haiku by Holly

haiku Friday, May 9, 2014

Peace inequities

ABCs: artists blink, cope

don’t capitulate

~ ~ ~

haiku Sunday, February 3, 2013

ergonomics or

old age? spirit young, body

aches, smile on my face!

 

haiku for Saturday, January 14, 2012

darting to and fro

chasing a GMT dead-

line, notching up thrills!

~ ~ ~

haiku double play for January 13, 2012:

squirrely eagle-eyed

blue jay targets stale bread cubes,

avoids fresh suet

~ ~ ~

obstinate maker

of excuses learns: 3 daily

drops bring clarity

~ ~ ~

haiku of the day, January 12, 2012:

overflowing bird-

bath tells tales of drenched rodents

squeaking trials and tribs!

~ ~ ~

haiku for January 11, 2012:

positives parade

if given space to do so

+ + + open the terrain + + + + 

~ ~ ~

haiku, January 10, 2012:

foggy pathways lead

to the morning mountain view

glimpse and grasp the day!

~ ~ ~

haiku, January 9, 2012:

What color are thoughts

in the minds of mourning doves?

bright?  gray?  moss green?  void?

~ ~ ~

haiku for January 8, 2012:

eye of hurricane

swirls to and fro, spirals up

out-down-in! Huzzah!

~ ~ ~

haiku January 7, 2012

 nyger, millet and

sunflower seed, suet — spats,

spits, droppings, food fights!

~ ~ ~

haiku for January 5th and 6th:

morning dew? frost?  what

constitutes aviary

daily “caffeine” treats?

~ ~ ~

aspirin Rx

homeopathic headache

remedy equals _____?

~ ~ ~

haiku for January 4, 2012:

bubbles, floating, pop-

ping!  topsy-turvy, gleeful,

harboring unshared dreams

~ ~ ~

haiku for January 3, 2012:

gaping hole where once

a grand tree stood welcoming

neighbors each morning

~ ~ ~

haiku for today: January 2, 2012

Which animals might

have sore buns? Even the sloth

hangs rather than sits…

~ ~ ~

haiku for today: January 1, 2012!

Unseasonably

warm? Unreasonably scarred.

Yesterday once more?

~ ~ ~

haiku for the last day of 2011:

Try, trust, and treasure:

foraging for sustenance

nourishing anew

~ ~ ~

haiku for December 30, 2011:

dawn illumines a

lone driftwood statuary

waving, weaving hope

~ ~ ~

haiku for today, December 29, 2011 (and a few extra to make up for recent no-post days):

Seeing red mourning

parade: caterwauling lies

across DMZ

~ ~ ~

late December moon’s

false smile jeers against blackdrop

lopsided guide home

~ ~ ~

stars spit sarcasm

like hypocrites in church pews

bared teeth grimaces

~ ~ ~

Brookside’s gardens glow

360 degrees

year-round delight!

 ~ ~ ~

rainbow strings at night

dolphins in pools of blue

cultivated glee

~ ~ ~

hard frost nips knuckles

curtain calls spotlight true verve

facsimiles banned!

~ ~ ~

haiku for today, December 26, 2011:

Pudgy, privileged

black crow preens authority

near the birdfeeder

~ ~ ~

haiku for today: December 23, 2011

dawn brings sunshine, cheer

sheets hung on clothesline hum fresh

scents of renewal

~ ~ ~

haiku for today: December 22, 2011

rain in and outdoors

tears, rain, fog, heartache. hopeful

repeat forecast not!

~ ~ ~

haiku for today: December 21, 2011

warm. foggy, balmy!

four days before Santa flies

in tee-shirt and shorts?

~ ~ ~

haiku for today: December 20, 2011

crisp emerald moss,

scarlet nandina sprigs = hints:

southern holiday!

~ ~ ~

haiku for today: December 19, 2011

caw, caw, caw! scritch, scratch.

late morning frost lingers till

noon ~ numb fingertips!

~ ~ ~

haiku for today: December 18, 2011

blue, bare, blustery

woodsmoke drifts across sunlit

backyard chill: dreamland

~ ~ ~

haiku for today: December 17, 2011

sap-sticky fingers

fern fronds shelter red berries

balsam joy bouquets

~ ~ ~

haiku for today: December 16, 2011

black gliders screech praise

raucous, reckless, nuisances:

crows! daily lectures

~ ~ ~

haiku for the day: December 15, 2011

goldfinches feasting 

nyger seed fireworks shower

cardinals below

~ ~ ~

haiku for today: December 14, 2011

composting red worms

released to moist garden soil

child’s recess, playground!

~ ~ ~

haiku for today: December 13, 2011

 beaks peck poetry

squirrel tails flick syllables

stanzas call “Morning!”

