Category Archives: Haiku My Heart

Briefly

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Colorful autumn leaves in California’s Inyo National Forest will soon be dashed to the ground by snow.
 


clear blue autumn sky—
great joy, albeit briefly,
before the first snow

 
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Where and Why

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The Pacific Ocean reaches shore yards away from the U.S.-Mexico Border at Border Field State Park, California.
 


Where are the children?
Why does the sea seem to weep
as autumn draws near?

 
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Consolation

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Bougainvillea blossoms brighten a house wall in Wellton, Arizona.
 


my consolation
in times of desolation—
bountiful blossoms

 
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Suns

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Delicate shadows brush two marigolds in the Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona.
 


Melancholy day—
marigolds, these shining suns,
melt my icy heart.

 
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Fence

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Evening shadows begin to wrap themselves around a fence post in northern New Mexico.
 


my burning desire
to reach the distant mountains—
a fence bars my way

 
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Drifts

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A woman heads for home after her morning shopping in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.
 


Midsummer journey—
a woman among shadows
drifts toward morning light.

 
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Pond

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An apartment building overlooks a tranquil pond at the Japanese Friendship Garden, Phoenix, Arizona.
 


What if I should see
my reflection in the pond?
Would I know myself?

 
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Shade

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Framed by a tree at St. Thomas Indian Mission Church, Winterhaven, California, a view unfolds of the irrigated farmland in Yuma County, Arizona.
 


In a spot of shade
I pause for sips of water—
summer’s long journey.

 
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Who Mourns

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An unforgettable summer sunrise lasts only a little while in Yuma County, Arizona.
 


If a crow should die
before it can reach its home,
will the mountains mourn?

 
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Tangled Place


An old palo verde tree glows at daybreak in the Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona.
 


Midsummer morning—
where is the path to lead me
from this tangled place?

 
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