Saturday, September 26, 2009



@Yojinbo: As my mind races / I grab on to a loose thought / And hang on for life. #haiku #fry-ku

@wqueens7: - Manhattan ER/ Seats but eight (with toys for twelve)/ Stark contrast with Queens/ #haiku

@Jemfyr: Autumn autopsy / barren soul, fruitless harvest / mortification /// #haiku

@Bill312: Scots on parade -- / keening slow-march / cuts the autumn air | #haiku #senryu

@haikunut: Butterflies and sharks, / Rachmaninoff and Pink Floyd. / It's a strange old world. #senryu

@FelineFunnyFarm: / "Look but do not touch," / Patch the Pirate seems to say. / Scaredy cat wants love. #haiku #cat

@Jemfyr: I spy katydids / hidden, dream in fallen leaves / where you will find me /// #haiku #haikutherapy

@haikunut: six silhouettes, ducks / slice gray surface silently. / late summer twilight. #haiku

@haikunut: September graces ~ little boy meets lady bug ~ wings open, eyes wide. #haiku

@urbancrafter: laundry half hung up; :: winds blow, trees applaud, and the :: lovers close the door. #haiku #love

@0355user: California, huh / Says, go to the store for water / Wait, which kind you want. #haiku #Arnold Schwarzenegger

@Tetsubishi: Above the rain / steel tubes laden with souls / hurtle past, roaring / from partings to reunions - / each unique, all the same #tanka

@Lawrencejiko: Net sinking into night / sonar technology seas / — fisherman's dream - Ping ! // #haikuchallenge #haiku

@Jemfyr: Riverbank willow / peach blossom, her babbling cry / petals stream in tears /// #haiku

@Jemfyr: Sip warming sweetness / sugar currant of cassis / agave nectar /// #haiku

@IvyR: failure to back up / is a prayer that says, "dear lord / please trash my hard drive" #haiku

@Tobuno: I dived to your depth/ and realized how shallow/ being me, feels! #haiku #poetry

@gavindecuir: Fingertips still cold / with the window unit off— / autumn brings quiet. #haiku

@Grenhilda: We are worshipping / at the void of nothingness / banal media #haiku

@michelleshy: Mixed marriage // Silicon boobs // Missing front teeth // #micropoetry

@michelleshy: Mixed marriages // Reality TV show-runner // Solo performance artist // #micropoetry

@michelleshy: Mixed marriages // Sunday NFL // Philharmonic season tickets // #micropoetry

@Grenhilda: Stirring and breathing / vie with the ringing silence / in nightly dead hours _ #haiku

@Lawrencejiko: A Slash / — of Scarlet / . . . on Bear // #haiku

@justkel: winds swift and flurried ~ carries a blow flower off ~ to skies of no land #Haiku

@rodshields: Eye to eye contact/ Green light means go at the light/ Clutch Gas Shift/ #haiku

@carltonhalpert: The last sound he heard // echoed in his skull and was // the last sound he heard. #haiku #echo

@lifeinoleg: Two palm trees / side by side -- / skinny legs. #poetry #poem #haiku

@carltonhalpert: Technology means // (thanks to loyal army of clones) // I won't be lonely. #haiku #haikuchallenge #clones

@urbancrafter: Chromatic sunset, :: tickling the world with its :: bright crimson feathers.#haiku @tomyhowe

@wqueens7: Sherman Helmsley in/ "Driving Miss Daisy" suggests/ Not "moving on up"/ #haiku

@wqueens7: Climbing queensboro/ Bridge with extra splendid views/ Cantilevered Queens/ #haiku

@mamasanta lovers / catching snowflakes / on their tongues #haiku

@mamasanta veteran's day /tombstones / at attention #haiku #senryu

@SaadiaOnline: : I have lost myself / between entertaining my / children and husband #senyru #haiku #micropoetry

@alotus_poetry: late September-- / the sea waves pulling my dog / towards the sunset #haiku

@alotus_poetry: Halloween aftermath-- / the smell of rotten eggs, / houses dressed in white #senryu

@alotus_poetry: trick-or-treating / a ghost booing / another ghost #senryu

@alotus_poetry: first day of autumn-- / firefly love signals caught / in a mason jar #haiku

@HappiForever: Old and thirsty ghosts, / drink freely then be banished./ I am not the same. #haiku

@wqueens7: The hospital staff/ Compensates for flashes of/ Speed in the ER/ #haiku

@twitwrit: spot an empty space / wiggle my Porsche in / James Bond parking skill #haiku #haikuwordgame 1. space 2. wiggle 3. spot 4. bond

