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Monday, April 21, 2014

A little selection of haiku poems by Alan Summers

























breaking up–
the winter landscape
of sunlit horses



Alan Summers
Selected by Isamu Hashimoto  November 04, 2013 (Mainichi Japan); Best of Mainichi 2013



long rainy season
another song thrush
returns to itself



Alan Summers
Publication Credit: Acorn Issue #32 Spring 2014




a cluster of grasshoppers
unravel
the rain shadow



Alan Summers
Publication Credit: NOON | journal of the short poem ISSUE 8 (January 2014) ISSN 2188-2967




Sacred Chao...
the winter duck keeps
its circle of water


Alan Summers
Publication Credit:  Blithe Spirit 24.1 (2014)
sacred chao: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Discordianism#Sacred_Chao




the grass grows dark
a lamentation of swans
shape my world


Alan Summers
Publication Credit:  Blithe Spirit 24.1 (2014)



my amber resin exit button



Alan Summers
moongarlic E-zine, Issue: 1 November 2013 ISSN 2052-675X



soft desert rain
the droppings of leaf-hopper insects
from the tamarisk tree


Alan Summers
Publication Credit: brass bell: a haiku journal issue 1 April 2014




glass waste
the changes in rain
across birdsong



Alan Summers
Publication Credit:
Writers & Lovers Café, A HAIKU JOURNAL Hsinchu City, Taiwan Volume I, Number 1 Fall 2013 ISSN 2309-3315




leaves of the book...
travelling the blue atlas
on ember clouds



Alan Summers
Publication Credit:
cattails Premier Edition: January 2014





each of us born
with a number of breaths-
swallow flight



Alan Summers
Publication Credits:
Pulse—voices from the heart of medicine (inaugural haiku, October 2013)




epidermal tongues-
she scales my 200 bones
on a banana leaf   



Alan Summers
Publication Credits: Pulse—voices from the heart of medicine 2014


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4 comments:

Nick said...

Thank you for these - impressive and instructive.

Alan Summers said...

Thanks Nick,

That's very kind of you to say.

warm regards,

Alan

Carlos Gesmundo said...

Great stuff!

Alan Summers said...

Thank you Carlos,

Your comment is very much appreciated.

warm regards,

Alan