keyhole in the sky

tired old man in the moon
had had enough of listening
to earth’s noisy troublemakers!

how can anyone sleep with
that infernal decibilled racket?
he was definitely full of it, so

he donned his top hat and
swallow-tailed coat, locked
his door and set sail to a star.

Ekphrastic poetry at dVerse poets’ pub hosted by Lillian and featuring the uniquely surreal artwork of Catrin Welz-Stein.

come, be brilliant

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Just playing around on magnetic poetry online…try it!

celebration of lights

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Linking to Carpe Diem Haiku Kai “countdown” to Christmas…

postcard poem

Wishing you were here at dVerse poetics with De, postcard poeming…

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hi all, y’all

how r u, lone star?

roundin’ up a posse

for saucy bar-be-Q

hopin’ to see live

armadillo near amarillo

with lotta luv from

big ole’ heart o’ texas!

beloved master

 

sweetest blood-red rose

comes weeping over city

bright tears, mourning star

dying bears love’s stigmata

risen in perfect beauty

 

epiphany 2015

David

plays the vigil

on piano as i read

passages

from old testament;

quilted stars

shine

across table runner

below window.

sangria

scented candle

flickers,

light of the world

illuminates

simple wooden

creche;

its characters,

sewn of soft felt,

arranged by

young child’s hands

to encircle and gaze

at a holy babe,

God

wrapped in

helpless humanity.

white lights,

silver and gold spheres

on Christmas tree

sparkle

in bow window.

glittering star

on treetop

points to sunrise

enlightening;

warm pinks

on cool

blues

of earth’s pale

winter

sky.

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apology to Basho

 

garden’s yellow star

shining between dawn and dusk

i claim her melons

 

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My response to CDHK prompt to “revise” master haiku 🙂

pure fragrance

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observe morning star

breathe lily-of-the-valley

touch rose of sharon

 

i belong to my beloved

friend and lover of my soul

 

 

Aside

let there be light

 

celestial bodies

moon’s face reflects sun’s glory

blazing star flames out

 

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(shooting star photo and prompt from Carpe Diem Haiku Kai)