World Haiku Series 2021 (27) Haiku by Lisa Fox — Akita International Haiku Network

Today my haiku and haiga are featured on Akita International Haiku Network as part of the World Haiku Series 2021. I am humbled and honored to be today’s featured poet.

Thank you again to Linda Lyberg for allowing me to use her lovely desert blossoms photo.
Thank you again to Ellen Jennings of PassingByPhoto for allowing me to use her lovely ibis photo.

roped silhouette sways in red autumn’s sunset breeze barkless oak limb groans ロープのシルエットが揺れる 赤い秋の夕焼けのそよ風に 樹皮のないオークの手足がうめく widows in black shrouds stoop today, wilting at graves mourning doves take flight 黒い覆いの未亡人 今日かがんで、墓でしおれる ナゲキバトが飛ぶ uniformed, seasoned they march erect down Main Street trying to forget 均一で慣れている 彼らはメインストリートを直立して行進する 忘れようとして black alpha wolf calls under winter’s bright ice moon old […]

World Haiku Series 2021 (27) Haiku by Lisa Fox — Akita International Haiku Network

34 Comments Add yours

  1. Barbara S says:

    BIG congratulations; must read –

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you, Barbara!

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Paula, thank you!

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you, Larry!

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  2. jegoldie says:

    Congrats!!🙂💜

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you, Jen!

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  3. Mark S says:

    Congratulations!

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thanks much, Mark 🙂

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  4. Congrats, Lisa, your talent with words impresses me time and again!

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thanks much, my friend. It is an honor to be featured today.

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  5. badfinger20 (Max) says:

    Love the descriptions and imagery…

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Max, thank you 🙂

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  6. Sadje says:

    Congratulations Li. Wonderful!

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you so much, Sadje. It is a Happy Monday for sure.

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      1. Sadje says:

        You’re welcome my friend

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  7. Congratulations, Li! How wonderful. ❤️

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Punam, thank you ❤

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      1. You are so welcome. 🙂

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  8. memadtwo says:

    Wonderful! Congratulations! (K)

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Kerfe, thank you ❤ Everyone is a "winner" in this one, but it still feels real good.

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  9. gregfromct says:

    Having marched in my share of Memorial Day parades, I liked the one that said: “ uniformed, seasoned they march erect down Main Street trying to forget”. Where I to add my two cents I would have made the last line something like “comforting each other.” There’s a aspect going on too I often feel.

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    1. gregfromct says:

      And congratulations on your haiku being featured. 😊

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      1. msjadeli says:

        Thanks much, Greg. I appreciate it.

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    2. msjadeli says:

      Greg, thanks for reading and I appreciate your feedback as a Veteran. This could be turned into a tanka with that added. Feel free to do so and please share it. You bring back memories of drinking sake and composing haiku many moons ago.

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  10. rothpoetry says:

    Wonderful Lisa! Congratulations!

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you, Dwight! I’m very happy about it.

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  11. Congratulations to you on this awesome feat, dear.

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you, Lamittan!

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      1. You’re most welcome dear

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  12. Congratulations, Lisa! 😀

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thanks, Ken 🙂

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