all-night diner –
scrying my future
in a coffee cup

 


7 Responses

  1. Magyar Says:

    I like your senryu thought here, Mark.
    __Warm night search; seeing tomorrow's hours; an owl speaks. _m

  2. Alan Summers Says:

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    all-night diner –
    scrying my future
    in a coffee cup

    —MARK E. BRAGER
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    What a wonderful haiku. It's also like an opening line to a great crime noir novel.
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    I really admire the use of the verb 'scrying' which makes the haiku even stronger, and a good use of a gerund with no ambiguous aftertaste.
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    I just have to say I love it!

    kindest regards,

    Alan
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  3. Mark E. Says:

    Thank you Alan and Magyar!

  4. seaviewwarrenpoint Says:

    How wonderful! Made me think of Hopper's Nighthawks.

    marion

  5. Mark E. Says:

    thank you Marion

  6. th. vandergrau Says:

    Reminds me of Edward Hopper's Nighthawks

  7. joolo Says:

    has to be some coffee

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