Eighteen poets submitted haiku for the featured photograph, taken by Tom Massey (K2tmk2tm@aol.com). Click HERE if you would like to see our other pages of haiku.

Halloween pumpkin
against a background of black
witches' orange moon

RickMack (jotoma@bellsouth.net)

Woods are everywhere
walk through and enjoy nature
beauty at its best

Edd (Eheggs@aol.com)

the moon that frightened
many tribes, years in the past
comes this week to awe!

Joy (JOY3032@aol.com)

man cannot describe
sight seen from his place on earth
blood red moon above

Norma (Mikey) (Norma1223@aol.com)

Mr. Moon blushes
taking kisses far away
to our fighting men

Doris (Toto38@aol.com)

how can this pixie
be guilty of heinous crime
search for bloody clues

Meri (MeriRiter@aol.com)

blood red moon coming
war and strife not far behind
need a moon of peace

susi (Texaswishr@aol.com)

bright harvest moonlight
I detect a smiling face
announcing autumn

Vivian (bellofwv@aol.com)

scarlet sorcerous
calls forth a magical trance
in her ceaseless rounds

Evelyn (Evenccw@aol.com)

wonder of wonders
spooning under an orange moon
lovers adventure

Sharon (Sunyskys1943@aol.com)

embarrassed moon glows
witches dancing beneath it
all blushing deep red.

Swampetta (SWAMPETTA@aol.com)

moon of mystery
hiding in the sun's shadow
with foreboding frown

Bob (C1ydeBunky@aol.com)

sacrificial moon
earth red sin transfuse to you
rolling our sins ahead

Sharon (Leaway56@aol.com)

sad man in the moon
looking on earth in dismay
what is your answer?

Phyllis Ann (Starbird55@msn.com)

large orange moon I see
nature does fascinate me
does someone live there

Tom (tomWYO@aol.com)

old man moon above
a powerless chaperone
blushes as he smiles

Tom (TexasLazyB@aol.com)

They call it blood moon
October's colors shining
blood of hunters' prey

Charline (cDc713@aol.com)

the orbit traveler
glows red in the dark of night
and outshines the stars

Marilyn (LaraOct7@aol.com)

in the black abyss
hangs a circular blood moon
winking and blinking

Cara (Cara617@aol.com)


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