11-7

7 November, 2019

compassion absent

during both good times and bad

friendship collapses

© Ken Gierke 2019

 

With haiku and tanka offering an opportunity for subtlety in such few words, I find myself focusing more on Japanese poetry, lately.

This haiku is part of our theme of Disintegrate.


4 – 16

16 April, 2019

consideration

neutrons fire, thoughts coalesce

realization

 

© Ken Gierke 2019

 

Ken tells me that his experience in this community can be be summed up in verse: poet on journey / embraced by fellow poets / WordPress acceptance. Find him at rivrvlogr.wordpress.com

This haiku is part of our Emergence theme.


3 – 7

7 March, 2019

after long nights’ sleep

bear wakes in darkness of den

hungry for daylight

 

© Ken Gierke 2019

 

Ken tells me that his experience in this community can be be summed up in verse: poet on journey / embraced by fellow poets / WordPress acceptance. Find him at rivrvlogr.wordpress.com

This haiku is part of our Emergence theme.


11 – 20

20 November, 2018

light shifting to red

on pathway to the unknown

event horizon

 

© Ken Gierke 2018

 

Lately, Ken finds himself focusing on Japanese poetry. He likes the way haiku and tanka offer an opportunity for subtlety in such few words. You can read more of his work at Rivvlogr.

This haiku made me think of red shift and space and time paradoxes – the words speak for themselves.

This haiku is part of our PORTAL theme!


10 – 15

15 October, 2018

aged oak timber

tales told in each line of grain

imposing entrance

 

© Ken Gierke 2018

 

Note: aged should be pronounced age-ed

Lately, Ken finds himself focusing on Japanese poetry. He likes the way haiku and tanka offer an opportunity for subtlety in such few words. You can read more of his work at Rivvlogr.

I chose this one to open the way to other haiku for our theme of Portal. I liked the visual image.

This haiku is part of our PORTAL theme!


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