wild strands
blown from an empty nest
I grow my hair long again


10 Responses

  1. richard jordan Says:

    this is beautiful, Alison

  2. Frances Ruth Harreis Says:

    Yes! And the length will reveal a new and interesting person!

  3. Patricia Varga Says:

    Alison – this is exceptional … I love the imagery … thank you for sharing! Patricia

  4. frances sinderwahl Says:

    Extraordinary, indeed! There’s a whole novel there. Imagine these lines as a frontis poem before the story begins. . .

  5. Margaret D. McGee Says:

    I love this poem, Alison. It lifts my heart and makes me feel like having an adventure!

  6. seaviewwarrenpoint Says:

    A real sense of a new start in this one. Thanks for sharing.

    marion

  7. Jan Hersh Says:

    Grey straw
    Sticks out of his chin
    Grandpa needs a shave

    Cool haiku, Allison!

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  9. @DreamsOfTaos Says:

    Like very much.

  10. Ellen Grace Olinger Says:

    This is very beautiful, and perhaps I understand. I did the same thing following some big losses in my 40s. Blessings, Ellen

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