River – September Heights – Day 14

The river flows one

direction, but rages from

time to time. Hold tight.

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Haiku Heights is hosting The September Heights, a haiku-a-day challenge with a daily word prompt to be used as a theme and/or in the haiku. Day 14′s prompt was “river.” Click through to check out more haiku or to add your own.

Holy & Superstition – September Heights – Days 12 & 13

Holy

Holy jokes, Batman!

Have you heard the one about

crime? It will kill you!

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Superstition

Ready to back out,

black cat in driveway. Cross your

fingers; knock on wood!

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Haiku Heights is hosting The September Heights, a haiku-a-day challenge with a daily word prompt to be used as a theme and/or in the haiku. Day 12′s prompt was “holy” and Day 13′s was “superstition.” (Happy Friday the 13th!!) Having trouble keeping up with posting within the allowed timeframe (busy, busy), so here are both. Click through to check out more haiku or to add your own.

Kitchen & Tradition – September Heights – Day 10 & 11

Kitchen

Family dinner:

meat, potatoes, vegetables

and reruns of M*A*S*H.

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Tradition

Christmas lutefisk—

smelly, jelly, lye-soaked cod.

Tradition? Phooey!

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Haiku Heights is hosting The September Heights, a haiku-a-day challenge with a daily word prompt to be used as a theme and/or in the haiku. Day 10′s prompt was “kitchen” and Day 11’s was “tradition.” Having trouble keeping up with posting, so here are both. Click through to check out more haiku or to add your own.

Decision – September Heights – Day 9

Late on phone? or rent?

And what about prescriptions?

Mac and cheese again…

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Haiku Heights is hosting The September Heights, a haiku-a-day challenge with a daily word prompt to be used as a theme and/or in the haiku. Day 9′s prompt was “decision.” Click through to check out more haiku or to add your own.

Garland – September Heights – Day 8

Up the stairs to bed,

evergreen on the railing.

One creature still stirs.

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Haiku Heights is hosting The September Heights, a haiku-a-day challenge with a daily word prompt to be used as a theme and/or in the haiku. Day 8′s prompt was “garland.” Click through to check out more haiku or to add your own.

Teacher & Dove – September Heights – Days 6 & 7

Teacher

In during recess

Diagramming sentences

Chalk dust on my hands

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Dove

Dove in the chimney

Scratch, flap, fail to fly straight up

No fire tonight

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Haiku Heights is hosting The September Heights, a haiku-a-day challenge with a daily word prompt to be used as a theme and/or in the haiku. Day 6’s prompt was “teacher“; Day 7’s was “dove.” Click through to check out more haiku or to add your own.

Ballet – September Heights – Day 5

soft pink feet draw lines

at the barre; mirror reflects

dreams in unison

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Haiku Heights is hosting The September Heights, a haiku-a-day challenge with a daily word prompt to be used as a theme and/or in the haiku. Today’s prompt is “ballet.” Click through to check out more haiku or to add your own.

Shepherd – September Heights – Day 4

Field trip to the farm–

What are those two sheep doing??

Mary’s littlest lambs.

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Haiku Heights is hosting The September Heights, a haiku-a-day challenge with a daily word prompt to be used as a theme and/or in the haiku. Today’s prompt is “shepherd.” Click through to check out more haiku or to add your own.

Silver – September Heights – Day 3

Silver in a pail

Where did all the minnows go?

My first fishing trip

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Haiku Heights is hosting The September Heights, a haiku-a-day challenge with a daily word prompt to be used as a theme and/or in the haiku. Today’s prompt is “silver.” Click through to check out more haiku or to add your own.

Guardian – September Heights – Day 2

Machine or being?

Both. Neither. One Forever.

All timelines converge.

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Haiku Heights is hosting The September Heights, a haiku-a-day challenge with a daily word prompt to be used as a theme and/or in the haiku. Today’s prompt is “guardian” (which of course triggered my Trekkie geekness). Click through to check out more haiku or to add your own.