Category Archives: Haiku

Hot Texas Summer Sun

Rocks glowing beneath fire-breathing dragon hot Texas summer sun. The temperature for this area is predicted to reach 105 degrees (Fahrenheit) today, and I can already hear the hot sun hissing on the horizon. Luckily, last winter, we had Emilio Ramirez … Continue reading

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Cherry Trees Announcing Spring

A gift from Japan— cherry trees announcing spring blooms pink in D.C.      ~ ms In 1912, the cherry trees that are now growing around the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C., were given to the United States as a … Continue reading

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Monk with Begging Bowl

Zen Buddhism Begging bowl in hand, practicing non-attachment— the humble monk stands.     ~ms

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Sitting on Cat Chairs

Sitting on cat chairs ’cause they all belong to me. You could have claimed one but it’s too late now, you see. After warming this blueness, don’t ask me to go. With my own claws and cat hair, I shaped … Continue reading

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Flowers Blooming Bright

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Natural Haiku

Water on the rocks perfect drink  for tired eyes… Lazy summer day Basket of acorns shadowed by afternoon sun… Squirrels chattering!    ~ms

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