HAIKU POEMS

Haiku (Never Published)
Drinking my tea
Without sugar-
No difference.

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Allen Ginsberg

Variations On 'The Short Night--'
Below are eleven Buson haiku
beginning with the phrase
'The short night--'

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Yosa Buson

Haiku (Holding Up My)




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Jack Kerouac

Haiku 07
in the coolness
gods and Buddhas
dwell as neighbors

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Masaoki Shiki

Haiku 02
the tree cut,
dawn breaks early
at my little window

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Masaoki Shiki

Haiku 01
In the coolness
of the empty sixth-month sky...
the cuckoo's cry.

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Masaoki Shiki

Haiku 12
old gardenâ??she empties
a hot-water bottle
under the moon

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Masaoki Shiki

Haiku 10
fanning out its tail
in the spring breeze,
seeâ??a peacock!

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Masaoki Shiki

Haiku
The winter river;
down it come floating
flowers offered to Buddha.

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Yosa Buson

Haiku 05
entangled with
the scattering cherry blossomsâ??
the wings of birds!

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Masaoki Shiki

Haiku 08
I turn my back
on Buddha and face
the cool moon

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Masaoki Shiki

Haiku 04
at the full moon's
rising, the silver-plumed
reeds tremble

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Masaoki Shiki

Haiku 13
spring rain:
browsing under an umbrella
at the picture-book store

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Masaoki Shiki

Haiku
scent of plum blossoms
on the misty mountain path
a big rising sun

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Matsuo Basho

Haiku 11
rice reaping-
no smoke rising from
the cremation ground today

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Masaoki Shiki

Haiku 06
wheat sowing-
the mulberry trees
lift bunched branches

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Masaoki Shiki

Haiku Ambulance
A piece of green pepper
fell
off the wooden salad bowl:
so what?
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Richard Brautigan

Haiku (The Low Yellow...)
The low yellow
moon above the
Quiet lamplit house.

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Jack Kerouac

Haiku 03
scatter layer
by layer, eight-layered
cherry blossoms!

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Masaoki Shiki

Haiku (The Taste...)
The taste
of rain
â??Why kneel?

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Jack Kerouac

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