RunHaiku

The following haiku
were generously submitted by people
moving through their world,
under their own power,
with open eyes.

Swipe right or click the right-arrow key to read their poems.

To learn more, or to submit your haiku, click here.

15.10.2017

Stoic, dejected
The splash park longs for summer
Until then, alone.

Dave L Manitoba, Canada
14.01.2018

Moving through a thick
veil of taciturn liquid
air, and my wheels sing.

Jonathan Rempel British Columbia, Canada
25.04.2018

Refreshing wet ground
Every shade of green
I see Run after the sun

Casey Wright Chiang Rai, Thailand
19.05.2018

rain feeds thirsty earth
grey clouds answering our pleas
life goes on again

Mary Lou Manke Manitoba, Canada
28.05.2018

Sticky, humid air
Clouds like thin billows of steam
Blisters on my feet

Martin Peters Manitoba, Canada
28.05.2018

Felt the swirling of the water
From a stranger I met in the pool
During my practice on drafting skills

Edwin S Manitoba, Canada
06.06.2018

Shortly after I start
Dog decides to join
Owner looks on...

René Beaumont Manitoba, Canada
06.06.2018

Global Running Day
Time to celebrate fitness
But hurts when injured

Greg Penner Manitoba, Canada
14.06.2018

Why fear what we love
Distraction to relieve us
Elusive the path

The Mindful Runner Manitoba, Canada
03.08.2018

The rustling of leaves
The breeze stirring the green trees
The shady path calls.

Skip Reith New Hampshire, USA
03.08.2018

Trees tell time poorly;
These dropped in June, long bare. Those
tell time ""No!"" - still green.

Jake Alabama, USA
19.01.2018

Commuting to work
between the rain's gasps for air
and hawk's watchful gaze.

Jonathan Rempel British Columbia, Canada
28.01.2018

I am an arrow
piercing through winter darkness.
Old Fraser leads on.

Jonathan Rempel British Columbia, Canada
13.03.2018

My students think I'm
crazy as endorphins prance
like poet ponies.

Jonathan Rempel British Columbia, Canada
12.04.2018

Cool afternoon air
tinged with towering clouds both
bright and menacing.

Jonathan Rempel British Columbia, Canada
18.04.2018

Perhaps a twilight
ride after relentless rain
is true alchemy.

Jonathan Rempel British Columbia, Canada
25.04.2018

I am a salmon
navigating currents, rocks,
falls of my commute.

Jonathan Rempel British Columbia, Canada
31.05.2018

The breeze of the morning dew
Natures beauty exalted
Smelled the fresh coffee brewed

Edwin S Manitoba, Canada
01.06.2018

Cool, welcoming sapphire blue pool
Body awakened from being dull
Refreshed by workout’s drill

Edwin S Manitoba, Canada
04.06.2018

Quiet Monday morning run
Wife’s doing test run
Happy, fulfilled as day began

Edwin S Manitoba, Canada
11.06.2018

Grey and desolate
The weather matched my mindset
Detrimental, blue

Martin Peters Manitoba, Canada
11.06.2018

I close my eyes
A new day starts
More nerves settle in

René Beaumont Manitoba, Canada
12.06.2018

Blue skies open up
Nature's way to say sorry
For yesterday's rain

Martin Peters Manitoba, Canada
16.06.2018

One last time
The stage is set
It's time to dance

René Beaumont Manitoba, Canada
18.07.2018

Brown skin soaked in the sun
Thought I won’t get some sun tan
But here’s my new wrist band

Edwin S Manitoba, Canada
20.07.2018

Air is heavy and humid
No sun poking in the sky
Cup of designer coffee is splendid

Edwin S Manitoba, Canada
21.07.2018

Fifty shades of Sun
Some are hazy and fuzzy
Today it’s Sunny-side up

Edwin S Manitoba, Canada
31.07.2018

Friends may come and go
You meet them indoors and outdoors
Running track is where to go.

Edwin S Manitoba, Canada
01.08.2018

Time flies so quick
Noticed yellow leaves on the twigs
Could it be just runa fluke?

Edwin S Manitoba, Canada
02.08.2018

Nights view of Mars and Venus
Surprised with chilly morning breeze
Witnessed the changed maple tree leaves.

Edwin S Manitoba, Canada
03.08.2018

Rain of leaves changes
Sea of green to sea of brown.
Breeze sweeps tide in, out.

Jake Alabama, USA
03.08.2018

Three trillion trees live,
Give or take a few billion.
Sings one bird per tree?

Jake Alabama, USA
03.08.2018

Leaves go. Birds go too,
but come back soon to feeder.
Should I give trees seeds?

Jake Alabama, USA
03.08.2018

Ground saturated,
Colors desaturated;
Wet gray winter day.

Jake Alabama, USA
11.08.2018

Southern warm air
Blowing heavily on my face
Can’t tell if I’m breathing or not

Edwin S Manitoba, Canada
16.08.2018

Quite and dark morning
Lamp post, car lights in a distant
Heavy breathing is loud

Edwin S Manitoba, Canada
18.08.2018

Dust mixes with smoke
and sweat as we curl our way
around river dikes.

Jonathan Rempel British Columbia, Canada