from cupped hands the child
tastes the sky
Issue 15.2 | 23 October 2015
love this ku. I've never forgotten the end of a long drought here. When we drove down the road there were children dancing on the footpath in the rain…
in the rain
"tastes the sky" is a powerful last line, and it's entirely appropriate to the theme of the poem.
Best, Bill Kenney
Nicely done! Wonderful clear imagery that opens into layers of meaning. This is what I love about successful haiku! Very lovely!
a dear little poem
honoring rain's attempt
to end the California drought
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