~ ~ ~

haiku for the day: December 12, 2012

early dawn’s icy

brushstrokes elicit goosebumps

in shades of mourning

~ ~ ~

haiku for today: December 11, 2011

weeping boughs, evergreens,

harboring cold-blooded life

neighbor’s cat watching…

~ ~ ~

haiku of the day: December 10, 2011

recipe for pre-

solstice appreciations:

walk in soft moon prints

~ ~ ~

haiku for today: December 9, 2011

Carolina wrens

reach every heart ~ proving

tedium wondrous

~ ~ ~

haiku for today: December 8, 2011

moon bright, exposé

windswept debris shadowing

silent red-tailed fox

~ ~ ~

haiku of the day: December 7, 2011

this way, that way.  here.

there. every which way. Look!

leaves, squirrels, birds, kindness.

~ ~ ~

haiku of the day: December 6, 2011

freshly falling rain

dampens suet, cleanses birds,

but deters them not!

~ ~ ~

haiku for the day: December 5, 2011

rotting logs harbor

memories and fortify

hope for tomorrow

~ ~ ~

haiku of the day:  December 4, 2011

impressions: footprints

in wet mats of leaves linger,

mellow, disappear

~ ~ ~

haiku for today:  December 3, 2011

metallic sheen, ice

thin gloves glint on dogwood limbs

winter solstice soon

~ ~ ~

haiku for today:  December 2, 2011

Alaskan darkness

power outage blankets all

insecurity

~ ~ ~

haiku of the day: December 1, 2011

squirrels at the feeder

ENFP traits prevail

fits us to a T

~ ~ ~

today’s haiku: November 30, 2011:

threadbare leaf angels

curled, wrapping their wings, shielding

wisps of yesterday

~ ~ ~

haiku for today (November 29, 2011) has a title:  String Theory

do neutrons neuter

or enhance picturesque scenes?

sparticles? cobwebs?

~ ~ ~

haiku for today: November 28, 2011

cherry blossoms flout

the season ~ showy in late

November shadows

~ ~ ~

haiku for today: November 27, 2011

twiddle dee, twiddle

not! There is so much alive —

seizing the day, seek!

~ ~ ~

haiku for today: November 26, 2011

fervor subsides, calm

descends like a last leaf drift-

ing so quietly

~ ~ ~

haiku for the day: November 25, 2011

flurry to feet up

squirrels’ playful antics rouse

thoughts of leftovers

~ ~ ~

haiku for the day: November 23, 2011

gardens pleased as punch

puffs of warm golden yeast rolls

gratitude harvest

~ ~ ~

Today’s haiku (three): November 22, 2011

Lost in the masses,

adrift in a pile of leaves.

Are you my Daddy?

~

Log on, register.

I must be from strong woodstock

Will I ever know?

~ ~

find siblings galore?

#62894

That’s all they’ll tell me…

~ ~ ~

haiku for today: November 21, 2011

autumn’s mission sweeps

leaves across mental landscapes

full moon bolsters hope

~ ~ ~

today’s haiku: November 20, 2011

delicate pale pink

apple blossom fragrant sips

peals of delight, nice

~ ~ ~

haiku for today: November 19, 2011

russet, tawny, taupe —

raked, mulched, spread on sunny days

savored with apples

~ ~ ~

haiku for the day: November 18, 2011

job applications:

Mother Nature’s scrutiny

wildlife panels score

~ ~ ~

haiku for the day: November 17, 2011

blustery gusts groove

wind and tempers — transitive

clouds and moods dispersed

~ ~ ~

today’s haiku: November 16, 2011

Is ether required

to sense etherealness?

Fog, woods, weave and gleam

~ ~ ~

haiku for today: November 15, 2011

fragility floats

cobwebs in soft breezes waft

ambulance chasers

~ ~ ~

haiku of the day: November 14, 2011

Trees silenced by leaf

fall immigrate. Trunks stand tall.

E’en their seeds are stilled.

~ ~ ~

Back a few hours later =

tree trunks standing tall

stalwart sentinels masking

generations’ fears

— or:                                                                                          ~

tree trunks standing tall

stalwart sentinels masking

generations’ larks

[totally changes the tone/surprise of the haiku for me]

trees silenced by leaf

fall, migrate, yet even seeds

stall: border fences.

~ ~

trees silenced by leaf

fall: spunky? punky? face peace

fully — true wisdom

~ ~ ~

haiku of the day: November 13, 2011

morning mist off Long

Pond — soothes as lotion on skin

silken fantasy

~ ~ ~

[November 12, 2011]

recipes, workshops,

ingredients, handshakes, smiles

sunshine splashes through

~ ~ ~

[November 11, 2011]

birdsong fills the eye

morning’s visual caffeine

unbidden alarm

~ ~ ~

[November 10, 2011]

myriad leaves fall

like post-its of to-do tasks

helter-skelter awe

~ ~ ~

*copyright Holly Dilatush

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