summer drought
a farmhand’s sweat
wets the sod

 

 

 

(Previously published on Cattails, May 2015)


8 Responses

  1. Valentina Says:

    I like it.

  2. Barnabas Says:

    Thanks Valentina.

  3. Ellen Grace Olinger Says:

    Excellent haiku.

  4. Barnabas Says:

    Thanks for reading Ellen.

  5. seaviewwarrenpoint Says:

    I can imagine the parched land when something as tiny as sweat droplets make a difference. Good use of zoom technique from the sweeping vista to the sod of earth.

    marion

  6. Barnabas Says:

    Thanks Marion.
    It’s nice reading your lovely comment.
    Thank you!

  7. janewilliams Says:

    Great drought depiction. I imagined the farmer's sweat not just from the heat but from hard work, all his labouring that cannot bring rain.

  8. Barnabas Says:

    Wow! What great interpretations!
    Thanks all. It’s nice reading your comments.

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