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Haiku Heights: Red

the cardinal preens– loosens one feather, a spark to ignite winter Advertisements

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braid battlefield

no cornrows with beads for her & no threaded hair but the long coiled twists those twists are rasta fingercombed to sleek ripples– war over, we twist

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Haiku Heights September Heights: Hummingbird (haiku chain)

hummingbirds love red– scarlet runner beans call them sweetly, with bright tongues red stutters their flight i had dark red curtains once & watched one hover outside my window desire in hummingbird form– expressed in pauses

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Haiku Heights: Symphony

illuminating child voices float through the hall purer than sunlight my daughter’s alto a honey-dark thread woven through the sopranos the risers placed where Stravinsky and Bernstein stood crafting symphonies

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I hear summer chime inside cricket songs, but still September scents air unripe, crisp, stony I taste chardonnay with each drawn green apple breath

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leaning evergreen (haiku chain)

roots could be fingers grasping the eroding bank– me, I think she bows and pauses to smile in the slow mirrored water, her branches preening

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May Day Haiku–just for fun

Spring will blush bright red & cover our nakedness with apple blossoms I’ll bring the blanket & taste your kisses gladly beneath the  fresh sky without shame the laughing sunlight as witness ***The idea for this haiku chain was stolen from a … Continue reading

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