4 – 25 – featured haiku writer

25 April, 2019

a difficult birth

fifty years of contractions

here I am at last

 

© D. Avery 2019

 

People sometimes read what I write. ShiftnShake is a place for you to read some of my writing.

Here is the final haiku from our featured haiku writer for the theme of Emergence.

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4 – 24 – featured haiku writer

24 April, 2019

uncertain passage

sounding the depths of silence

surfacing at last

 

© D. Avery 2019

 

I am a teacher of middle school mathematics. I enjoy kayaking, yard-saling and reading. Discover more at Shift N Shake

Here is the third haiku from our featured haiku writer for the theme of Emergence.


4 – 23 – featured haiku writer

23 April, 2019

only my leavings

moulted feathers, cast off skins

litter my life’s rooms

 

© D. Avery 2019

 

I live on an island off the coast of Massachusetts with a husband and a cat. Discover more at Shift N Shake

Here is the second haiku from our featured haiku writer for the theme of Emergence.


4 – 22 – featured haiku writer

22 April, 2019

becoming themselves

polliwogs don’t miss their tails

leaping into life

 

© D. Avery 2019

 

I think, I speak; I read, I write; I drink, I pee; those are the ins and outs of me; I play with words, sometimes forgetting propriety. Discover more at Shift N Shake

Here is the first haiku from our featured haiku writer for the theme of Emergence.


5 – 17

17 May, 2018

joyful notes composed

murmuration melody

sung in starlinged sky

 

© D. Avery 2018

 

D. Avery is learning to tap the internet and invites you to her blog, Shiftnshake, a place where she pours flash fiction and shots of poetry for online sampling.

 

I really liked the use of the word “starlinged” with its double connotations of the murmuration and the invisible stars in the sky during daylight hours …

 

This haiku is part of our Celestial Bodies theme!


3 – 1

1 March, 2018
tides keeping moon time
unmoored dreams floating freely
magic cast on waves
©  D Avery 2018

D Avery is learning to tap the internet and invites you to her blog, Shiftnshake, a place where she pours flash fiction and shots of poetry for online sampling. This is her first appearance at Pure Haiku.

I liked the connection to the moon in this haiku, and the magical atmosphere the writer’s words produced.
This haiku is part of my OCEAN series.

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