Editor's Choice Blossom Haiku, Karina Klesko




"draped over the fence"


How beautiful this was to read ! all the blossoms!

My choices below are placed in no order of preference, just in the numerical order they were posted .

Again, watch your adjectives, allow the reader to insert their feelings into the poem

Here is one from me :

morning glories
draped over the fence
faded blue jeans

Karina Klesko


plum blossoms
falling on dad's grave...
unspoken words

# 37. Keith A. Simmonds



Moon blaze—
a barren apple tree
blossoming too

# 39. Vasile Moldovan, RO



the old man
realises his dreams
catching blossoms

# 49. Keith A. Simmonds, TT



mango blossoms
tumbling in the wind
each a memory

# 53. Keith A. Simmonds, TT



silvered shingles
of an abandoned farmhouse
lilac blossoms

# 70. Catherine J.S. Lee, US



spring burial
serviceberry blossoms
white against the clouds

# 74. Catherine J.S. Lee, US



lime blossoms on the pane
the old man and his image...
a flood of tears

# 79. Keith A. Simmonds, TT



the lime branches
full of buds

# 80. Magdalena Dale, RO



Tree blossoms—
the turtledove's egg
eaten by a magpie

# 86. Magdalena Dale, RO



Blossoms fallen—
branches full of leaves
in sunlight

# 88. Magdalena Dale, RO



apple blossom
milky white skin
where the bra was

# 90. Rafal Zabratynski, PL



eggs sunny side up—
across the street a view of
poui blossoms

# 100. Gillena Cox, TT



sultry afternoon—
parasol ants toting
ixora blossoms

# 104. Gillena Cox, TT



a peach tree
in full blossom—
her first kiss

# 107. Keith A. Simmonds, TT



repeating her prayers
counting plum blossoms

# 111. Keith A. Simmonds, TT



apple blossoms
ghostly in the moonlight
fluttering moths

# 112. Catherine J. S. Lee, US



quince blossoms
flicker in the breeze

# 114. Catherine J. S. Lee, US



crescent moon
honeysuckle blossoms
near the old outhouse

# 118. Catherine J. S. Lee, US



solitary man
on a zen journey:
poui blossoms

# 121. Keith A. Simmonds, TT


blossom wine—
an elegant crystal glass
on the table

# 130. John Daleiden, US








to the top



Copyright © 2006-2008 Sketchbook and  All rights reserved