startling banals

12 January 2007

More winners from poetry.com

On the waters edge
Earth escapes up to the sky
Gasping for its life
-Neal Huffman

Outlines of islands
Merge with the cloud covered sea
Figments of the mind
-Nan Elderton

Squirrel climbs a tree.
Playful, he peeks smug at thee.
-Maria Theocleous-Woo-Sam

The breeze plays temptress
in a deep cavern of stone
breathing warm music
-MARCIA SCHECHINGER

playful little fawn
engaging, inquizative
as the day is long
-Lisa Gaye Suleski

rippling waters mark
the paddling webbed feet of ducks
silently they go
-Marcia Hunt

Unlike rocky road
the stream meanders smoothly
giving joy to all
-Mary Prince

Starbursts of sunlight
penetrate the atmosphere
bringing warmth and peace
-Deb Dietz

Sleek and silent cats
Watchful and alert they are
Patient and aware
-Betty Schwartz

waves come in to shore
on gentle breasts of gaia
sacred sun setting
-joyce watkins

She pushed her hand through
threads of dew-lit cobwebs that
glittered like starlight.
-Courtney McDermott

This is a silence place, a place of
dreams.You look up in the sky and
see what i mean.
-Kelvin Thomas

Cows walk single file
across a snow field hoping
for greener pastures
-Dorene Moon

peaceful and silent
all in the world is like one
untouched forever
-Rebecca Lahr

Whispering winds sigh
with the heat of summer days
barely moving clouds
-MARCIA SCHECHINGER

3 Comments:

I have a picture in my head of freezing cows :)
and yes.. it is hiranandani.
Blogger surgeon, at 15.1.07  
:)) yes freezing cows. these haiku are so visual. you can check for new winner's from the poetry.com website - go to "daily haiku contest".
Blogger anish, at 17.1.07  
visualizing a picture, a place without being there - wonderful - the reading of an Haiku.
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