Category: EquinoxSeries

Fireweed

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You never notice it until the middle of summer, when the magenta flower-spikes suddenly crowd every roadside and wasteland…once they have outgrown grass and nettles, and stand tall above the lesser whites and yellows of daisies, dandelions, clovers. In Britain we call it rosebay…

skunk trails…

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accessible version for screen readers: skunk trails flash of lightning in the new year ©2019 by dt.haase A response to Folded Field Notes: Nocturnal dt.haase is a haiku poet, regular contributor to unFold, and a wanderer for wonder

Autumnal Shift

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Flock of blackbirds moving over the house, silent as they almost always never are — heading south, one wing beat at a time. Leaving behind the September cries of the finches, (in French, no less — Vite! Vite! Vite! / Quick! Quick! Quick!); the…

snowfall…

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accessible version for screen readers: snowfall — the white rabbit disappears ©2019 by dt.haase A response to Folded Field Notes : Silence dt.haase is a haiku poet, regular contributor to unFold, and a wanderer for wonder

Fossils

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Out the back road of Charlestown, down a steep hill, across a disused railway, around a rough-brambled coastline and under the line of high tide: layers of grey mudstone, semi-eroded, open to the touch and tell their story. Some layers say little. Others retain…

Sunset Selections

haiku: autumn dwindles the maple renders more sky ©2018 by Brad Bennett Brad Bennett teaches 3rd and 4th grade. His book of haiku, a drop of pond, received a Distinguished Book Award from The Haiku Foundation in 2017. haiku: the warmth of an autumn…

Noon Selections

haiku: autumn light in every leaf an ember ©2018 by dt.haase dt.haase is a wanderer for wonder, whimsy, and wisdom. haibun: The Cliffs at Esheness, Shetland Tall cliffs rise from the whirling tide. Seagulls and terns catch the updrafts and circle over us at…

Sunrise Selections

haiku: autumn equinox in — out the breath of the sea ©2018 by Alan S. Bridges Alan S. Bridges began writing haiku in 2008 after meeting John Stevenson, the editor of The Heron’s Nest, on a cross-country train trip. Alan was voted Poet of…

Equinox Series Update

Due to illness, the Equinox Series Selections for Fall 2018 will not be posted today as originally planned. Instead, they will be posted on Monday, 24 September 2018. We apologize for the delay and any inconvenience this causes.

Equinox Series: Submissions Open

To submit haiku, senryu, tanka, and haibun for our 1st Semi-Annual Equinox Series, please fill out the form at the bottom of this post. Autumn 2018 Selections will be made by JS Graustein, Editor in Chief and calligrapher of our haiku collections. The prize?…