Haiku/Someone Waits/Running

Slow three miles complete
Tennessee humidity
Someone waits for me

Maze/1 Haiku

Morning glory pot
Maze of skinny green tendrils
Growing summer blooms

 
Maze

Haiku/1/Spring

Spring rain at midnight
Dog snoring in syllables
Comforting duet

Pink Poems/3 Forms

Pink feathered flamingos
Flamboyant flocks of
Freakishly flexible figures
Furnishing fortunes of the fringe

Buoyant, drifting gem
Slipping, rising from the mud
Pink lotus flower

Barbies dressed in pink
Strawberry shortcake with cream
Dreams of little girls
Discovering their freedom
Uniform red, white and blue

 

Pink

The Sky is Fading

Is it me or
are the stars getting harder to see?

Is Orion retiring?
Ready for social security and a pension.
From who?
NASA?  God?

What of Cassiopeia, already upside down?
Has the vain queen tired of watching a
narcissist turn the world
awry?

Where is Ursa Major?
Hibernating?  Angry from
prowling the heavens, looking at us
fertilize, pesticize, plasticize.

When will Cygnus return?
Giving up immortality
who, now, would pursue
unselfishness, loyalty, generosity?

Why is Columba not with the Argonauts?
Looking for peace?  Sent to find a
land of harmony and tolerance?
Where?

If our sky is fading,
what of us?

 

 

Pursue

Temporary Acrobat

Little moth at the streetlight
Pretending to be giant
Throwing shade on a spring night
Temporary Mothra
Flitting and flapping
A nocturnal acrobat

 

Temporary

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Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge #148

Clouds and stars racing
West to east over the plain
Moonlight flickers fast

Plain feathered swimmers
Summer rain brings mockingbirds
Puddles dry up fast

Winter on the plain
Frozen horizon endures
Months long fast from warmth

Words You Left Me

I have written
the words
that you left me.

Maybe you
were saving them
to grow more.

How does that
work,
planting words?

A packet of
word seeds
and sun.

I have written
the words
that you left me.

Exposed/1 Haiku

Hope hangs in the sky
Tiny elegant whispers
Exposed and countless

Exposed