Posts Tagged ‘Senryu’

soft moss

soft moss …

the space between

her branches

 

(Julian O’Dea)

lipstick

lipstick …

dawn with 

red clouds

 

(Julian O’Dea)

Pink toenail polish

A haiku (strictly speaking, a senryu) I recently submitted to a journal:

that time
with your
painted toenails

“Audrey Rouget” paints her toenails in “Metropolitan” (1990) below. It is somehow in character that she is using pink while the more worldly girl is applying red toenail polish:

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touching you

touching you to

see the bruise …

my white camellia

 

(Julian O’Dea)

Five romantic haiku

I

enjoying you

driving in

your skirt

 

II

the road trip

what you

left behind

 

III

that time

with your

painted toenails

 

IV

Saturday morning

you rest

against me

 

V

plum lipstick

kissing cool

fruit

 

(Julian O’Dea)

 

honeymoon

beach honeymoon …

leaving your cherry

behind

 

(Julian O’Dea)

two moons

after dark

in our bedroom …

your two moons

(JOD)

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