Daily Haiku

Some of my haiku are being featured this week on Daily Haiku, starting with this one posted today:

yellow smudged moon—hoya2
scent of hoya flower
in the empty room

The timing is perfect, as my hoya plant is now in bloom (and, as usual, I was alerted by the scent when I was up alone in the middle of the night). When I was a kid, my parents had a hoya plant for years before it finally blossomed. My mom thought my dad had tied some plastic flowers to the plant to play a joke on her.

This Daily Haiku cycle started April 7 with the haiku of invited poet LeRoy Gorman. Seven different poets are featured in rotation, until September (2013). Here’s a short haiku by Jim Kacian posted April 15, which suggests a whole story in a single line (and reawakens some vivid summer memories):

summer night she smells faintly of fire

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4 Responses to “Daily Haiku”

  1. Yousei Hime Says:

    Congratulations. I’ll try to read them as they appear. :)

  2. metalandmettle Says:

    Congratulations, Jacqueline! I look forward to reading the next ones.

  3. Jacqueline Pearce Says:

    Thanks, Yousei and Dominique!

  4. In the CWILLosphere | The CWILL BC Society blog Says:

    […] Jacqueline Pearce offers her verses on Daily Haiku. […]

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