Haiku Matching Contest - Love Haiku

(select your favorite for each pair and write it in the box below or above the pairs)
(then select favorites of those pairs, etc... until one is the top pick)

Global Haiku Traditions Spring 2009

falling in love
with her voice . . .
country radio

valentine’s special
red roses
singing cards

midnight lover—
she slips the ring
from her finger

three hours
in a tattoo parlor
finally free of his ex





top quarter champion


top half champion

bottom quarter champion




on a romantic date
hands embrace

soaking wet
the couple finds
peace in the rain

freezing rain
your breath
warms my lips

all over our faces
our lips protect each other


top half champion



bottom half champion

first glance through
the frost on the coffee shop window:
heels were a bad choice

dragging through the snow
to our favorite bar . . .
will she be there?

he curses as she takes
his bishop
an uninhibited kiss

lost love
eyes still stab
beneath an old picture frame





top quarter champion


bottom half champion

bottom quarter champion




frosted passenger window
with a heart drawn
by a warm finger

young love
ice thaws…
on the windows

during class
his name
in hearts

lovesick longing
tracing her footsteps
in the snow

© 2009, Randy Brooks • Millikin University
All rights returned to authors upon publication.