Posts Tagged ‘Christmas Haiku’

“Turkey Seeks Return of Santa Claus’ Bones” (Laurence Stacey)

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

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………………..Christmas eve
………………..the storefront Santa
………………..double-parked

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Headlines:

“Turkey seeks return of Santa Claus’ bones” (BBC News)

“India sand Santa sculptures spread green message” (BBC News)

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Poem by Laurence Stacey (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Bird species count plummets” (James Tipton)

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

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………………..Christmas morning
………………..the old cat
………………..waits by the bird feeder

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Headlines:

“Christmas bird count Sunday” (Teton Valley News)

“Popular prairie songbird joins endangered list” (Vancouver Sun)

“Bird species count plummets” (San Francisco Examiner)

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This poem was submitted by James Tipton (see poet biographies). Read more James Tipton on Haiku News.

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“Tree in shape of giant Christmas pudding unveiled” (Judy Schattner)

Monday, January 4th, 2010

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opening gifts…
a sprig of red berries
in the brown field

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Headlines:

“Tree in shape of giant Christmas pudding unveiled” (UK Telegraph)

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Poem by Judy Schattner (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Sorry, Vegans: Brussels Sprouts Like to Live, Too” (Robert Moyer)

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

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Christmas dinner
after all the voices
silence

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Headlines:

“Sorry, Vegans: Brussels Sprouts Like to Live, Too” (New York Times)

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Poem by Robert Moyer (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Saying No, No, No to the Ho-Ho-Ho” (Robert Moyer)

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

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skinny teen queen
waves from a red corvette
xmas parade

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Headlines:

“Saying No, No, No to the Ho-Ho-Ho” (New York Times)

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Poem by Robert Moyer (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“After a long time out of work, his Christmas list is short: a job” (Dick Whyte)

Saturday, December 25th, 2010

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out of work
he eats Christmas dinner
from a can

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Headlines:

“After a long time out of work, his Christmas list is short: a job” (MPR News)

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Poem by Dick Whyte (see editor biographies). Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 2 No. 3: Sandip Sital Chauhan, Michael Goglia, Robert Moyer, S.M. Abeles

Monday, January 14th, 2013

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“A Home at the End of Google Earth” (read more)

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distant skies…
i leave my shoe laces
across the border

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Poem by Sandip Sital Chauhan. Read more by this poet.

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“Revealed: how the FBI coordinated the crackdown on Occupy” (read more)

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cops in front
in back
summer heat

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Poem by Michael Goglia. Read more by this poet. This poem was first published in Four Virtual Haiku Poets, featuring Michael Goglia, Scott Terrill, Brendan Slater and Colin Stewart Jones. We highly recommend checking it out!

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“Christmas Ornaments, Child Labor” (read more)

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Christmas day
children playing with toys
made by children

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Poem by Robert Moyer. Read more by this poet.

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“Confronting the Violence That Betrays Young Lives” (read more)

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falling star
in the bad part of town
another dead kid

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Poem by S.M. Abeles. Read more by this poet.

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