Haiku Matching Contest - Kuro Favorites

Global Haiku Traditions Spring 2010

shadowed moon
covers
her dead soul

Kari Thornton

no moonlight or sun
gloom takes over
my body

Becky Smith

that familiar sparkle
in your eyes
faded

Nathan Bettenhausen

crowded basement
crouched in the corner
sick girl

Susie Wirthlin

shadowed moon
covers
her dead soul

 

 

 

 

top quarter champion

shadowed moon
covers
her dead soul

 

 

top half champion

graveyard newcomers
one hundred years
from now

bottom quarter champion

graveyard newcomers
one hundred years
from now

graveyard newcomers
one hundred years
from now

lifeless puppy
in the ground
she romped on

graveyard newcomers
one hundred years
from now

Jade Anderson

sun-baked gravestone
a drop of sake
evaporates

Aubrie Cox

lifeless puppy
in the ground
she romped on

Jade Anderson

running in the park
I see the dog
racing me

Olivia Birkey

 

 

 

top half champion

graveyard newcomers
one hundred years
from now


 

champion

tangled sheets
wakes up at noon
swollen lips

bottom half champion

tangled sheets
wakes up at noon
swollen lips

cars zoom by
as I wait
for my taxi

Olivia Birkey

Did it hurt?
The accident that
messed up your face.

Garrett Derman

un-grantable wish
blowing dandelion seeds
against the wind

Aubrie Cox

fading leaves
the ground freezes
in time

Kari Thornton

Did it hurt?
The accident that
messed up your face.

un-grantable wish
blowing dandelion seeds
against the wind

 

top quarter champion

un-grantable wish
blowing dandelion seeds
against the wind

 

 

bottom half champion

tangled sheets
wakes up at noon
swollen lips

bottom quarter champion

tangled sheets
wakes up at noon
swollen lips

her husband’s funeral
crying quietly,
alone

tangled sheets
wakes up at noon
swollen lips

rusty medal
of St. Michael
cop funeral

Aubrie Cox

her husband’s funeral
crying quietly,
alone

Tyler Lamensky

tangled sheets
wakes up at noon
swollen lips

Susie Wirthlin

arrows
pierce my heart
not Cupid’s

Nathan Bettenhausen

© 2010, Randy Brooks • Millikin University
All rights returned to authors upon publication.