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  • ...you need to keep the words "from crushed mangoes" together in the same line. dusty road — a grocer sprinkles water on wilting amaranthus Line 3 is too long (7 syllables). You could reorganise the haiku like this : sprinkling water on wilting amaranthus -- roadside...
    Isabelle Prondzynski Mar 26, 2015
  • ...umbrella Sylvia Lavine Marikiti Market— juice flows from crashed mangoes on tarmac dusty road— a grocer sprinkles water on wilting amaranthus heavy wind— weaver birds hung tightly on their nests windy afternoon— an oleander tree sheds off its leaves busy market...
    Isabelle Prondzynski Mar 18, 2015
  • ...observation and good haiku. matatu lights shed on stagnant water -- blue colour Another nice one and good observation. March rains -- amaranthus shoots popping up You are observing just a single moment, so the idea that they are popping up in that very moment made me smile...
    Isabelle Prondzynski Mar 30, 2014
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  • Hi all, I managed to collect the following on Tuesday.Please enjoy: the sluttering mud narrowly misses my cheek- Donholm matatu a tuk tuk man rinses his drenched coat- evening rain matatu lights shed on stagnant water- blue colour March rains- amaranthus shoots popping up I admiringly stare at his new gumboots- Monday assembly Thanks and big ups to all haiku patriots.
    andrew otinga Mar 26, 2014
  • ...Frank Wachege evening glow -- a man running to a kibanda buying potatoes ~ Cynthia Atwani Monday evening -- a grandmother selling amaranthus sauce ~ Margaret Wangui evening rush -- a pregnant woman searching for cowpeas evening glow -- blazes of fire covering a burning...
    Isabelle Prondzynski Jul 14, 2013
  • ...us. ~ Eunice Adhiambo dimming sunset — my ears pick the cries of crickets ~ Mary Njambi Soweto Market — an old woman selling amaranthus ~ Susan Wanjiku busy market — women selling kales on the street side ~ Michael Kilonzo eating ugali with boiled amaranthus...
    Isabelle Prondzynski Jul 13, 2013
  • ...man running to a kibanda Buying potatoes By MARGARET WANGUI Monday evening------------------------------- A grandmother selling Amaranthus sauce By ANN KARIUKI Evening rush----------------------------------- A pregnant woman Searching for cowpeas Evening glow...
    kenyasaijiki-owner@yahoogroups.com Jul 13, 2013
  • ...growing. There are quite a few entries with both words in our archives. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/kenyasaijiki/msearch?query=Amaranthus⊂mit=Search&charset=utf-8 Gabi > Dear Gabi sensei, > > Could you please add these two to our list of Kenya kigo on the main...
    Greve Gabi Aug 8, 2012
  • ...June). If so, we could use it as a kigo -- but in that case, you do not need to mention June in the same haiku as well. Secondly, amaranthus. Here, the English word is very similar, but one syllable shorter, i.e. amaranth. Again, do you consider this to be a kigo for...
    Partrick Wafula Aug 8, 2012
  • ...June). If so, we could use it as a kigo -- but in that case, you do not need to mention June in the same haiku as well. Secondly, amaranthus. Here, the English word is very similar, but one syllable shorter, i.e. amaranth. Again, do you consider this to be a kigo for...
    Partrick Wafula Aug 8, 2012