15 December, 2019

divisive chords struck

fragmented song echoes once

notes descend – silence


© Freya Pickard 2019


This haiku is part of our theme of Disintegrate.


25 October, 2019

words abandon me

expressive thought fails me

sterile silence rules


© Freya Pickard 2019


This haiku is part of our theme of Disintegrate.

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.

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!

3 – 2

2 March, 2018
tide breaks deep silence
fading footsteps in the sand
empty horizon
©  Peter Bouchier 2018

Peter Bouchier says that “Wherever I lay my pen, that’s my home.” This is his first appearance at Pure Haiku.

I like the way the poet uses these words to create such a wide, open landscape for the reader.
This haiku is part of my OCEAN series.

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