Saturday, December 31, 2005,5:59 PM
walking by the lake (haiku)
walking by the lake
at sunset..
serenity
 
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,5:57 PM
new-year's eve (haiku)
new-year's eve
at the lake
ducks huddle for warmth
 
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,5:54 PM
a group of geese (haiku)
a group of geese
loudly flies from the lake...
the year ends
 
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,5:51 PM
ceder trees (haiku)
ceder trees
cover the hills...
thoughts of spring
 
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,12:01 AM
I feel your presence (tanka)
I feel your presence,
looking out the window
seeing my children
taking turns
on a swing-set
 
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Friday, December 30, 2005,11:58 PM
on the eighth hole (haiku)
on the eighth hole
seeing beautiful trees
and ugly sand traps
 
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,11:56 PM
a winter night (haiku)
a winter night
full of heavy clouds...
adagio
 
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,11:54 PM
calendar (tanka)
the calendar
says thirty-first
of December...
what happened
to January?
 
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Thursday, December 29, 2005,11:26 PM
piles of leaves
in piles of leaves
children ruin my hard work
and sadness
 
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Wednesday, December 28, 2005,11:13 PM
warm sunset (haiku)
warm sunset...
gold, powder blue thoughts
through cold bare trees
 
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,11:03 PM
a pair of bats (haibun)
He sits outside in the dark. It's midnight and no one has told the dogs that it's past their bed time. Squirrels hop from one tree to another. Distant trucks drone and the temperature slowly falls. He is lost, though, in his thoughts.

a pair of bats
flap around the chimney
mocking the birds
 
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,11:01 PM
cathedral bells (tanka)
cathedral bells
from a distance
startles the birds..
is it a wedding
or a funeral?
 
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Tuesday, December 27, 2005,10:54 PM
piano alone (tanka)
piano alone
through the window...
la noche es inpotant
pero la musica
es mas
 
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,10:52 PM
wind from the north (tanka)
wind from the north
awakes the trees
and the shutters
reminding us
we are powerless
 
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Monday, December 26, 2005,10:58 PM
opening a drawer
opening a drawer
she finds a life
long forgotten..
one generation
to another
reminding her
that the future
isn't promised
but all
have been young

thanks to Dec. 26 on Trying to Catch Up
 
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,10:56 PM
late night breeze (haiku)
late night breeze
through open windows..
honeysuckle thoughts
 
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Sunday, December 25, 2005,11:07 PM
scented candles (haiku)
scented candles
compete with my eyes
for proper thoughts
 
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,11:05 PM
his tombstone (haiku)
his tombstone
only visited
by birds
 
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,11:04 PM
to see me (haiku)
to see me
a mockingbird
flies to the oak
 
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,11:02 PM
dreams of tomorrow (haiku)
dreams of tomorrow
dashed as the robin's egg
falls to the ground
 
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,11:00 PM
past meets present (haiku)
past meets present
as grandfather's rose
blooms by the barn
 
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,12:42 AM
bricks wet (haiku)
bricks wet
from late night rain
and memories
 
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Saturday, December 24, 2005,8:56 PM
Work found on "Stylus Poetry Journal"
some haiku and tanka of mine are now found on the January Issue of Stylus Poetry Journal
 
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Friday, December 23, 2005,10:22 PM
dream (haiku)
dream
accompanied by rain
at midnight
 
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,10:05 PM
campus bus (tanka)
a campus bus
rolls into the night...
a foreign man
leans over, saying
"Merry Christmas"

thanks to From the Edgr to the Center
 
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,12:07 AM
I hear her voice
I hear her voice
from long distant thunder,
river boats,
laughter
and memories
of days
that were longer.
 
posted by J. Andrew Lockhart
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,12:06 AM
bed of tulips (haiku)
bed of tulips
sway in warm breezes
at sunset
 
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Wednesday, December 21, 2005,10:51 PM
Parisian (haiku)
Parisian
cafe in a spring shower..
smell of licorice
 
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,10:49 PM
holding hands (tanka)
holding hands
in the gallery
one by one
I see your face
on the walls
 
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,3:24 PM
the sun (tanka)
the sun
as far as possible
away from me...
distant thoughts
out of reach
 
