9 December, 2019

trinkets for mermaids

seashells gathered by children

so will my bones be

© Bruce C. Jewett 2019


“Sitting in the catbird seat reading Issa.”

This haiku is part of our theme of Disintegrate.

11 – 6

6 November, 2018

A sudden parting,

unforeseen but not hidden —

the silence of bones


© Kerfe Roig 2018


Kerfe Roig enjoys transforming words and images into something new. You can follow her explorations on the blog she does with her friend Nina at Method Two Madness and see more of her work on her website at Kerfe Roig.

This haiku struck a chord from the first reading – I love the mystery, the silence, the starkness of the words that imply, rather than tell.

This haiku is part of our PORTAL theme!

11 – 2

2 November, 2018

infinity bare

exposing sinewy bones

change unrelenting


© Tina Stewart Brakebill 2018


Tina is addicted to haiku, sometimes at the expense of her other writing, so quit asking her when she’ll be done with her novel. To find out more, follow her at Tina Stewart Brakebill.

Another intriguing haiku exploring our portal theme – I read it as a gateway to death. What do you think it is about?

This haiku is part of our PORTAL theme!

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