Category Archives: Haiku Bones

Haiku Bones: Radiant


 

Although I’ve been on the alert for found poems for several years, I am indebted to The Odd Inkwell for the idea of actually slicing and dicing text, then arranging it into poetic form. Because I prefer not to cut up books, I use whatever sources are available. These words came from an old issue of National Geographic.
 
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Haiku Bones: Quietly


 

Lines found in National Geographic, January 1997
 
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Haiku Bones: Miracle


 

miracle rising
from dusty desert rubble—
one golden blossom

 
© 2010 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Poetry Train & Haiku Bones: Gasping


 

grass gasping in wash
waiting for blessing of dew—
this evening, perhaps…

 
© 2010 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Haiku Bones: Nuzzling


 

withered and weary
nuzzling at morning’s dry breast
grass mewling for dew

 
© 2010 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Haiku Bones: Birdhouse


 

Amid crumbling walls,
sparrows nestle for the night—
dawn breaks, they take flight.

 
© 2010 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Haiku Bones: If Wisteria…


 

If wisteria,
not shadows, crept up these walls,
would it be welcomed?

 
© 2010 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Haiku Bones: Ask the Hummingbird


 

Ask the hummingbird
why she flees from stars and moon—
do not ask the stone.

 
© 2010 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Haiku Bones & Poetry Train: Domain


 

blue-glass hummingbirds—
they need no nest or nectar—
wind is their domain

 
© 2010 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo (click to enlarge): IOOF Cemetery, Prescott, Arizona.
 
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Haiku Bones: Hummingbird Feast


 

sweet hummingbird feast—
wild chuparosa nectar
served on desert stones

 
© 2010 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
Photo of Justicia californica taken in Southern Arizona’s Sonoran Desert.
 
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