Category: moon

The first casino 

on the moon will need to have 

much heavier chips. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

The grass moon sprouts. Call 

it the fish moon or the egg 

moon; it will shine down. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

Dear baby turtle, 

how can just one full moon blot 

out those city lights? 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

Brontosaurus, did 

the moon ever slide down your 

neck and up your back? 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

Hearing the warbler’s 

song, who cares if it was born 

under sun or moon? 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer 

inspired by @smakka–bagms

Even the full moon 

admits the night’s brighter with 

electricity! 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

Sharing no parent, 

the sun and moon are only 

apparently twins. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

For a held breath, night 

arrives midday, reminding 

us how small we are. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

Once or twice in a 

lifetime, the dark moon shares its 

craters’ shining beads. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

As the wolf rises 

over a field, a full moon 

prowls across the sea. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer 

inspired by @smakka–bagms