leaf shadows
spatter my skin
this heat


3 Responses

  1. Alison Says:

    Vividly painted haiku. I can feel the coolness of those shadows. Love it!

  2. Frances Ruth Harris Says:

    This is wonderful. The feeling of the shadows~! Thank you~!

  3. martin1223 Says:

    At first, I thought it should have read

    leaf shadows
    spatter on my skin
    this heat

    Then, I realized it was like water droplets falling on an oil-coated skillet. As the cool droplet hits the oil, it explodes into water vapor spattering hot oil in all directions. This is interesting. I suppose I see this as a metaphor. I enjoyed this very much.

    leaf shadows
    spatter my skin
    this heat

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