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,12:04 AM
upon the fence (tanka)
upon the fence
we see a butterfly
reminding us
of the days we jumped
rather than opened gates
 
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,12:02 AM
I see my breath (haiku)
I see my breath
as the sun falls away
dreaming of spring
 
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Tuesday, December 20, 2005,12:24 AM
wisteria (haiku)
wisteria
hangs on the gate
with lullabies
 
posted by J. Andrew Lockhart
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,12:22 AM
dark bayou (tanka)
dark bayou
full of cypress
and ghosts
of snakes
and dreams
 
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,12:20 AM
covered with leaves (haiku)
covered with leaves
last gasp of grass
until spring
 
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Monday, December 19, 2005,9:17 PM
cries from the hills (haiku)
cries from the hills
bring ancient warpaint
covered with dust
 
posted by J. Andrew Lockhart
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Sunday, December 18, 2005,11:18 PM
a field (haiku)
a field
full of wild daisies
begging for footprints
 
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,11:16 PM
empty house (haiku)
empty house
covered with ivy
looking for light
 
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Saturday, December 17, 2005,10:25 PM
snowflake (haiku)
snowflake..
unique and beautiful
falls on the blind
 
posted by J. Andrew Lockhart
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Friday, December 16, 2005,10:02 PM
dried rose (tanka)
dried rose
reminds him
of her
and his laugh
echoes
 
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,9:50 PM
out the window (tanka)
tired
of himself
he looks
out the window
for new victims
 
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,6:11 PM
lighthouse (haiku)
lighthouse
above a rocky cliff
warns the moon
 
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Thursday, December 15, 2005,9:44 PM
fond memories (haiku)
fond memories
interrupt my thoughts
of tomorrow
 
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,6:33 PM
ho ho ho (haiku)
night sky view
distant sound of bells
ho ho ho
 
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Wednesday, December 14, 2005,10:47 PM
trees snicker (haiku)
trees snicker
as a man rakes leaves
at sunset
 
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Tuesday, December 13, 2005,12:16 AM
small cafe (haiku)
small cafe
with outside tables...
autumn clouds
 
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,12:14 AM
an old man (haiku)
an old man
watches children
as years fly by
 
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,12:10 AM
the bare tree (haiku)
the bare tree
jealously looks at
her brown hair
 
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Sunday, December 11, 2005,10:17 PM
sunset sky
sunset sky
glazed mountains
in the west
 
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,10:16 PM
all I see (haiku)
all I see
while looking at you
is the future
 
posted by J. Andrew Lockhart
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Saturday, December 10, 2005,10:16 PM
old ivy (haiku)
old ivy
chokes an iron gate
no trespass
 
posted by J. Andrew Lockhart
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Friday, December 09, 2005,10:07 PM
after snow (haiku)
after snow
birds hop on the ground
looking for spring
 
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Thursday, December 08, 2005,9:00 PM
half-moon (haiku)
hanging half-moon
tries to hide behind
naked oak limbs
 
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Wednesday, December 07, 2005,9:38 PM
first snow (haiku)
first snow
blankets the shovel..
I'll see her some day
 
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Tuesday, December 06, 2005,9:32 PM
loneliness (tanka)
overwhelming
loneliness stretches
my imagination
as the leaves
scratch the screen
 
posted by J. Andrew Lockhart
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,9:30 PM
mother (haiku)
tree roots drink rain
as mother tenderly
nurses her infant
 
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Sunday, December 04, 2005,10:09 PM
Chopin (haiku)
Chopin etude
accompanies the rain
and my heart
 
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,10:08 PM
Christmas lights (haiku)
Christmas lights
make the dark hide
behind trees
 
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,10:05 PM
reindeer (haiku)
metal reindeer
grotesque caricature
swallows the reason
 
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Saturday, December 03, 2005,9:19 PM
the possum (haiku)
the possum
sees me at midnight..
he nods
 
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Friday, December 02, 2005,2:31 PM
dawn frost (haiku)
dawn frost
ruthless night north front
aftermath
 
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,2:29 PM
hand print (haiku)
her hand print
captured by early frost
shivering
 
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,2:27 PM
dead leaves (haiku)
dead leaves
back yard obituary
frost
 
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