a long fly ball
arcs above the moon...
summer deepens

—Ed Markowski
        

this poem placed 2nd in the international division, 9th mainichi haiku contest, june, 2005.

About the author: ed markowski lives and writes in auburn hills, michigan. his work has appeared in modern haiku, acorn, bottle rockets, and the birmingham poetry review.

 

Responses to the haiku for 19 August 2005 by Ed Markowski

  1.  
    Mary Rand Hess
    2005-08-19 10:40:05
     

    Ed,

    Beautiful.

  2.  
    JJ
    2005-08-19 10:42:03
     

    Loved it when i read it the first time, on the Mainichi site....and it hasnīt withered"" a bit.

  3.  
    2005-08-19 14:50:12
     

    Hi Ed. Now you will read a haiku from me.

    Mountains without paths.
    Are awaiting the spring
    for the deer's return.

    my best wishes, Kujtim from Albania.

  4.  
    brett brady
    2005-08-19 17:26:03
     

    wonderful... love it!


    dark parts
    over scorpio -
    nite clouds


    (c)2005

  5.  
    ed markowski
    2005-08-19 17:44:06
     

    jj,
    thanks. one from the waning of baseball season
    ed


    first red leaves
    ichiro drops a bunt
    down the ten yard line


    kujtim,
    one for you also in thanks.
    ed


    wooded trail
    where the spotted fawn stood
    sunlight

  6.  
    john tiong chunghoo
    2005-08-20 09:13:32
     

    boy's ball
    ight up the sky
    so many years have passed

  7.  
    bobby michael richardson
    2005-08-22 16:49:36
     

    harvest moon looming --
    endless summer
    in miami

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