platelets—
the trip we were planning
to plan

 

 

 

pub. credit: Modern Haiku 41:2 (2010)


10 Responses

  1. Norman Darlington Says:

    Very touching, and skilfully executed too.

  2. snowbirdpress Says:

    Roberta's haiku always sits in the midst of the wound of awareness….. again, the reminder of what we have failed to do with the life we've been given.

  3. Helen Buckingham Says:

    Painful and brilliant.

  4. Alan Summers Says:

    Blunt and painful, making us remember that haiku can be about real life issues, and pertinent to so many of us.

    Alan

  5. @andreochka Says:

    Brilliant! I know that feeling…

  6. Hannah Mahoney Says:

    Lovely and memorable. I like the simplicity of "platelets" and the nuance of "planning to plan."

  7. bett angel-stawarz Says:

    sad and a reminder not to put anything off…

  8. Nan Says:

    Thank you for a stark reminder to plan the trip before it's too late.

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