abandoned house
in the window
a doll without eyes

 


10 Responses

  1. eddy Says:

    Nice image

  2. chief276 Says:

    A gothic image that's effectively appropriate to the day before Hallowe'en.

    Bill Kenney

  3. Jane Reichhold Says:

    As doll-maker your haiku especially touched me. It was so easy to picture and my emotions were easily awakened. Thanks for sharing this.
    o/ Jane

  4. T. Johnson Says:

    Really like this one!

  5. Peter Newton Says:

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    cornstalks
    the haunted house
    a tinder box

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  6. Alison H. Says:

    Quite haunting and lonely…beautifully penned.

  7. Jan Dobb Says:

    I'm touched by the juxtaposition of 'window'' and 'eyes'. The house and the doll are similarly desolate. What a strong image!

  8. Alan Summers Says:

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    abandoned house
    in the window
    a doll without eyes

    —ROB DINGMAN

    Great haiku and I like the choice of the order of the last two lines!
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    I've only written two doll haiku myself:
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    Forgotten rain
    the wedding ring left
    in a doll’s house

    Alan Summers
    Publication Credit: ASAHI HAIKUIST NETWORK (Japan May 30, 2014)
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    Old Curiosity Shop –
    lacquered dolls
    out in the mid-day sun

    Alan Summers
    Publications credits: Shamrock, Haiku Journal of the Irish Haiku Society (2007); Shamrock Haiku Journal: 2007 – 2011 by Ed. Anatoly Kudryavitsky (December 2011 ISBN-10: 1470938308 ISBN-13: 978-1470938307
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  9. janewilliams Says:

    Compelling, stark image, evokes the sense of abandonment beautifully. In response, a little hope …

    abandoned doll
    the scavenging child's
    eyes light up

  10. Utorrent Says:

    This is what i am looking for nice information !!!!

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