A Sunny Scene

She wore her black bikini
That just clung to her hips,
Her over-sized sunglasses
Perched above her lips.
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White Sand

Under snows
Fresh white and chilling
Sea breeze blows

For: http://haiku-heights.blogspot.com/

Beachy Keen

Happy Valenstein Day

Her eyes are Times Square;
Mine are rural North Korea.
I’m not a city person,
But she’s shaken that idea
With one glance she dug a hole,
In a blink she poured the concrete,
Now the buildings fill the space
And replace my safe retreat.

Monkey Business

A Small Sad Poem

Karen

Modified from a Todd Goldman book cover.

Things can always get a little worse:
Like that time we went to DC in the rain
And it was sixty-five degrees when we left, thirty-five when we arrived
And we bought one umbrella for the five of us,
Or that time I accidentally took the wrong bus
And had to walk three miles to get home
And a drunk lady threw up on me,
Or when I got sick myself
And missed the deadline for the term paper
And your birthday
And wrote a small sad poem.

What’s the Word, Hummingbird?

I am a feeble man;
I faint and stutter
For a bite of bread
And a sip of water–
Every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord.
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Sunglasses Reduce Glare

I grew up with Mr. Rogers and his changing shoes
So I said hello and waved as you walked near
You, my longtime neighbor
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Preaching to the Choir

Ten pages due
Ten pages due two days from you
Whispered delay
Just stop and pray
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