Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge 189

first we pass gun laws
zen we take the machine guns
-automatic noise

                        -Clarence Holm

Sure I know “zen” technically doesn’t fit, but I have a poetic license to use it.

Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge 189 Zen / Noise

Haiku Challenge 188 Quick / Slip

moonlight 3

Water’s quick currents
Slip quietly as they flow
Moonlight steals the show

                      -Clarence Holm


Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge 188 Quick / Slip
Prompt words: Quick & Slip
Haiku in 5-7-5



Black Canyon

Black Canyon – Courtesy Stuart Glazer

Echoes of horror
Left from a nightmare’s shadow
Steals the morning light

                                 -Clarence Holm

Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge 181 Nightmare / horror
Prompt words: Nightmare & Horror
Haiku in 5-7-5


Split Decision

Squat - Split Pants

He wore his shorts tight
And thought it very sexy
Till they split in two

                                 -Clarence Holm

Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge 175 Short / Sexy

Prompt words: Short and Sexy
Haiku in 5-7-5


Beware The Shadows


Description: Detail of Satan from The Temptation of Christ, ca. 1500. Engraving, 22.6 x 16.9 cm. C. 1500. Date: circa 1500. Source: Scan of PD artwork reproduced in book. Author: Master L. Cz. (anonymous German Engraver)

Dēofol’s ghoulish night
When the forests are spooky
He strolls in delight

Miseries to all that tread
When persons dare walk with dead

                                        -Clarence Holm
Halloween Tanka (5-7-5 7-7)
Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge 173 Spooky / Night