12 – 18 – Featured Haiku Writer

18 December, 2020

moon hums to oak tree

ancient song, a lullaby–

love grows from your roots


© Merril D. Smith 2020

Merril D. Smith listens to the moon hum and the stars sing, and sometimes she writes about it.

Here is the fourth haiku from our Featured Haiku Writer. This haiku made me think of the Chorus Trees that sing in harmony on Arturina. They are also a safe haven for the small animals that are hunted by the predators …

This haiku is part of our ARTURINA theme!

11 – 16

16 November, 2020

The sea’s secret song

played as if a symphony

by all splendid beasts.


© Linda Imbler 2020

I am a Kansas-based poet and short story writer who also helps
my husband build classical guitars.

This haiku is part of our ARTURINA theme!


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.

11 – 21

21 November, 2018

forever barred shut

wellspring of creation’s song

now beyond our reach


© Freya Pickard 2018


This haiku is part of our PORTAL theme!

3 – 14

14 March, 2018
a whale’s mournful song haunting
all the dark spaces
©  Isabel Caves 2018

Isabel Caves is a poet and fiction writer who loves to share all the weird and wonderful things that tumble from her mind. This is her first appearance at Pure Haiku.

This haunting haiku kept coming to mind while I was going through the submissions. I like the “dark spaces” …
This haiku is part of my OCEAN series.

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