Haiku Poems About Grandmother | Grandmother Haiku Poems

Haiku poems about Grandmother and Grandmother haiku poems. Read and enjoy these haikus! See also Grandmother Quotes.

Poem Details | by Marty King |
Categories: dedication, food, grandmother, miss

grandmother's sweet potato pie haiku

sweet potato pie
my grandmother used to make
i will always miss....


Poem Details | by Rick Parise |
Categories: art, family, nature, grandmother,

noritake haiku

in spring she whispers a sip of shinto sun wen lotus sways below cobalt sky a thought of sobo pink cherry blossom's swirl the porcelain plate hands folded in prayer _______________________________________________________ Sobo- Grandmother Shinto- All Nature / Worship / Ancestors / Spirit / Belief / Sacred Power Noritake Cobalt / Piled 3-high / A Sip Saki or Sake' then passed / Three Three Nine / A Geisha gets her name / Shinto


Poem Details | by James Marshall Goff |
Categories: naturegrandmother,

Yellow Throat Warbler

wild river perch
songs Grandmother heard
caress my heart


Poem Details | by Leon Enriquez |
Categories: blessing,

HAIKU BLOOMS 2




Blue flowers plucked
Nyona bak chang** moments;
Satisfying rice cakes


By this old fence
Echoes of giggles;
Laughter mocks schoolyard


Road diversion
Roundabout detour;
Long cul de sac


Wedding festivities
Details and stuff;
Final agenda looms


Joy wears a face
Celebration evokes;
Certain gratification


Flame of the Forest tree
Nice shady bough;
Rain drops seeping


This old site
Venue of past demeanours;
Regret and guilt linger


Windy day
Hair reconfigured;
Unkempt spikes


In sure fashion
Nothing stays the same;
Change interferes


Wind howling
A haunting refrain;
Ghostly echoes cry


New instance
Go the distance;
Ply resistance


Do not be
Afraid of fear;
It's just an old gripe


Old apartments
Need a facelift;
Time weathers pains



Leon Enriquez
03 August 2014
Singapore


(Notes: Nyona bak chang** -- 
The word "Nyona" means a Straits born Chinese lady
with the social graces of a genteel sort, who are
known as a Nyona from a distinct group called the
Peranakans, who have a mixed heritage of Chinese and
Malay customs and traditionsThis is today a dying breed.

The word "bak chang" means a cooked food product
made from glutinous rice with a centre filled with
sweet pork meat, spices and sauce, and chestnuts, packed in 
long leaves in the shape of a pyramid tied with strings.
Such delicacies are steamed until the aroma fills the
air and makes you desirous to eat these tasty morsels.

The natural tinge of blue colour on the glutinous rice comes
from the "blue flowers" freshly picked for use in these rice cakes
My maternal grandmother was a Nyona lady who had 
a big heart, a warm smile and who loved me very dearly.
I miss her smile though she died when I was only four.)



Poem Details | by Jeremy Smith |
Categories: appreciation, death, dedication, inspiration,

Master Masaoka Shiki

5-7-5 Tragedy striking all the children are dying- A master prevailed! 4-5-4 Tragedy strikes Children are dying- Masters prevail! 7/6/2017
Kobayashi Issa as a child was cared for by his grandmotherDue to the death of his motherWhen his grandmother passed he was left lonely and moodyNot too long after his father sent him on is way to make a life of his ownDuring this time there was a span of 10 yrs of his life that is unknownFrom there he wrote a journal titled "Last Days of Issa's Father"He was also misfortuned with the loss of all his children on top of a fire destroying his home all separate occurrencesIssa wrote over 20,000 haiku's in his life and died November 19, 1827.



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