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Haiku, Driving from Pescadero
Andrena Zawinski


fog blankets the road
lighthouse signals a warning
dunes and grasses blur

leggy coastal pines
bend beneath the weight of wind
falcon on the wire

© by Andrena Zawinski.
Used here with the author's permission



Andrena Zawinski, born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she founded and runs the Women’s Poetry Salon and is longstanding features editor of Andrena’s poetry has won numerous awards for lyricism, form, spirituality, and social concern; her  latest book is Landings, from Kelsay Books. Learn more about Andrena at


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A perfect description of that familiar drive!
Posted 08/14/2020 11:50 PM
Lori Levy:
Paints a full picture in a few lines.
Posted 08/12/2020 07:13 PM
I love the economy.
Posted 08/12/2020 08:45 AM
michael escoubas:
Haiku moments to start the day . . . thank you Andrea!
Posted 08/12/2020 08:16 AM
Larry Schug:
Like all good haiku, there is so much more here than meets the eye.
Posted 08/12/2020 07:42 AM
Sharon Waller Knutson:
Lovely picturesque poem. I love the leggy coastal pines.
Posted 08/12/2020 07:07 AM
stunning imagery !!
Posted 08/12/2020 03:52 AM

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