he asks to sit down
for a while
Here’s one that André Surridge wrote a while back:
Joint 3rd Prize
1st With Words International Online Haiku Competition (2008)
Remembrance Day -
the child insists on a poppy
for her doll
Hamilton, New Zealand
Thanks, Alan. That’s a lovely one, Andre’s a wonderful poet.
Hmmm…love the compelling photos with your great haiku like this one and the last one, Melissa!
Thanks, Alegria. I’m feeling very picture-y lately so this may be a trend.
our oldest veteran
is younger this year
Congratulations on your honorable mention in the Spiess competition and on your fine work in the latest Modern Haiku. I consider this one an instant classic:
between the minnows minnow-sized spaces
Thanks so much, Bill! What a compliment!
Your haiku is very moving, although, old and dense as I am getting, it took me a minute to get. My fault, not yours…
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