Tag Archives: Horn

The Reef’s Silence

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku262 – the reef’s silence . . .      the reef’s silence . . .      sea fans brighten, darken      with the current This is a haiku by Bruce Ross: poet, editor, professor and past … Continue reading

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Winter Sun

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku260 – winter sun.      winter sun      a titmouse drinks water      from an ivy leaf This is a haiku by Gergana Yaninska, a midwife from Plovdiv, Bulgaria. She has been writing haiku for several … Continue reading

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Daybreak, A Skylark

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku257 – daybreak.   daybreak;   from the middle of the rain   a skylark song This is a haiku by Onitsura (1661–1738), who together with Basho, helped redefine the haikai no renga (linked verse) and … Continue reading

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Thin Snow Scatters On

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku256 – Thin snow scatters on.   Thin snow scatters on   the wind, melting as it falls   Cries for help for light This is a haiku by Robert Hayden (1913-1980). William Meredith wrote about … Continue reading

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12 Hours

12 Hours was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0357: Clock Work.     Step 1: Think about your previous 12 hours as of the moment you begin this project.     Step 2: Note one single thing that best summarizes each of … Continue reading

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Me this stillness this awake

About a year ago I was approached by a singer who wanted to collaborate with me. I wrote a piece for her but was never able to get her to sing it – I am guessing that she did not … Continue reading

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The Sky Begins To Overcast

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku245 – Flowers of morning glory.   Flowers of morning glory.   The sky above this street   Begins to overcast. This is a haiku by Hisajo Sugita, an innovative exponent of the women’s haiku movement, … Continue reading

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