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Posts from the ‘Haiku’ Category

Zoosadism Haiku

The following was written in response to Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 178 #PhotoPrompt.

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Image Credit: Balaji Malliswamy

 

Suppressing heartache

Huntsman assassination

Eradication

 

© Susan Zutautas 2020

 

 

We Shall Win – Haiku

The following haiku-style poem was written in response to Ronovan Writes #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #300 Grit&Quit

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Image by Miguel Á. Padriñán from Pixabay 

 

Don’t give up don’t quit

Combativeness to the end

Show tenacity

 

© Susan Zutautas 2002

Darkness – Haiku

Darkness (1)

 

Darkness

We’re all in the dark

Stay strong and stay positive

We will overcome  

© Susan Zutautas 2020

 

 

Cherry Tree Blossoms – Haiku

The following haiku was written in response to #Haikai Challenge #131.

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Japanese Cherry Trees Flowers

Image by  Diese lizenzfreien Fotos darfst du zwar verwenden from Pixabay

 

Blossoming beauty

A sure sign that spring arrived

Pleasing aroma

© Susan Zutautas 2020

 

 

Vino – #Haiku

The following #haiku was written in response to Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge. 

 

Unfilled consumed frill

Pendulous exhibition

Intoxicating

© Susan Zutautas 2020

 

Offensive Odour – Haiku

The following #haiku was written in response to Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge.

This weeks word are:

Shrink and Think

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Image by skeeze from Pixabay 

Expeditiously

Thinking escaping surpass

Before diffusion

© Susan Zutautas 2020

 

 

 

Spooky Night Haiku

 

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Spooky by S. Zutautas 2020

 

Spine-chilling evening

Blackness overtakes the day

longing for daylight

© Susan Zutautas 2020

 

Comfortably Worn – #Haiku

The following #haiku was written in response to Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 168 #SynonymsOnly” 

The two words selected by Ruth Scribbles, from last month’s #SyllablesOnly challenge: COMFORT & WORN.

 

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Image by LUM3N from Pixabay 

 

Traveled and well worn

all the places we have seen

bringing me comfort

© Susan Zutautas 2020

 

 

Keeping Warm – Haiku

Today’s word of the day from Kristian is “Nest”.
#WordOfTheDayChallenge

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Image by Just killing time from Pixabay 

 

Baby birds huddle

Embracing each others warmth

Cuddling in the nest

© Susan Zutautas 2020

 

 

 

 

 

The Vulture

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Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay

They prey on the dead

Carnivorous scavengers

Killing’s not their style

© Susan Zutautas 2020

 

This was written for Word of the Day

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