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Posts from the ‘Haiku’ Category

Fog Haiku

This haiku was inspired by a photo taken by my good friend Bill Holland.

Fog is misconstrued

Some call fog smog and it’s not

Only Similar

 

Smog is pollution

Fog, natures droplets in air

A big difference

 

Smog can be eerie

Mysteriously unknown

What is out of view

 

© Susan Zutautas 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Eagle Haiku

stone eagle

Watching for his meal

He sits high upon his perch

Ready to take flight

 

This majestic bird

Has a wingspan of eight feet

Powerfully fast

 

Lives up to twenty

A natural carnivore

Can easily swim

 

© Susan Zutautas 2019

 

 

This haiku was written for Crimson’s Creative Challenge #56.

Snowflake Haiku

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The life of a snowflake was written for December 2019 Writing Prompts.

 

Gently falling down

Melting as they hit the ground

A snowflake no more

 

Whipping all around

Gathering on the ground

Cold Blanket surrounds

 

Playing in the snow

Catch a snowflake on your tongue

Tingling as it goes

 

© Susan Zutautas 2019

 

 

 

 

 

Oasis Haiku

Written for Word of the Day: Oasis

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Image by Peter Fischer from Pixabay 

 

Parched  from the dessert

Wandering, … sun beating down

Oasis, best water

 

© Susan Zutautas 2019

 

 

 

 

 

Anticipation Haiku Style

 

Waiting for that day

In anticipation of

Starting a new life

 

© Susan Zutautas 2019

 

Written for Kia’s Friday Haiku Challenge.

 

 

 

 

Broken Wing- Haiku

This was written in response to Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku challenge #279. Prompt words are Nurture & Nature.

 

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Image by David Mark from Pixabay 

I nurtured the bird

Until it could fly again

Then back to nature

 

© Susan Zutautas 2019

Halloween Night

This was written for:

Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille. Prompt for November 6, 2019, is “Halloween”.

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Image by cocoparisienne from Pixabay 

 

Spookiness prevails

Goblins, ghosts, witches come out

Creepy yet tasty

© Susan Zutautas 2019

 

 

Remembrance Day – Haiku

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Image by Kevin Phillips from Pixabay 

Remembrance Day

Honoring the brave people

Serving our country

 

Eleven o’clock

On November eleventh

Silence, two minutes

 

Courageously fought

Those who died for us

Did not die in vain at all

 

Sacrificing all

For our wellbeing

Always remembered

 

The ones that returned

And ones that died are heroes

We thank all of you

 

We wear the poppy

Commemorating soldiers

Each and every year

© Susan Zutautas 2019

 

 

 

All Hallows Eve – Haiku

This was written for

#Haikai Challenge #110 (10/26/19): Halloween/Samhain #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga

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Image by enriquelopezgarre from Pixabay 

 

 

The ghosts of the dead

Return to walk amongst us

Graves are visited

 

© Susan Zutautas 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winter is Approaching – Haiku

Frosty Leaves

 

The frost has arrived

Warmer weather has left us

Bundle up, stay warm

© Susan Zutautas 2019