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.


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.


12 – 7 – Featured Haiku Writer

7 December, 2018

into the future –

a desert of broken jade

where our palace stood

 

© Isabel Caves 2018

 

Here is the fifth haiku from our Featured Haiku Writer – Isabel Caves. There is so much magic in the world around us. Isabel loves sharing this magic through her nature and wildlife photography. Discover more at Isabel Caves.

We started the week with a memory and end it with a glimpse of the future …

This haiku is part of our PORTAL theme!


12 – 6 – Featured Haiku Writer

6 December, 2018

the wormhole closes …

now an ochre city of

opal-studded sand

 

© Isabel Caves 2018

 

Here is the fourth haiku from our Featured Haiku Writer – Isabel Caves. Isabel loves writing haiku, lots of haiku! She likes to play around with different styles of short poetry. Sometimes a little magic creeps in too … Discover more at Isabel Caves.

I liked the action of the portal closing and revealing the writer’s new destination.

This haiku is part of our PORTAL theme!


12 – 4 – Featured Haiku Writer

4 December, 2018

on the other side –

sparks of cerulean blue

crackle in the breeze

 

© Isabel Caves 2018

 

Here is the second haiku from our Featured Haiku Writer – Isabel Caves. Isabel is the author of Strange Beings and uses her blog at Isabel Caves as an outlet for her creativity which expresses itself in photographs, stories and poetry.

This haiku stood out because it tells of what is on the other side of the portal, I imagined the portal to be at the writer’s back.

This haiku is part of our PORTAL theme!


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