Saturday, July 01, 2006

SoCalHaiku July Kigo List

The Season

summer
100 degrees
intense heat
too hot to go out
long days
dog days
wildfire season

Mountains, Fields and Ocean

yellow fields
smog hidden mountains
dried-up creeks
kelp forest

Flowers and Plants

Jasmine
century plant
stalks
hydrangea
plums
apricots
geraniums
grapes
white
peaches
hibiscus
clover
blossoms
lavender
grapefruit
basil
rosemary
parsley
sage
roses
summer
herbs
daisies

Sky and Heavens

Dog star
milky way
river of stars
tanabana
summer breeze
morning fog
summer sky
summer constellations
short shadows

Birds and Animals

hummingbirds
baby raccoons
seagulls
butterflies
young gulls
jellyfish
dolphins
brown pelicans
wasps
tree frogs
orange lizards

Human Affairs

Fourth of July
fireworks
Hollywood Bowl
picnics
beach outings
beach house
air conditioning
fans
summer Shakespeare
kite surfers
wind surfers
sunscreen

With thanks to Deborah Kolodgi

1 comment:

Eric said...

useful, Thanks!