Lisabeth Passalis-Bain

Joined:09/15/2008

Age:

Location:Elm Grove, Wisconsin

Profile: Mother of Nicholas, the creator of this website.
A long-time journalist, native of Sacramento, California with degrees in art & theatre from the University of the Pacific.
Best of luck to all who "Haiku" & as Nicholas would say: "Good Times!"


Email:peace2justicewriter@yahoo.com

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Lisabeth Passalis-Bain's Haiku:
Average Vote Total Votes Haiku Date Posted
6.92 36 majestic swan floats
upon sun-drenched blue water
at peace with the world
                             Comments(1)
09/15/2008
5.29 35 sky colors collide
form spectacular palette
nature's artistry
                             Comments(1)
09/15/2008
5.94 47 winter storm takes hold
reigns supreme in its fury
trees bend to its will
                             Comments(0)
09/15/2008
6.49 37 murky water's edge
things not what they seem to be
secrets lie below
                             Comments(0)
09/15/2008
5.63 35 lighthouse stands ready
awaiting ships and sailors
guiding safe return
                             Comments(0)
09/15/2008
6.89 37 frozen winter cell
imprisoned icicles wait
for their Spring release
                             Comments(2)
09/15/2008
5.76 42 mountain man arrives
thoughts of home cloud his vision
Heaven's past the ridge
                             Comments(0)
09/15/2008
6.45 47 solitary one
rests beside rushing waters
contemplating life
                             Comments(0)
09/15/2008
6.03 33 butterfly draws out
pink flowers' sun-sweet nectar
then goes on its way
                             Comments(0)
09/15/2008
6.21 28 Wisconsin landscape
tall trees dusted with new snow
frozen earth below
                             Comments(1)
09/15/2008
5.26 43 palm trees provide shade
give sun-parched desert dwellers
respite from the heat
                             Comments(0)
09/15/2008
5.95 39 blazing sunlight peaked
through menacing coal-black clouds
before the Spring rain
                             Comments(0)
09/15/2008
6.69 35 majestic oak stands
wrinkled bark speaks of times past
what secrets it keeps
                             Comments(0)
09/15/2008
4.59 39 Somewhere rainbows live!
Inform Oz: "Send Dorothy home"
Where are the Bluebirds?
                             Comments(0)
09/15/2008
6.47 34 brilliant red sunset
another day nearly gone
tomorrow a dream
                             Comments(0)
09/15/2008
6.11 27 rose petals' orange glow
takes the spotlight, steals the show
in the cool spring rain
                             Comments(0)
09/15/2008
7.05 42 snow-covered mountain
reclines in silent slumber
awaits Spring's return
                             Comments(0)
09/15/2008
5.81 32 beyond the city
two ships passing in the night
mystic postcard scene
                             Comments(0)
09/15/2008
6.57 44 majestic white swans
locked in heart-shaped embrace, pledge
their eternal love
                             Comments(0)
09/15/2008
6.62 42 the day breaks softly
lone goose begins his journey
to the river's edge
                             Comments(0)
09/15/2008
5.61 41 old red and white quilt
hangs on wall within my grasp,
ten stitches per inch
                             Comments(1)
09/15/2008
6.61 36 laughing sun departs
clouds release collective tears
on dark brooding night
                             Comments(1)
09/15/2008
6.08 38 dream-chaser vixon:
your glass ceiling has lifted,
spike-heeled warrior
                             Comments(1)
09/15/2008
6.23 39 when dreams dance by me
time ceases for a moment,
takes my breath away
                             Comments(0)
09/15/2008
6.00 38 as fog rolls in we
roll out of bed, "Good Morning!
City by the Bay"
                             Comments(0)
09/15/2008
5.77 35 my feet scream at me:
you stood three days at garage sale,
what were you thinking?
                             Comments(0)
09/15/2008
7.28 43 paths I walk today
can change with little warning,
then who will I be?
  Silver Trophy Winner for September 2008                      Comments(3)
09/15/2008
5.42 43 coffee water boils
refrigerator rumbles
sounds of my kitchen
                             Comments(0)
09/15/2008
6.29 38 footsteps down the hall
a beating heart is silenced
when will violence end?
                             Comments(0)
09/15/2008
6.46 39 footprints in the sand
trail formed by unknown travelers
headed to the sea
                             Comments(0)
