Two haiku

Step lightly

Raise your leg higher /

Keep your foot above your heart /

Step lightly on air.

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Surgery

Surgery divides /

flesh, bringing forth life’s pulse that /

only the heart heals.

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“Tenuous”

Tenuous

The web to the stars /

is grounded in those moments /

tenuous to touch.

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#haiku #poem #poetry #october #monday #spiderweb #moments #stars #tenuous #oldnorthknoxville #photooftheday #2020 #davidebooker #knoxville #tennessee #100520

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“Night”

Night

Night returns to dreams, /

dancing clouds across the moon, /

faint and feather light.

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#night #dreams #faint #feather #light #moon #photo #poem #poetry #haiku #oldnorthknoxville #davidebooker #october #monday #100322 #2022

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“Hope”

Hope

Desiccated leaves /

Fall murmurs through the breezes /

Hope, too, rides the air.

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#100318 #leaves #murmurs #breezes #hope #desiccated #photo #poem #poetry #haiku #knoxvilletennessee #davidebooker #october

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“Three parts”

Three Parts

Blueberry picking

starts at Three Rivers Market.

Buy a plant and plant.

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#100311 #blueberry #plant #market #threeriversmarket #photo #poem #poetry #haiku #oldnorthknoxville #davidebooker #bethbooker #october

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“Wild”

Wild

Good morning flower /

blooms recklessly with each smile. /

Wild beyond species.

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#wild #flower #morning #reckless #blooms #smile #wild #photo #poem #poetry #haiku #oldnorthknoxville #davidebooker #october #sunday #100222 #2022

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“The Hitchhiker’s Guide”

The Hitchhiker’s Guide

When time is turned up- /

side down, 24 turns to /

42, the answer.

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#time #upsidedown #24 #42 #hitchhiker #photo #poem #poetry #senryu #haiku #knoxvilletennessee #davidebooker #october #saturday #100122 #2022

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“Home”

On September 18, 1977 Voyager 1 took the first ever picture of the Earth and Moon in a single frame. NASA/JPL photograph.

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“Yesterday’s rain”

Yesterday’s rain

Yesterday’s long rain /

lingers on morning glories, /

mingling with today.

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Photo finish Friday: “Light”

Light

The light sees nothing: /

no reflections, no shadows, /

nothing gone, no you.

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#light #nothing #shadows #reflections #sees #you #poem #poetry #haiku #senryu #photo #knoxville #september #friday #093022 #2022

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