Tuesday, March 01, 2005

women: in haiku and senryu

It's Women's Month! Here are haiku and senryu on women I have composed. You can read them, and my other compositions, in Along a Calm and Clear River.

ice and fish
n a bucket--
mother's reflection

two mothers
talk of wedding
over ricecakes

gray-haired woman
curled on a folding bed
... crescent moon

barbecue stand--
thin smoke veils a woman's face
her musing eyes

mother waters her plants
with a teapot

videoke night--
on the screen, a background
of bare breasts


Blogger Stan said...

Beautifully evocative of mothers and nurturing.

5:42 AM  
Blogger Gone Away said...

Stopped by your site and enjoyed your haiku series themed on women, especially your mother/teapot poem.

mountain visit...
these days mother picks
only one wildflower

DW Bender

11:20 AM  

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