finches split
morning fog

—Mark E. Smith

About the author: My haiku have been published in The Heron's Nest. Other poems have appeared in Riverrun, Writer's Roundtable, Calliope, Quiddity, and Screaming Zebra. I have poems forthcoming in Wild Sweet Notes II: More West Virginia Poetry and In Other Words. I also won the Best Poetry Collection Award in 2002 from West Virginia Writer's, Inc.


Responses to the haiku for 23 March 2004 by Mark E. Smith

    Marjo in San Francisco (marjosfo at earthlink dot net)
    2004-03-23 11:15:46

    mockingbird mimics
    blue jays ...ah, solitude
    in bird bath

    Mark Eugenio (PatuissetIsland at aol dot com)
    2004-03-23 12:06:50

    ignites cardinal--
    vivid flame

    Beth Rankin Campbell (bethrankin at hotmail dot com)
    2004-03-23 19:50:54

    Morning's arrival
    snuffing out the stars and moon
    Night shift is over.

    Michael L. Evans (trailermike at charter dot net)
    2004-03-24 17:23:07

    in and out
    of morning mist
    wild parrots

    [an oldie]
    Michael E.

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-03-26 16:22:05

    dusk -
    slice in the clouds
    bleeds sunrays


    john tiong chunghoo
    2004-03-29 01:07:48

    sun beams
    the roof that refuses to hide
    our lean years

    Vasile Moldovan (vasilemoldovan at yahoo dot com)
    2004-06-09 02:38:51

    Fog signls -
    unseen the finches
    shout from everywhere

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-08-22 04:38:33

    blackbird's silhouette
    perched over the satellite dish
    dawn's beginning