September 2008 "bazaar"  Thread




Announcing September 2008 "bazaar"  Thread

For September 2008 the theme of the monthly haiku thread is "bazaar", or "church bazaar"communicate the idea of a bazaar.  Writers may post an unlimited number of haiku to the Thread.

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"bazaar" haiku thread.
Deadline: Midnight Sunday, September 28, 2008.

needle point,
the scent of cinnamon rolls—
church bazaar

# 01. John Daleiden, US

All Haiku received will be posted on-line at September 2008 "bazaar"  Haiku Thread.

The Sketchbook editors will select their Monthly Haiku Choice from this thread for publication in the Tuesday, September 30, 2008 Sketchbook.

Read the September 30, 2008 Editor's Choices:  Editor Karina Klesko, Editor John Daleiden


The following poets have contributed to the September 30, 2008 "bazaar"  Haiku Thread

Gillena Cox, TT; John Daleiden, US; Jacek Margolak, PL; Tracy McPherson, US; Iga Gala Miemus, PL; Vasile Moldovan, RO; Kristin Reynolds, US; Trish Shields, CA; Keith A. Simmonds, TT; Kim Tairi, AU; A. Thiagarajan, IN

Australia, Canada, India, Poland, Romania, Trinidad and Tobago, United States

needle point,
the scent of cinnamon rolls—
church bazaar

# 01. John Daleiden, US

raffle tickets
on a hand crafted quilt—
one dollar

# 02. Tracy McPherson, US

finally letting go
of her husband's clothes
church bazaar

# 03. Kristin Reynolds, US

at the Fall Bazaar
we stop at each booth

# 04. Trish Shields, CA

people chatting
people purchasing:
a church bazaar

# 05. Keith A. Simmonds, TT

after closing—
a single empty trolley
at the bazaar

# 06. A. Thiagarajan, IN

voices rising
from the various stalls...
a bazaar

# 07. Keith A. Simmonds, TT

church bazaar
old clothes
this weeks offering

# 08. Kristin Reynolds, US

a bazaar...
smiling well-wishers
with heavy bags

# 09. Keith A. Simmonds, TT

fighting over
the last cross
church bazaar

# 10. Kristin Reynolds, US

at every stall
a swarm of buyers:
Saturday bazaar

# 11. Keith A. Simmonds, TT

sudden drizzle—
getting wet she covers the ware
platform bazaar

# 12. A. Thiagarajan, IN

for a second
forgetting the sales pitch
her entry into the bazaar

# 13. A. Thiagarajan, IN

Grandmother's fingers
sing her praises—
church bazaar

# 14. Kristin Reynolds, US

hot dogs
and a merry-go-round—
autumn bazaar

# 15. John Daleiden, US

church bazaar
her prayers answered—

# 16. Kristin Reynolds, US

start of the day
the vendor girl lights an incense
at the bazaar

# 17. A. Thiagarajan, IN

church bazaar
all the dolls

# 18. Kristin Reynolds, US

* Grand Bazaar—
lost for hours shopping for you,
gold and jewels


# 19. John Daleiden, US

church bazaar
behind the bedding
grandpa steals a kiss

# 20. Kristin Reynolds, US

village bazaar—
the vendor surveys
the incoming crowd

# 21. A. Thiagarajan, IN

strains of music
crowds of busy shoppers...
Sunday bazaar

# 22. Keith A. Simmonds, TT

we sell dreams—
she asks for seconds
roadside bazaar

# 23. A. Thiagarajan, IN

sale of articles
in the form of charity:
church bazaar

# 24. Keith A. Simmonds, TT

he asks for the price
she adjusts her saree
roadside bazaar

# 25. A. Thiagarajan, IN

rows of stalls
overflowing with goods...
lively bazaar

# 26. Keith A. Simmonds, TT

she tries to sell
he wants something different

# 27. A. Thiagarajan, IN

a church bazaar
with rows of shops and stalls:
gifts of charity

# 28. Keith A. Simmonds, TT

trying to bake
my grandma's cookies
church bazaar

# 29. Jacek Margolak, PL

church bazaar
offers used dreams
without the halo

# 30. Iga Gala Miemus, PL

after the bazaar
a bounce castle's shadow
smaller and smaller

# 31. Jacek Margolak, PL

Buzz of a fly
among the things of worship—
church bazaar

# 32. Vasile Moldovan, RO

vibrant voices float
upon the afternoon wind:
a church bazaar

# 33. Keith A. Simmonds, TT

Tower in Babylon and
Noah's Ark in the same space—
Levantine bazaar

# 34. Vasile Moldovan, RO

a summer bazaar:
in the blueness of the sky
strains of music

# 35. Keith A. Simmonds, TT

Neurosis of spring—
rustling of the whole world
in a small bazaar

# 36. Vasile Moldovan, RO

medley of sounds
in a maze of colours...
the grand bazaar

# 37. Keith A. Simmonds, TT

Gold and silver
among so many trinkets—
oriental bazaar

# 38. Vasile Moldovan, RO

the sun glistening
on myriad rows of shops:
glorious bazaar

# 39. Keith A. Simmonds, TT

our annual bazaar
in September
the rains

# 40. Gillena Cox, TT

a mongrel running
among a maze of stalls...
noisy bazaar

# 41. Keith A. Simmonds, TT

festival of sales
for poor children of the world:
a church bazaar

# 42. Keith A. Simmonds, TT
sound of tiny bells
and the scent of sandalwood
Grand Bazaar

# 43. Karina Klesko, US


Read the September 30 2008 Editor's Choices:  Editor Karina Klesko, Editor John Daleiden




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