Brian Johnston

Gold Star - 14,936 Points (Jan.20,1943 / Oklahoma)

Ph: Haiku: Global Warming Montage - Poem by Brian Johnston

1:
planetary caution
shards of ice slow river's flow -
wet dreams in winter

2:
pieces float seaward
season's broken spirit weeps -
humpty dumpty earth

3:
glaciers slide downhill
seasonal creep advancing -
uncertain future

4:
man's season fading
haikus yellow stains on snow -
postcards mailed to self

December 11,2015 - Brian Johnston

#1
off-color sunsets
red sea's poisonous algae -
men impacting earth

#2
serendipity -
contrails block infrared light
man goose not cooked yet

June 25,2016 - Brian Johnston

Topic(s) of this poem: abuse, life

Form: Haiku


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Poet's Notes:
More coming I'm sure! If you wish to contribute I will be happy to post them here on my page and credit your hiaku to you. Prefer 5-7-5 format, All seasons accepted! Ha! This poem is an update of a popular earlier poem nemed Haiku: Global Warming from Dec 11,2015.

Comments about Ph: Haiku: Global Warming Montage by Brian Johnston

  • Abekah Emmanuel (12/13/2015 10:21:00 PM)


    Wonderful chain of haikus!

    I like the shards of ice slow river’s flow -

    that gives birth to

    wet dreams in winter...such interesting thought. ha!

    also, the personification of the 'broken season's spirit' that causes a 'humpty dumpty' earth is beautiful. A concrete imagery I suppose.

    And of course, as seasonal creeps get closer, the future, as usual, cannot be known with certainty.

    The last one seems to be hiding something interesting, Is Brian suggesting to us that, his haiku is just like urine that is being as used as an ink in writing in snows? ha!

    I believe he will answer that.

    Great works of artistic value! Keep it up!
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Poem Submitted: Friday, December 11, 2015

Poem Edited: Saturday, June 25, 2016


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