Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Running make up haiku

the first rain cleanses
the dust on the leaves and
the make up on her face

Condong Catur-Wedomartani, October 20, 2009

Banyan tree haiku

rain's gone
sparrows crown
the banyan tree

Condong Catur-Wedomartani, October 20, 2009

Monday, October 12, 2009

Singing prinia haiku

prinia familiaris
sings an old song

Wedomartani, October 12, 2009

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Torn leaf haiku

on a torn leaf
a green worm practicing yoga

Wedomartani, October 8, 2009

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Shining dew tanka

after the dawn
i search every dew
for my last reverie
though you're not here
to keep it shining

Wedomartani, October 7, 2009

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Torn leaf haiku

torn leaf--
a green worm

Perdikan, October 6, 2009

First light tanka

first light--
I stop questioning
where you will be
when the leaves fall
and touch the ground

Wedomartani, October 5, 2009

Sunday, October 4, 2009

Family gathering tanka

familiar faces
too many to memorize
names and numbers
all around the table
of food and laughter

Banjarnegara, September 22, 2009

Dancing kites haiku

two dancing kites
color the rainclouds

Temanggung, October 1, 2009