Treasure Island

john tiong chunghoo

(Jan 21,1960 / NEW YORK)

Haiku - calmness of heavens


silvery sky
the calmness
of heavens


GENERAL CATEGORY:
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london blasts
the subways quiet
for the first time

blackout
family members try to speak
louder than the storm

lost on
the horizon
the ship

THEMED HAIKU - GOING ON HOLIDAY
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thai travel
he keeps saying 'thank you'
in thai

travel shock
finding he gets better exchange rate
than home

KIGO CATEGORY: 'HEAT'
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first tokyo summer
unagi debuts on
my tongue


NEO CLASSICAL HAIKU:
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autumn love letter
as the leaf falls, he bares
his whole self to her

(autumn)

SHINTAI HAIKU:
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the ballet dancer
twirls and swirls
turns my world around

upturned world
old lotuses bow
to new blooms

(old lotuses here mean withered lotuses)

VANGUARD HAIKU:
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beach kissing
our libido comes
in waves

folding crane
he wishes peace
a straighter matter

Submitted: Tuesday, March 15, 2005
Edited: Sunday, July 10, 2005

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  • Nasra Al Adawi (3/21/2005 1:26:00 PM)

    In the desert to us...if the sky is silvery..shows a sign of rain...is a great blessing...and if its full of white cloud...its more blessing as the sky is beautified like flowers of different shape on the sky (Report) Reply

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