Beach Diamonds to Art Deco

For this Renga With Jane Reichhold, Chèvrefeuille has chosen six (6) haiku from her online Saijiki “A Dictionary of Haiku”. Here are the haiku to work with:


beach diamonds

a new day crystallized

in sunny surf foam

colony of seagulls scrapping

over yesterday’s French fries.

 

white pussy willows

above a muddy swollen river

fat raindrops

flatten their bouffant hair-dos

droop like soggy cotton balls.

 

light carried in my arms

apple blossoms from a neighbor

on my doorstep

next to fresh bottles of milk

and the morning paper

 

Tai Chi on the beach

one gull watches

with outstretched wing

moral support is found

in unexpected places

 

between the fields

a break in the evening mist

three lilac bushes

call attention to themselves

shimmering in scented dew

 

shades of art deco

lying on the beach

abalone shells

a pastel kaleidoscope

without the thunderstorm

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