"Sheltering-in-Place"

Some Haiku & un-Haiku

Black wings drying dew

Red wasp naps in the sunshine ---

A cloudless blue sky


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Restrooms closed today

Too much tea before my walk ---

Cool breeze on testicles


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Valley of birdsong

Bougainvillea clouds burst forth ---

Mockingbird ringtone


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a vajra-blue sky

fragrant wind sweeps the branches ---

old butterscotch pine


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hawk with mouse in beak

surveys blooming hunting grounds ---

he is still hungry!


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Spring knock-knock-knock-knock

like wee monks with Zen clappers ---

those busy chip-monks!


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a lane of blossoms

hojicha quenches my thirst ---

a fine April day


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a maiden jogs past

backside like thick loaves of bread ---

hermits can still look


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a cathedral pine

a jewel-like sun in blue sky ---

eternity’s touch


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Mayfly in April

sometimes life arrives early ---

me…a late-bloomer


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Gardening

Walking

Sunning

Haiku’ing

Zazen’ing

Saké’ing in steamy moon-water beneath stars


I’m just following orders…

sheltering-in-place.