surrounding
the quiet bungalow
yellow crime scene tape

—Joanne Morcom
        

Previously published in Raw Nervz 1996, The Haiku Anthology 1999, A Piece of Egg Shell 2004, and http://www.joannemorcom.com.

About the author: Joanne Morcom is a writer and social worker in Calgary, Alberta. Her award winning poetry and flash fiction have appeared in a variety of print and electronic publications. Her poetry postcards are available from pooka press and her scifaiku chapbook, "A Nameless Place," is available from Sam's Dot Publishing or from the author at her own website.

Responses to the haiku for 3 October 2005 by Joanne Morcom

  1.  
    yee chop hoi
    2005-10-03 14:17:53
     

    joanne,
    nicely done. below, the second scene of this haiku
    movie.
    yee


    moonlit clouds...
    the detectives
    dust for fingerprints

  2.  
    2005-10-03 19:21:08
     

    Thanks, yee. I love your moonlit"" haiku. It's right up my dark alley!

    Joanne"

  3.  
    Judith Ingram
    2005-10-03 19:34:06
     

    continued;


    moon glints on knifeblade
    fallen in the garden,covered
    with blood stains

  4.  
    Vasile Moldovan
    2005-10-04 01:29:02
     

    After crying
    to heaven murder,
    the deathly silence

  5.  
    kala ramesh
    2005-10-04 08:26:33
     

    dead , , , silence. . .
    moon goes
    behind the clouds

    -kala

  6.  
    Collin Barber
    2005-10-04 10:09:36
     

    in a pool of blood
    the pale moon
    even paler

  7.  
    2005-10-04 15:10:56
     

    jailed bird
    the cherry in orchard
    are nor seeing that is blowing

  8.  
    JJ
    2005-10-04 16:26:55
     

    a dark star
    above
    the death house

  9.  
    bobby michael richardson
    2005-10-04 23:19:43
     

    at water's edge
    waves roll over...
    a body, face down

  10.  
    Collin Barber
    2005-10-04 23:29:33
     

    low tide~
    a penny found
    face first in sand

  11.  
    Collin Barber
    2005-10-04 23:40:48
     

    low tide~
    the lost coin
    face first in sand

    don't know which is better, so I will write both.

  12.  
    Anurag Khanna
    2005-10-05 00:52:14
     

    The dog, all alone
    in the bungalow
    the killers left

  13.  
    b.m.r.
    2009-05-06 21:43:27
     

    new brood
    on this spring morning--
    twenty fluffy yellow ducklings

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