Creatrix 34 Haiku

 

September 2016

Selectors:  Coral Carter, Amanda Joy, Rose van Son, Matt Hetherington & Gary De Piazzi

Contributors:

Richard Stevenson

Goran Gatalica

Kumarendra Mallick

David J. Kelly

Pat Geyer

Barry Sanbrook

Nicola Scholes

Martha Magenta

Gary Colombo De Piazzi

Jan Napier

Alanna C. Burke

Anthony Q. Rabang

Jan Dobb

Matt Hetherington

Gavin Austin

Adjei Agyei-Baah

Margaret Ferrell

Julian O’Dea

Debbie Strange

Nika

Theresa A. Cancro

Cynthia Rowe

Aparna Pathak

Debbi Antebi

Gabriele Cavallo

Julie Watts

Duncan Richardson

Sanna Peden

Scott-Patrick Mitchell

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memorial benches –

I choose one with no names

to watch the river

retired

the ferry barely leaves

a wake

Richard Stevenson, Canada

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spring solstice –

heavy clouds marking

unripe peaches

Goran Gatalica, Croatia

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cherry picking –

shades of love

in her blush

Kumarendra Mallick, Hyderabad. India

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pissing in the wind

our tomcat sprays

the roses

David J. Kelly, Dublin, Ireland

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moon penny –

in the shadows

glowing white

indian summer –

still in the fields she wrings out

her red bandana

Pat Geyer

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grove of olives

stirred by the wind

a Martini waits

Barry Sanbrook

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party unicorn

my dad at the barbecue

his hat on the skew

Nicola Scholes

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drifting mist

a swan swims

from cloud to cloud

ploughed fields –

the lines in his face

etch deeper

Martha Magenta. England, UK

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five hour road trip

no closer

to her

octopus

along the fishing line

one sucker then another

Gary Colombo De Piazzi

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dirty words

in the kitchen

mother stirring

Jan Napier

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cold snap

winter poetry

feeds the fire

open windows

sweep the house

first spring day

Alanna C. Burke, Santa Fe, NM. USA

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pine forest

a beam of flashlight

leads us out

night market

all eyes on

the furry coat

Anthony Q. Rabang. Vigan City, Philippies

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noon

a swan on one leg

half asleep

Jan Dobb. Canberra, Australia

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desert gingko

the pen won’t work

summer afternoon –

a broom leans against a tree

Matt Hetherington

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family picnic

the river parting

around sunlit rocks

visiting rights

the sky between two

branches

Gavin Austin. Sydney. Australia

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gingko walk –

the cold greeting

of a bird shit

Adjei Agyei-Baah

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setting sun

trees by the lake

on the lake

Margaret Ferrell

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letting

the lipstick tube

roll under the bed

Julian O’Dea. Canberra

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shelf clouds

a scare crow leans

against wind

Debbie Strange. Winnipeg, Canada

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harvest moon

the kitchen fills

with fruit flies

Nika. Victoria, BC, Canada

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scent of rain –

sunlight sparkles off

a lightning rod

winter sunset

at the bottom of the box

bits of crayon

Theresa A. Cancro. USA

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frost on the grass

the night’s chill holds

its sheen

Cynthia Rowe

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homebound –

frog jumps back

into the well

Aparna Pathak, (India)

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birthday candles

I blow out

my regrets

Debbi Antebi

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roof holes

letting

the morning in

Gabriele Cavallo

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grass bends – tips in sun

falling      bark

insect      rising

wailing child –

only a bird turns

Julie Watts

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among my things

carefully wrapped

mouse shit

Duncan Richardson

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a tiki bar

bans facial tattoos

Sanna Peden

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skateboard

everyone looks up

Scott-Patrick Mitchell

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