12 – 20 – Featured Haiku Writer

20 December, 2020

shore slides beneath sea

lovers in flirtatious dance–

timeless, rhythmic waves

 

© Merril D. Smith 2020

Merril D. Smith is currently working on two reference books about rape–and a book of poetry.

Here is the fifth haiku from our Featured Haiku Writer. The first line of this haiku struck me from the first reading. I love the way Merril develops the image throughout the poem

This haiku is part of our ARTURINA theme!


12 – 16 – Featured Haiku Writer

16 December, 2020

blood orange sunset,

images skim the surface

shadowed rocks below

 

© Merril D. Smith 2020

Merril D. Smith’s published work has focused mainly on the history of women, sexuality, and culture.

Here is the third haiku from our Featured Haiku Writer. I was struck by the intense colours evoked in these lines from the first time I read this haiku. It made me think of the life in the oceans beneath the surface …

This haiku is part of our ARTURINA theme!


12 – 14 – Featured Haiku Writer

14 December, 2020

spiraled glow gyrates

worlds born and reborn again,

universal truths

 

© Merril D. Smith 2020

Merril D. Smith is a writer, editor, independent scholar–and poet.

Here is the second haiku from our Featured Haiku Writer. The images Merril’s lines conjured were vast and dynamic …

This haiku is part of our ARTURINA theme!


12 – 12 – Featured Haiku Writer

12 December, 2020

stars dance through cloud-waves

time’s chiliad rhythms beat,

past and future merge

 

© Merril D. Smith 2020

The mother of two extraordinary daughters, Merril D. Smith and her husband Doug share a house in New Jersey with their two cats.

Here is the first haiku from our Featured Haiku Writer. I loved this vast space and timescape captured in Merril’s words!

This haiku is part of our ARTURINA theme!


9 – 21 – Featured Haiku Writer

21 September, 2020

ephemeral life

reflect on the cosmic core

a transformed spirit

© Radhika Puttige 2020

While my work is imperfectly perfect, it is the result of  sincere and dedicated effort to bring out a blend of poetry and haiku which resonates with my thoughts and emotions.

This haiku is part of our theme of Dancing Goddess


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