@FelineFunnyFarm: / Cassie's face upturned / "Can you feed me once again?" / Old cat always hopes. #haiku #cat

@FelineFunnyFarm: / Hunky Possum begs / outstretched arms and gaze intent / "Please, Mom, pick me up." #haiku #cat

@jimpenny: Home, McGee's Crossroads, / where I used to pretend that / life was possible. #haiku

@Tiny_Fiction: Mime technology / cheap in price but takes practice / to pretend to use #haiku #haikuchallenge (technology) #mimes

@mamasanta: pushing through fog the voices of geese #haiku

@mamasanta not a ginkgo on the block / yet this leaf / on my front steps #haiku

@haiku_andy: Daily haiku - \\ high up, a branch moves. \ dry leaves clatter down onto \ just swept patio. \\ #haiku

@forgottenworks: night fall / watching the moon / become itself #haiku

@Yojinbo: When we get our wish / We also destroy our dream: / Existential angst. #haiku

@labisiffre: She bares her thighs / In search of disappointment / And it comes | #poems #poetry #micropoetry

@CharlieClose: almost spring / nosepprints / on every window #haiku #vss

@forgottenworks: distant sky - / on a sea of tranquility / the half moon adrift #haiku #micropoetry

@mamasanta: in the marsh / a heron alights / on an old sofa #haiku

@mamasanta: rain / in the voice / of the mourning dove #haiku

@gennepher: Good night. Sun has set / Moths flitting across window / Night sky dramatic. #haiku

@HappiForever: From last weekend, still resonates: After the last rain / Only the maple is left / Uncovered with leaves #haiku

@HappiForever: Ritual garments -- / The color of dead leaves, yet / Living inside me. #haiku

@HappiForever: Waking before dawn / And the first bird-- just crickets / Accompany me. #haiku

@dragonheartsong: Past the horizon // In the moments of darkness // Infinite light shines... Namasté _/|\_ #haiku

@apemanb: whats so unpleasant about being drunk/ ask a glass of water #haiku

@Tetsubishi: poems everywhere / ever since I ceased caring / what anyone thinks #senryu

@Tiny_Fiction: Use Twitter every day / listen in on the world's thoughts / that's technology! #senryu #haikuchallenge (technology)

@RedRootRaccoon: One leaf drops/ mist rises off the damp wool of sheep/ no breeze today. #haiku

@mindymayhem: Listening to rain | In my mind I'm in your arms | F*ck these metaphors #haiku

@forgottenworks: indian summer / the quiet bonfire / suddenly crackles #haiku

@labisiffre: The world moves @the speed of the slowest The slowest R the richest The richest require least change #politics #culture #poetry #micropoetry

@saclib_Franklin: You take the top hat / I will be the little dog / (She can be the shoe.) #haiku #free #library #TODAY

@mplardie: Mixed up Goodyear and / Goodwill. Donated My Tires / to Charity. Shoot. #haiku

@JDProuty: My dog is missing! ~ Searching everywhere. Wake up. ~ She's been dead for months. #haiku #haikutherapy #senryu

@mamasanta: in my suitcase / the smell / of santa fe #haiku

@gennepher: Magpie in the road / Speeding car swerves to avoid / Magpie eats breakfast. #haiku

@ldwilkinson: Now departing / from platform 4, / the wrong train and I. #micropoetry #senryu

@ldwilkinson: Heading to work, / I avoid cycle paths / to avoid psychopaths. #micropoetry #senryu

@Rehfan: Convenience masks our // inability to cope // sans technology. #haikuchallenge #haiku

@thalgyur: old frog with googles / new technology / for an ancient pond #senryu #haikuchallenge #technology

@gustoblusto: My first school // is now // a vacant lot #haiku

@morganabag: no night / no moon no mind / just dripping haiku #haiku #senryuSaturday thanks to @tinydoctor

@morganabag: as I / unleash the dog / my spirit flies free #haiku #senryuSaturday

@morganabag: streets / silvered / with rain #haiku

@windycityvegan: Hot apple cider / and a sticky pecan roll / Autumn for breakfast. #experimonth #haiku

@Christwitery: Bitter wind howls through / the cracks in my shattered heart / in faded colors /// #haiku

@gustoblusto: Tweets in a bottle // in the cyber sea // where will they end up? #haiku

urbancrafter: My heart is a harp; :: exquisitely played by he :: with a gentle touch. #haiku #love

