Haiku Matching Contest - Mido Favorites

Global Haiku Traditions Spring 2010

i walk in the door…
babysitter asleep
purple marker…everywhere…

Becky Smith

sandlewood bookmark
she inhales and smells
India

Susie Wirthlin

a shortcut
through the park
five hours later

Aubrie Cox

under the fallen stars
catches my breath
kiss

Kari Thornton

sandlewood bookmark
she inhales and smells
India

under the fallen stars
catches my breath
kiss

 

top quarter champion

sandlewood bookmark
she inhales and smells
India

 

top half champion

spontaneous rain
slowly racing
to shelter

bottom quarter champion

spontaneous rain
slowly racing
to shelter

spontaneous rain
slowly racing
to shelter

O u t O
         f
x       T
o B e h

spring rain
tears
washed away

Nathan Bettenhausen

spontaneous rain
slowly racing
to shelter

Kari Thornton

O u t O
         f
x       T
o B e h

Garrett Derman

subway rush
stepping out from the tunnel
ground zero

Susie Wirthlin

 

top half champion

spontaneous rain
slowly racing
to shelter

 

 

champion

spontaneous rain
slowly racing
to shelter

bottom half champion

a carp
into the boat
man overboard!


falling over
he drops his drink,
still laughing

Tyler Lamensky

as he drinks
another glass of beer
I lay waiting

Becky Smith

as I look in the room
I see her heart
beat rapidly

Olivia Birkey

falling over
he drops his drink,
still laughing

as he drinks
another glass of beer
I lay waiting


 

top quarter champion

as he drinks
another glass of beer
I lay waiting

 

 

bottom half champion

a carp
into the boat
man overboard!

bottom quarter champion

a carp
into the boat
man overboard!

a carp
into the boat
man overboard!

playground
running for the swings
cornsilk

a carp
into the boat
man overboard!

Aubrie Cox

end of the year
let the celebration
begin

Jade Anderson

playground
running for the swings
cornsilk

Susie Wirthlin

through the room
the cat
leaps after the laser

Olivia Birkey

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