AHS Autumn Equinox Haiku String 2019

AHS invites you to share with us your original haiku about City Life. This is a wide-ranging topic. We invite you to explore a multiplicity of ideas in the String without using the words ‘city life’.

The haiku will be linked by the subject City Life. It is not necessary for each haiku to relate to the one before it.

  1. Please contribute up to three of your best haiku.
  2. Haiku should be posted in the comment box at the end of the post.
  3. Haiku posted must be original work by the poet making the post. Please include your name below each haiku as you wish it to appear.

Posting your work in the AHS Autumn Equinox Haiku String 2019 assumes the following:

Copyright of each haiku remains with the author. We request nonexclusive permission to publish your work on AHS website and to republish it in any future online collections on the AHS website.

this late in the year
summer heat . . .
distant traffic thrums

                          Ross Clark

91 thoughts on “AHS Autumn Equinox Haiku String 2019”

  1. Thai takeaway
    pork belly on special
    in the year-of-the-pig

    Ron C. Moss

    rumble of thunder
    a biker pops his umbrella
    at the crossing

    Ron C. Moss

    misty street rain
    a lone smoker glows
    under broken neon

    Ron C. Moss

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  2. backyard campout . . .
    we fall asleep counting
    the ghosts of stars
    the flash
    of a stranger’s smile . . .
    sun shower
    office tower . . .
    a peregrine nests outside
    my window
    Debbie Strange

    Happy Equinox to all!

    Liked by 4 people

  3. far from the mall—
    a teddy bear resting
    on a bollard

    Alan Summers
    My third and last haiku!
    Discovery today, even toy bears get to breathe fresh air sometimes.

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  4. vinyl wallpaper
    in the cramped sitting room
    countryside teaser

    window cleaning
    where high buildings dominate-
    voyeur indulgence

    break of dawn
    outlined against the sky
    my thoughts take shape

    Liked by 4 people

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