@Alismcg: #haiku laundrys cycles wink / (un) dressing intimacy / pull close push away #haikutherapy @Dr_Wes

@Tobuno: We act as strangers/ we hold back, tease and flirt, as/ love withers waiting. #haiku

@coachcreative: Young Autumn unfurls / honey yellow morning light / as soft slow kisses... #haiku

@AshiAkira: Two-foot kids running/ like battery-powered dolls/ on the sunny lawn #snryu #haiku

@wqueens7: - Reflected building/ Reflected by auto-glass/ Makes of home a ghost/ #haiku

@twitwrit: first draft of haiku / ideas tortured by words / poet wringing hands #haiku

@exmosis: Watching the Sun rise. An ocean of our flavour, coffee grinds sinking. #haiku

@TaoWizard: Closer to the core, Could I have been here before? Self unites with self. #haiku

@letsgethaiku: Whatever happened~ To rap songs about living~ Not about having? #haiku

@Yojinbo: Existential math / Has only a single rule: / Death cancels out life. #haiku #fry-ku #philosophy

@Adamfyre: Iridescent life ~ Butterfly fluttering by ~ Ethereal kiss.. #haiku #senryu

@gennepher: Up before the lark / In fact I think I've got up / Before me today. #haiku

@thaleia: When you voice the words / my heart aches and longs to be / with you forever #haiku

@blaynev: The koi swims in peace / Wondering why we mention / His old peaceful life #Haiku

@carol_red: an ancient path / in a sky without time / departing geese #haiku

@Yojinbo: Nothing offends prudes / More than sensuality / Wrapped around a brain. #haiku #sexuality

@Yojinbo: When nothing changes / Everything stays just the same / When nothing changes. #haiku #fry-ku

@Pookandgrace: Expertly trained site / critter didn't have a prayer / captured by camera. #haiku. #haibrowku

@alotus_poetry: skeleton homes / where before there was / a marshland #haiku #senryu

@morganabag: no moon / no night / just constant dripping #haiku

@alotus_poetry: finally home / I let syllables and rhythms / of poetry / dissolve / my to-do lists from work #tanka

@alotus_poetry: stacking up / like phalanges / bamboo / pointing / towards the sky #tanka

@Pookandgrace: The words escape me/ until captured my life remains/ poems unwritten #haiku #haikutherapy

@DigitalSalon: scent of cool night air / brown leaves rustle in the wind / sipping a warm tea #haiku

@DigitalSalon: outside a dog howls / white noise defeats city nights / but the dog still howls #twaiku #haiku

@Christwitery: All of those moments / will be lost, in time, to die / like tears in the rain /// #haiku #BladeRunnerku

@urbancrafter: Lonesome half moon sits :: Reminiscent of brighter :: nights, when she shared love. #haiku

@KrisLindbeck: One street light lit / this bright afternoon / crow sitting on top | #haiku

@MillaFury: Sitting side by side / Their groins warmed by their laptops / Friday night nerd love --- #haiku

@Christwitery: Mosquito buzzes high / glides upon a silent wind / plunges into prey /// #haiku

@MillaFury: Oh, I'm so not posh / I can't afford to be posh / So just call me po --- #haiku

@RavNLynx: catch me in your draft/ I'll follow where 'ere you go/ held with sunlit wings #haiku

@ruinedXfinery: Mathilde-grand duchess/ with as much grace as possible/ allows me to carry her about #haiku NOT

@TrinidadSlim: Arrogant #Haiku : Drink as much as you/ want. Red Bull wings wont make you/ as fly as I am.

@cre8tivkj: Each word is pulled out / painfully with a pliers / and no novacaine #Senryu #Poetry #writersblock

@CS_Sherin: the leaves fall-like candy birds-twirling dance #Haiku

@Bill312: bird chatter -- / the phone line / sagging with starlings | #haiku

@DigitalSalon: warm breeze chased away / whilst the fall sun is setting / a frigid wind blows #twaiku #haiku

@mamasanta: into sweater sleeves / I crochet / September's clouds #haiku

@DigitalSalon: pulling up my socks / putting my nose to the grindstone / burning the midnight oil / gotta keep that hamster wheel turning #micropoetry

@pita4l: blending your colors. pouring my paint on your canvas. brushing me with your heaven... #poetry or #haiku for tomorrow...

