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September 23, 2006

autumnal equinox haiku

Filed under: — David Giacalone @ 2:50 pm

The autumnal equinox is the day when Autumn begins and night and day are nearly the same length. f/k/a is celebrating with this Autumnal Equinox Haiku page, sharing haiku and senryu from our Honored Guests and our Editor.

autumn equinox
making a new arrangement
out of the old

. . ………………………………… . Pamela Miller NessThe Heron’s Nest (Dec. 2003)

autumn begins–
lying down, looking at
snowy mountains

. . ……………………………………….. . . Kobayashi Issa
translated by David G. Lanoue

end of summer–
mountain wildflower
pressed in her diary

. . …………………………… . . .Randy Brooks from School’s Out

cut grass
i sweep away
summer’s end
. . ……………………… . . Roberta Beary - The Heron’s Nest (Sept. 2005)

autumn equinox
walking the loop trail
the other way

. . . ……………………. . Pamela Miller Nesstug of the current: RMA 2004

summer’s end
riding a borrowed bicycle
past the graveyard
. . . ………………………………. . paul m – finding the way: haiku and field notes (2002)

first autumn wind
not feeling the knife
slice my finger

. ………………………………… . . . Jim Kacian - Simply Haiku; lz Kamna

the home team
math’matically eliminated…
autumn equinox

every mannequin
wearing green flannel…
autumn equinox

Autumn Equinox…
the long whistle
of a northbound train

Autumn Equinox…
the first car
of a northbound train

. . . . . ed markowski – “whistle” – haiku harvest (Fall 2005)

end of summer
the rain arrives
without thunder

. . …………………………………. . . John StevensonUpstate Dim Sum (2003/I)

autumn equinox
a red dragonfly
tilts its wings
. . ………………………………… . . Yu Chang - Upstate Dim Sum (2001/I)

first day of fall
pumpkin pie
from scratch

autumn equinox–
biting into
the last moon cake

autumn equinox –
awaking to
summer’s last cricket

fall’s first sunset –
driving due west
squinting

. . . . ……………………………………………………………… dagosan
“last cricket” – Nisqually Delta Review (2006)

end of summer
the warmth
of a borrowed shirt

. . . . . John StevensonUpstate Dim Sum (2003/II)

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