Sunday, February 28, 2010

Touch the moon tanka

in still water
i soak my feet
as if i could
really touch

the moon

Wedomartani, February 28, 2010

Rust haiku

covert feast
under the pale moon, rust
digests the fence

Wedomartani, February 28, 2010

Saturday, February 27, 2010

Power cut haiku

Just another spontaneous response to haiku by others. This time, it was Manu Kant's work available here

My response;

power cut--
the world vanishes
my clock ticks on

The original version of my haiku is as follows:

power cut--
the world vanishes
the clock ticks on

Wedomartani, February 27, 2010

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Dying leaves by the window tanka

piece by piece
i recollect the moments
we shared
dying leaves by the window
silently withering

Wedomartani, February 22, 2010

Fallen promise haiku

falling leaf
do you promise
to return?

Wedomartani, Fabruary 22, 2010

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Seven cranes tanka

seven cranes
heading the sunset
the beauty
i've been missing for years
mirrored in your eyes

Bulaksumur, February 22, 2010

Winter farewell haiku.

This is simply a spontaneous response to gorgeous haiku by Hidenori Hiruta on tug-of-war between winter and spring.

budding willow
captured on melting snow
winter farewell

Pakembinangun, February 23, 2010

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Dancing dolphin haiku

pediatric ward
a dolphin dances
in the hallway

Jogjakarta International Hospital, February 19, 2010

Pediatric ward haiku

rain falls
pediatric ward
even colder

Jogjakarta International Hospital, February 19, 2010

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Fallen leaves and broom haiku

conversation unheard
newly fallen leaves
a broom

Seturan, January 2010

Afterschool playground haiku

afterschool playground
gentle breeze
swings the swing

Seturan, January 2010

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Winter cherry tanka

can you see
me, endure these feelings
leafless yoshino cherry
awaiting winter
to end

Pakembinangun, February 11, 2010

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Dream in monochrome tanka

longing for the light
matoa leaves
harvest the dews
a poet
dreams in monochrome

Wedomartani, February 9, 2010

Another rainy day tanka

after midnight
i prepare myself for
another rainy day
from the garden, cricket song
twice as loud

Wedomartani, February 9, 2010

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Freezing storm haiku

passing cold sunday
watching 2012
freezing storm in america

Wedomartani, Fabruary 7, 2010

Sleeping bear haiku

cheating cold days
a little bear stays
in bedroom

Wedomartani, February 7, 2010

Banana haiku

rain keeps falling
bananas in my kitchen
stay green

Wedomartani, February 7, 2010

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Share the moon haiku

night in the open
singing crickets and sleeping grasses
do we share the same moon?

Wedomartani, January 30, 2010

Morning drive haiku

morning drive
still I can't escape
the day moon

Wedomartani, February 2, 2010

Monday, February 1, 2010

Moon frog haiku

still pond
a frog jumps
to the moon

Wedomartani, January 30, 2010