@MeeAugraphie: Joy expands at noon / when doomed night and dawn gave way / love via email #senryu #love #apologies

@NatureSpirits: #haiku Two chipmunks spiral / up and down the ancient fir—watching, I’m dizzy. #nature

@poeticmindset: Her eyes are like coal / as her thoughts drift in distance / slight head tilt, eyes close #poetry #senryu

@poeticmindset: Happiness flutters / like butterflies in the wind / in cement forest #haiku #senryu #poetry

@gustoblusto: Connecting to God // message says // no dial tone #haiku

@gustoblusto: Dawn comes // loud hen cackles // another egg laid; Dawn // hen cackles // another egg; Dawn // cackles // egg #haiku

@gustoblusto: Poetryninja // my chaos brain // relents #haiku

@Eternal_Spring: While we sit watching / TV, a spider weaves a web / worthy of rainbows #Haiku #Micropoetry

@Naumadd: Naumaddku: "Tin gutters - aren't for beating ... Steller's Jay!" - #haiku #poetry

@Adamfyre: I am not this dust ~ neither am I this body ~ Life breathes through us all.. #haiku #senryu

@Adamfyre: I am not the wax ~ neither the candle nor wick.. ~ In me dwells the flame.. #haiku #senryu

@Naumadd: Naumaddku: "Suffer shadows you must - but you'll never gray ... Steller's Jay." - #haiku #poetry

@Etsujin_Haiku: The day is ending / the morning glories have closed / and the wind has calmed #haiku

@Naumadd: Naumaddku: "The chickadee - from her shadow ... POP!" - #haiku #poetry

@Naumadd: Naumaddku: "Steller's Jay - dodging, chasing ... the shadows of his head." - #haiku #poetry

@dengary: Blessed be those who are compelled to sky write poems in the guileless blue above puritan villages & cities that work. #micropoetry

@dengary: Blessed be those who expose secrets of the flickering synapses of their souls. #micropoetry

@dengary: Blessed be those who wake up sweating in the January night & scribble with erasable bics on the cracking window shades. #micropoetry

@dengary: Blessed be those who know that if screen doors were not so named something else would have to be. #micropoetry

@dengary: Blessed be those who write with pencil stubs on used pizza boxes lines that burn. #micropoetry

@dengary: Blessed be those who, among the debris of twinkies and quarts of beer, have their hearts broken by imagining with a purpose. #micropoetry

@dengary: Blessed be those who strip off their scalps & skulls & pants & stand bare-assed & bare-brained on the steps of City Hall. #micropoetry

@Naumadd: Naumaddku: "Spider's reveries - and silks to sail ... the summer sun." - #haiku #poetry

@gennepher: Dyed some jeans today / Forgot banknotes in pocket / They've dyed jet black too. #haiku #haikustupidity (if there is a category for this)

@gennepher: Huge yellow half moon / Hanging very low in sky / Like a piece of cheese. #haiku

@ChainOfWords: Pretty butterflies/ become a murder of crows/ thirty years later #haiku

@ChainOfWords: Slanted sun bouncing/ off a matrix of plastic/ airport decor crimes #haiku

@ChainOfWords: Washed up rock-band/ in stare down with TSA/ I love airport lounges #haiku

@hermonhermit: helping her son / jump from the high wall / the teenage mother #haiku #senryu

@urbancrafter: the playful sun paints :: her brown hair canvas with glimmers :: of golden light. #haiku

@urbancrafter: the dead of winter :: awakens hibernating :: blossoms of the heart. #haiku

@Adamfyre: Please don't be alarmed ~ That light you see within me ~ is my Heart aflame.. #haiku #senryu

@Adamfyre: All water flows to ~ the sea. My tears are only ~ the Ocean in me.. #nothaiku #senryu

@Adamfyre: As I walked through fire ~ and I burned, I realised ~ I am fire, not ash.. #haiku #senryu

@labisiffre: His writing room the size of a planet / Meteors, the words / He tries to catch with his butterfly net | #poets #poetry #poems #micropoetry

@dengary: forty years / are not time enough / to forget / the shouts of "incoming"— / waking to my own raw voice | #tanka #micropoetry #poetry

@dengary: ache, / o, heart of mine— / I am no stone / hearts have room for joy / but sorrow's in the blood | #tanka #micropoetry #poetry

@dengary: A fireman's helmet in a house in Queens/ placed carefully on the mantel/ ringed by photos./ But in the driveway there's just one car. | #tanka

@dengary: mountain town in flood— / from every window / a waterfall | #haiku #micropoetry #poetry

@dengary: startled doves / filling the air above his grave / 21 gun salute | #haiku #micropoetry #poetry

@urbancrafter: a lovely flower :: left its scent upon my hand :: and now its bloom is shed. #haiku #lostlove