Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Haiku--By Kelley White--United States

crickets
wind in a dozen kind of trees
the meeting house bell
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fragrance of pine cones
spilled beneath the waterfall
darkening stones
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grasshoppers buzzing
deep in the hay
song of a bird I do not know
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leash tugging
as I stop to scrawl a poem
my little dog
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leaves falling:
maple, birch, oak
the pine boughs rattling
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Pediatrician Kelley White worked in inner city Philadelphia and now works in rural New Hampshire. Her poems have appeared in journals including Exquisite Corpse, Rattle and JAMA. Her most recent books are Toxic Environment (Boston Poet Press) and Two Birds in Flame (Beech River Books.) She received a 2008 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts grant.

7 comments:

  1. Love the descriptiveness of your haiku
    Maureen

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  2. I really enjoyed these Kelley, thanks for sharing!

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  3. Interesting Haiku, Kelly........ of course, I have my favorites of the 5, but I like them all. Thanks for sharing! Sheri

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  4. so very, very good, thanks for these

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  5. Kelley, I enjoy your descriptive Haiku. Loved the pictures you painted with words.
    Thank you for sharing your talent.
    Charlene

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  6. Hi Kelley. Thank you for sharing your haiku. I enjoyed it, especially the second and third one. Continued blessings!

    -MJ (www.tgbtgpublictions.com)

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