continue reading

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A Haiku Sequence by Doris Lynch

ON THE CUSP OF THE SOLSTICE how quietthe quiet beforewinter dawn first snowfallthe neighborhood runnerwalks in tights six crowssilent in a snowy field—noon whistle nickel-sized snowflakesold man at the bus stopwearing one glove past midnightcan’t stay indoorswhen the barred owl calls … Continue reading

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A Haiku Sequence by Roberta Beary

Baby​ ​Grand:​ ​a​ ​Haiku​ ​Sequence     under​ ​the​ ​piano i​ ​hide​ ​from​ ​father  i​ ​am​ ​5   pushing​ ​me​ ​off the​ ​piano​ ​bench  teenage​ ​breakdown   leaving​ ​home​ ​… the​ ​piano​ ​also​ ​hides deep​ ​cut​ ​scars   father’s​ ​death​ … Continue reading

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