Tag Archives: haiku

NaHaiWriMo 2015 – 02

sledding after dark
moonlight slopes
down the golf course hills


Prompt: Noisily

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NaHaiWriMo 2015 – 01

shotgun shell
the sycamore sheds
its sparrows


Prompt: Now

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wallpaper peels back how the story goes

after your grandfather died the holidays fell apart the traditions fell apart you fell apart

christmas eve service
candle wax runs past
the paper drip protector

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Tidal Acceleration

With every snap, crackle, pop your first thought is not that you left the turntable on but that your turntable is haunted. When you finally get up to check, you forget which way the switch sways to turn on and off.

Halfway to town, it hits you he won’t be there.

Mistletoe is a parasite that stays green through the winter. The tides cause friction against the earth’s rotation. You and the others haunt the house for hours, passing through Wisteria glass and luminaria.

A whiskey neat and four empty streets later: the loud lock, the empty apartment, a single lamp left on in the living room.

longest night deer graze around the deer carcass

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Rumors

You’re rarely bothered, but after a city council rep in Wal-Mart’s automative tells you you’re beautiful, you try on your mother’s first wedding ring.

after the wreck 1% of the moon missing

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