A, B, C of Haiku

Hope you’ll enjoy this ride through a fairly random haiku alphabet – there are a myriad of alternative choices for each letter. If you feel inspired to make your own alphabet, please share the link in the Comments section.

A

deep autumn
the arsenic
at the apple’s core

Melissa Allen, A New Resonance 8 (Red Moon Press, 2013)

apple

 

home of my ancestors
I download an app
that speaks their language    

Ann Magyar, IRIS Magazine Little Haiku Contest winner, 2017

 

B

so suddenly winter
baby teeth at the bottom 
of the jar

Carolyn Hall, The Heron’s Nest 7.1, 2005

 

Baskin-Robbins
we sample new
baby names

Susan Burch, Betty Drevniok Haiku Award, 2018

 

C

crematorium
today my son weighs the same
as when he was born

David J Kelly, Modern Haiku 48.3, 2017

 

gatecrashing
into the church hymn
wall gecko

Anthony Itopa Obaro, Yamadera Basho Memorial Haiku Contest, 2017

3 thoughts on “A, B, C of Haiku

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