09/15/2008
7.40 43 the war rages on
4,000 dead and counting
isn't that enough?
                             Comments(0)
09/15/2008
5.23 48 bath tub faucet drips:
plop,plop,plop,plop,plop,plop,plop...
someone --- make it stop!
                             Comments(1)
09/15/2008
6.40 35 raindrops on the roof
wake me from restful slumber,
interrupt my dreams
                             Comments(1)
09/15/2008
6.62 29 bright streaming sunlight
filters through stately oak trees
eerie shadows cast
                             Comments(0)
09/20/2008
6.97 35 the real heroes are
those who speak Truth to Power
despite all they endure
                             Comments(0)
09/26/2008
6.56 45 flamingoes in snow
and polar bears on beaches
see life with new eyes
                             Comments(0)
09/26/2008
7.08 39 if the truth be told
we are our brothers' keepers
nothing less will do
                             Comments(0)
09/26/2008
6.14 36 gather your courage
stand up for those with no voice
then hope for justice
                             Comments(0)
09/26/2008
6.18 28 earth spinning like a top
two-year-old running non-stop
perpetual motion
                             Comments(1)
09/26/2008
6.52 27 contemplating the product
of years of toil, I see a painting
and become the artist
                             Comments(0)
10/05/2008
5.86 28 with love in your life
and hope in your heart, you have
everything you need
                             Comments(0)
10/10/2008
6.74 23 Wisconsin winter
evergreens dusted with snow
frozen earth below
                             Comments(1)
10/12/2008
6.62 26 stock market soaring
blood pressure back to normal
step back from the ledge
                             Comments(1)
10/13/2008
5.19 26 political signs
popping up all over town
color Wisconsin blue
                             Comments(0)
10/13/2008
4.77 30 a brilliant actor, on and off stage,
once again takes a bow
for perfecting his li(n)es
                             Comments(0)
10/15/2008
6.42 24 paths I walk today
can change with little warning
who will I be then?
                             Comments(1)
10/16/2008
4.75 16 Dorothy left Oz
found the rainbow of her dreams
still flies with bluebirds
                             Comments(0)
10/18/2008
4.73 22 spike-heeled warriors:
your glass ceilings are lifting
go on --- chase your dreams
                             Comments(0)
10/21/2008
6.10 20 don't hide from the world
sunlight shines through open drapes
stand tall in its glow
                             Comments(0)
11/01/2008
7.18 17 Today I glanced down,
found a penny on the ground
Wealth is relative
                             Comments(0)
11/17/2008
4.71 7 when the world's unkind
Mr. Rogers comes to mind,
likes me as I am
                             Comments(0)
12/03/2008
7.57 7 winter darkness reigns supreme
while deep beneath the frozen ground
ambitious seeds doth dream
                             Comments(1)
12/08/2008
5.50 8 for honor, for right
men from North and South did fight
ghosts of Gettysburg
                             Comments(0)
12/08/2008
5.55 60 Leonard Cohen sings
Hallelujah as I drive
I join his chorus
    Bronze Trophy Winner for November 2009                    Comments(0)
11/09/2009
6.15 60 giving of himself
lacking material things
a successful man
                             Comments(1)
12/01/2009
7.72 71 they fail to know her
red-haired girl in green-plaid tights
she dances alone
                             Comments(1)
12/01/2009
6.78 65 my dreams are unwritten
ebbing & flowing at whim
not etched in cold, gray stone
                             Comments(0)
12/01/2009
5.14 50 Wisconsin winter
I am the human snowplow
Best driveway in town
                             Comments(0)
02/10/2010
7.64 64 I dreamed of a brave new world
free of war, where all lives mattered
and roses flourished in snow
                             Comments(0)
03/05/2010
6.00 42 take back roads more often---
you'll get there sooner on main
highways,
but miss important stuff
                             Comments(0)
03/18/2010
6.32 38 take a look around---
if you have more than you need,
why not share the wealth?
                             Comments(0)
03/18/2010
5.43 42 common sense suggests
we're more alike than different,
more at peace than war
                             Comments(0)
03/18/2010
7.07 46 writing on the wall
graffiti philosophers
often speak the truth
                             Comments(0)
03/18/2010