Haiku Poems

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While You Decline To Cry,
by Ō no Yasumaro

While you decline to cry,
high on the mountainside
a single stalk of plumegrass wilts.
Loose translation by Michael R. Burch

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The Old Pond
by Matsuo Basho

Following are several translations
of the 'Old Pond' poem, which may be
the most famous of all haiku:

Furuike ya
kawazu tobikomu
mizu no oto

- Basho


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Bunny Frenzy
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

bunnies in the field
red and yellow butterflies
hued floral frenzy

bunnies in flowers
with a hop skip and a jump
wind's at the window

colorful bunnies
frolic golden afternoon

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Colorful Tornado
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

fiercest fall frenzy
clashing leaves, color chaos
no sound but the wind

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Whitecaps On The Bay
by Richard Wright

Whitecaps on the bay:
A broken signboard banging
In the April wind.

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Recent Haiku Poems
The Jungle
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

in a realm of sounds
purple gold orange and reds
swirl amid vast greens

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Colorful Tornado
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

fiercest fall frenzy
clashing leaves, color chaos
no sound but the wind

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Bunny Frenzy
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

bunnies in the field
red and yellow butterflies
hued floral frenzy

bunnies in flowers
with a hop skip and a jump
wind's at the window

colorful bunnies
frolic golden afternoon

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Fever
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

desert blooms at noon
days of drought in the deep south
when love first ignites

a summer heat wave
quickly melting ice cream cones
wild activity

the long torrid nights
a profuse early blooming

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Along Comes Summer
by Evelyn Judy Buehler

on paths of roses
summer is walking my way
once again plummy

in the clear blue skies
colored birds are heading back
on the gold highways

in tall green grasses
warm breezes carry wild news

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