Daily haiku

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Daily haiku: 4/29/22

purple lilacs— the fragrance of springtime at the ball park © Colleen M. Chesebro

First Frost, #haiku

I’ve been doing a thorough analysis of haiku, senryu and pseudo-haiku (sometimes called failed haiku). Haiku has always been one of my favorites, and the use of a season word (kigo) is what fulfills the true meaning of a haiku. These season words are essential to the understanding of haiku. Haiku and nature are forever …

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Daily haiku 4/4/22

rainy day… seeds in paper cups wait for spring sun © Colleen M. Chesebro

Banshee Winds

bitter March winds growl over Lake Michigan’s shore the spring Banshee stirs © Colleen M. Chesebro Yesterday, in East Lansing, it was 57 degrees. Last night, high winds and rain lashed our house as this wicked storm blew across the Midwest, leaving behind a path of destruction. Such is spring in Michigan. It’s always a …

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Daily haiku 11/30/2021

gray clouds hang heavy winter sends snowflake kisses hoarfrost coats the trees © 2021 Colleen M. Chesebro

Daily #haiku 9/16/21

cool morning— Indian summer sunshine pumpkin spice © Colleen M. Chesebro

Daily haiku 9/6/2021

break of day… sunlight streams through glass rainbow prisms dance © Colleen M. Chesebro

Daily haiku ~ the river

summer clouds— kayakers floating the river © Colleen M. Chesebro I’m with the grand-dogs this weekend on the Grand River. It’s always so beautiful and peaceful here. I’m working on haiku imagery. The idea is to connect emotions by associating two or more images together in strange and unusual ways. It’s not as easy as …

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Daily haiku: Rain

steel-gray clouds drizzle drips from trees wet billboards © 2021 Colleen M. Chesebro

Daily haiku

the doldrums… still winds of summer clouds hover © Colleen M. Chesebro

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