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Per Diem Archive: C. Herold February 2012, Weather

So, How’s the Weather? Inside Out?

Haiku in which emotions and moods are evoked by way of weather terminology juxtaposed to some other image or activity.

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Author: Adele Kenny
day lilies
           opening
                    to acid rain
Author: John Stevenson
balmy evening—
leaving work, the doctor
says “ah”
Author: Elizabeth Howard
text message
the suddenness
of black ice
Author: Susan Constable
cloudburst
the sound of raindrops
changing size
Author: w. f. owen
cold front—
the honey jar releases
its lid
Author: Francine Porad
distant thunder
my son is now
one hour late
Author: Nathalie Buckland
distant thunder
the cicada throbs
in my hand
Author: Rengé (David Priebe)
     people coming out
with and without umbrellas
     —a double rainbow
Author: Peggy Willis Lyles
first warm day
two left gloves
for gardening
Author: Cindy Zackowitz
first warm day—
torn caution tape
at the trailhead
Author: Marian Olson
flashfloodallboundariesdissolveinseconds
Author: Jim Kacian
ground fog
up to my ankles
in moonlight
Author: ken hurm
ground fog
a doe’s head
lifts above it
Author: Ed Markowski
gale warning
two gulls surf
the waves above the lake
Author: Matthew Paul
       hard frost
   pigeons peck
at chicken bones
Author: Paul O. Williams
The sparrow flying
With legs dangling down—
The heat!
Author: Chad Lee Robinson
heat lightning
the buckle end
of the belt
Author: Katherine Cudney
ice storm
he traces my scars
in the dark
Author: paul m. (Paul Miller)
rain clouds
the bulging calyx
of the new rose
Author: Chuck Brickley
sheet lightning:
the face near the top
of the ferris wheel
Author: Jerald Ball
the smog! the heat!
and everyone, everyone
in everyone's way!
Author: Gary Hotham
between telephone calls—
the snow drifts off
from the rest of my life
Author: Paul David Mena
snow mixes with rain 
my mother keeps calling me 
by my brother’s name
Author: Renée Owen
record storm surge
the beach lined with
oily murres
Author: an'ya
first spring wash—
colours from the sundog
bleed through a cloud
Author: Allan Burns
distant virga
the ranch dog’s eyes
different colors
Author: Rebecca Lilly
A warm breeze . . .
the scent of hay bales
from the moonlit field
Author: Harriot West
the pulse
in a knot of spiderlings
warm breeze
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