Posts Tagged ‘Snow Haiku’

“26 inches of snow sets Long Island record” (Bill Kenney)

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

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shovels
down from the attic
my winter bones

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Headlines:

“26 inches of snow sets Long Island record” (Newsday)

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Poem by Bill Kenney (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Cupid will brave the snow for Valentine’s Day” (James Tipton)

Sunday, February 14th, 2010

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………………..two old lovers
………………..roll over and over
………………..in the first snow

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Headlines:

“Cupid will brave the snow for Valentine’s Day” (Troy Messanger)

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Poem by James Tipton (see poet biographies).  Read more James Tipton on Haiku News.

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“Wyoming, Colorado get dumping of spring snow” (Anon)

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

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………………..so much snow…
………………..there is no place
………………..to go snow viewing

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Headlines:

“Wyoming, Colorado get dumping of spring snow” (Associated Press)

“February storms cost Baltimore about $36 million” (The Baltimore Sun)

“Cottage country digs out from heavy snowfall” (The Star)

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Anonymous 18th century senryu translated by Dick Whyte (see Donald Keene, ‘World Within Walls’ for the original Japanese). Read more classical Japanese poetry.

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“Heavy snow cover extends hoar frost’s icy grip” (James Tipton)

Monday, July 12th, 2010

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heavy coat
but still the snow
piles up inside

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Headlines:

“Heavy snow cover extends hoar frost’s icy grip” (Otago Daily Times)

“Snow party ‘one of the best’” (Otago Daily Times)

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Poem by James Tipton (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet. First published in ‘Proposing to the Woman in the Rearview Mirror’ (2008).

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“Hills Prove Challenging During Snowfall” (Jimmy the Peach)

Sunday, December 26th, 2010

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Oceania spring
the Tasman Sea breathes
snow on Arlington Hills

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Headlines:

“Hills Prove Challenging During Snowfall” (ARL Now)

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Poem by Jimmy the Peach (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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“Betty White on Writer’s Block” (Paul David Mena)

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

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writer’s block
fresh footprints
in the snow

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Headlines:

“Betty White on Writer’s Block” (Galley Cat)

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Poem by Paul David Mena (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 31: Carla Shepard Sims, Michael Goglia, Chen-ou Liu, Minal Sarosh, Dick Whyte

Monday, August 13th, 2012

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“Decatur Police ask for information in missing teen case” (read more)

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news of a missing child
fish bubbles
ripple to the lake’s surface

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Poem by Carla Shepard Sims. Read more by this poet.

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“Less educated people have lower life expectancy” (read more)

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we are here
only for a short time:
wisteria

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Poem by Michael Goglia. Read more by this poet.

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“‘Liz & Dick’: Lindsay Lohan is One Classy Liz Taylor” (read more)

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murmuring
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
spring snowfall

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Poem by Chen-ou Liu. Read more by this poet.

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“Unmindful of draught situation, Bangalore allows water down the drain” (read more)

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cracked riverbed…
this dry eyed river
has wept enough

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Poem by Minal Sarosh. Read more by this poet.

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“Olympic Workers Living in ‘Prison-Like Slums’” (read more)

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medal count…
the cleaners come last
in every event

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Poem by Dick Whyte. Read more by this poet.

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