Monday, March 01, 2010

Lent



Lent; Caribbean Kigo #01 Kukai; 2009 revisited

season of lent-
my shadow
thinner and thinner
-- Jacek Margolak; POLAND


the ash cross
smudged on his sleeve
season of Lent
--Michael Baribeau; USA


last day of lent -- - -
so many spring blossoms
waiting to open
--Karina Klesko; USA


lent-
in the wayside chapel
kneel the prostitutes
--Andrzej Dembonczyk; Silesia, Poland


payday friday night
too many dollars lent
fish chowder all gone
--Joseph B. Connolly ; Nevada, USA
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sizyun-sai touki karibu wo sinobi wori

lent festival
it reminds me
Caribbean far away
--Sakuon Nakamura; Japan


oko ponoci
zvono zove na pasticadu
prije Pepelnice

around midnight
a bellfry calls for pasticada
before Lent
--Tomislav Maretic; Poland



first day of lent
an upside-down squirrel
hangs onto the birdfeeder
--Cindy Tebo; USA



songs from carnival
are chased away by ashes
Lent has arrived.
--Corbelle Armando; USA


peacock eyes
under the lenten moon-
grass and grubs
--an'ya http://www.moonset-newspaper.com; US


After the Lent
all around the church
shells of red eggs
--Vasile Moldovan; Romania


Lent came to an end...
the blades of grass are rising
among the ruins too
-- Constantin Stroe; Romania


after the bacchanal...
lenten resolutions
for forty days
--Keith A. Simmonds; T & T


in the desert
temptation all around--
lent
--tori inu; JAPAN


Lent begins –
old stones in a shoe
gnaw at her sole
--Mary Davila; USA


Lent --
the cross is not yet
veiled
--Angelika Wienert; Germany



discussing lent
he has a third biscuit -
mother superior smiles
--John



cobwebs sway
where the mistletoe hung...
lent begins
--Ed Markowski; USA


18.
Question what is lent
Stuff swept from under beds
Answered Josh age 6
--Gynith Roberts; USA



unlit candle
the Lent Sacrifice box
empty
--Richard Krawiec; Raleigh, NC




be it borrowed, be it lent,
your pound of flesh
at stake
--Norman Darlington, Bunclody, Ireland



22.
the great harmonies...
Lent opens
with a dead language
--Daniel W. Schwerin Minister; First United Methodist Church; USA


haiku are the copyright of each individual writer
image © gillena cox 2010


much love
gillena cox; Kukai Coordinator

CKK now blogging at

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12 Comments:

Blogger Lorraine said...

What a super collection, how nice of you to gather all those together Gillena, so different and yet resulting in the same idea, what lovely styles :)

11:45 AM  
Blogger Lorena said...

those were fun to read, thanks for sharing them

11:27 PM  
Blogger RBroeker said...

I do remember them - especially Angelika's. Good set!

Best wishes
Ralf

6:53 AM  
Blogger HaikuKelly said...

I liked the experience of reading all these haiku on the same theme all at once. I especially liked the ones where the writer used the word "lent" but didn't go for the seasonal, religious meaning of the word -- a twist on the theme.

4:28 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for stopping by

much love
gillena

1:32 AM  
Blogger chubskulit said...

Cool shadow.

Playful Shadow
Have a blessed Sunday!

11:16 AM  
Blogger Gemma Wiseman said...

Such a lovely gathering of haiku on Lent, each with its own special perspective! And love the interesting bend of the shadow in the photo!

4:10 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

chub, thank you for dropping in and sharing your link

much love...

5:22 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you Gemma; glad you stopped by

much love...

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