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Poem Details | by Emile Pinet
Categories: 12th grade, feelings, image, imagery, imagination, seasons, spring,

Dandelions Bloom

snowman melts away black bears eat salmon upstream... dandelions bloom (haiku) Mar. 15, 2019 Writing Challenge 2, March 2019 - Haiku- Poetry Contest Sponsored by: Dear Heart

Poem Details | by Bill Baker
Categories: animal, fish, fishing, food, river,

Hungry Bear

bear wading in the stream
     bear grabs a jumping salmon          
          bear feeds his hunger

Poem Details | by Shadow Hamilton
Categories: fish, nature,


salmon leaping high
up the waterfalls to spawn
sadly then you die

Poem Details | by B.B.Woodall Tulsa Ok
Categories: animal, nature,

3 Spring Haiku

Pill bugs wet with dew
as crawling gray domes mirror
green turf, salmon sun.

Copter seeds whirling,
a squirrel chases paper
treasure for her nest.

Young cat mock-tweeting,
wily sparrows unheeding,
paws press on the screen.

Poem Details | by Diane M Quinlan
Categories: fish,

Salmon Spawn

Salmon HAIKU ©

Salmon swim up stream
Battling against being killed
Womanlike she fights! 


Poem Details | by Abe Lopez
Categories: animals, life, nature

Salmon Run

The journey upstream,
A chance to deliver life;
Swimming to the death.

Poem Details | by Line Gauthier
Categories: courage, death, dedication, destiny, endurance, fish, water,

In Gurgling Rapids

in gurgling rapids
salmon jump ladders
 ~ grizzlies feasting

AP: 3rd place 2022

Submitted on April 17, 2018 for contest HAIKU: FISH sponsored by MICK TALBOT

Poem Details | by M. L. Kiser
Categories: animal, cat, nature, poetry,

A Hunger Caress

Wanting salmon now
Soft paw pads caress my face
Melting I spoil her.

Poem Details | by Uwe Stroh
Categories: beauty, how i feel, nature,

Siberian Bears

Eight months in a cave
Hunger games in nature
Atlantic salmon at river mouth

Poem Details | by Bill Baker
Categories: animal, baby, fish, fishing, food, mother, nature,

Mama Bear

cubs getting hungry
salmon swimming up the stream
easy catch for bear

Poem Details | by Kathleen Callaway
Categories: animal, bird, fish, nature, river, sun, wind,

The Hunt

Eagle carves the wind 
Talons flashing in the sun
Fat spawning salmon

Poem Details | by James Fraser
Categories: animals, nature, places, sea

Autumn Feast

grizzlies and browns salmon run ~~~~ hibernation falls

Poem Details | by Seren Roberts
Categories: nature,

Suppers Ready

bears wait in the river
salmon jump the fast rapids
suppers ready now

Poem Details | by Tom Cunningham
Categories: fish, river,

The River

freshwater river
spawning salmon swim upstream ~
fishermen await

Poem Details | by Stephen Parker
Categories: animals

Cycle of Life and Death

enervating stream
colorful salmon spew roe
brown bears cast their nets

Poem Details | by Michael Degenhardt
Categories: nature, people

Fishing For Dinner

River flows wildly Salmon swim upstream to spawn I’ll throw in my line

Poem Details | by Harry Horsman
Categories: animals,

She'Ll Be Back

She walks out the door
no gesture of any kind...
pink salmon for tea.

© Harry J Horsman 2012

Poem Details | by David Mohn
Categories: sunset,

Haiku 8

rose tinged tangerine
leaps upon an ocean wave…
         salmon sunset

Poem Details | by Stephen Parker
Categories: animals

In Death's Shadow

stream teems with salmon
spawning new generation
hurdling paws of death

Poem Details | by Peter W Iversen
Categories: death, life,


salmon leap to life
death is inevitable
cycle completed

Poem Details | by Kim Rodrigues
Categories: fish,


kayak adventure
served with savory salmon —
spoilt by Skagway


Poem Details | by Edward Ibeh
Categories: animal, fish, imagery, nature,

Swimming Upstream

a sockeye salmon

leaps into the jaws of death ~ 

   bear yawning upstream

A Haiku with Movement - Nature themed Poetry Contest (Winner: 10th Place)
Sponsored by: Tania Kitchin 
Date written: 05/07/2020

Poem Details | by James Horn
Categories: allegory, analogy,

Salmon Shall Swim Sideways

salmon swim sideways
      while nature does take its course
      to start of each branch

Poem Details | by Norman Crocker
Categories: beautiful, rain,


salmon sky
clouds to west

Poem Details | by Peter W Iversen
Categories: imagery,


spawning salmon leap
hungry bears feast greedily
cold raging river

Poem Details | by James Horn
Categories: allegory, analogy,

God Grew Salmon Fish

God Grew Salmon Fish

God grew salmon fish
Which was a delicious dish
Have some more we wish

This is Horn Haiku with a
5-7-5 vowel rhythm.

Christ Gave Us Chance To Enhance Plants 

Christ gave me a chance
To enhance all of my plants
Free from sin and ants

Jim Horn

Poem Details | by David Drowley
Categories: fish, life, nature, seasons, silver, summer,


summer solstice shines
silver salmon swim upstream
exiting with eggs

Poem Details | by Peter W Iversen
Categories: animal, beauty, fish, horse, image, rain,

Rain Collection

distant thunderheads
vast golden plains turned cold gray~
wild horses run free

torrential rain storms
rivers overrun leveys~
bears feast on salmon

cool morning drizzle
freezing announces winter~
cocoons await spring

Poem Details | by M. L. Kiser
Categories: animal, earth, nature, poems, poetry,

Tree Leaves

tree leaves rustle in breeze- cardinal wings fluttering above- cottony clouds owl landing in an oak- mouse scurries leaves floating on the wind- deer running water trickles in the distance- salmon leaps

Poem Details | by Bill Baker
Categories: animal, baby, caregiving, fish, fishing, river, water,

Bear Care

cubs getting hungry
     salmon swimming up the stream
          easy catch for bear

Poem Details | by Hugo Sarvida Jr.
Categories: creation, fish, life, power,

Salmon Ordeal

Salmon fight their way
Upstream, work the last strength
Spawn and die there.

Poem Details | by Leila Knutson
Categories: nature, winter,

Winter Scene

The old stream, frozen
The last salmon, under ice
Last bird: going home