Haiku/Senryu 4/4/2019

Spring

 

As the springtime warms
the aggie and cat’s eye roll
on the playground grass

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Just five inches down
a layer of frost remains
holding back the bulbs

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two robin’s spring bath
splash water from garden pond
full of melted snow

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On my neighbor’s porch
a plastic Easter lily
usurps Santa Claus

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Little girls red boots
running from boys holding worms
-pure squealing delight

– CJ Holm

Turning to Spring

As the snow melts, I can hardly wait for winter to be over!

 

In yellow flowers
a bumble bee sings his song
floating in the breeze

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As I cut the grass
a leopard frog hops away
annoyed by the sound

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dark clouds dim the sky
children struggle with swim towels
left on line to dry

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Swallows dive at me
as I walk under their perch
warning me away

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My pale arms and legs
provide a perfect target
for hot summer sun

                                       –cj holm

Winter

black erasing white
on the farmer’s fallow field
-crows return to nest

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Empty winter perches
cast blue shadows in the snow
mice tunnel below

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Buds on the dogwood
waiting for springtime to burst
-caterpillar sleep

                                               -cj holm