election day
kids in the schoolyard
playing tag

 


7 Responses

  1. Dirk van Nouhuys Says:

    Nice.

  2. andreacecon Says:

    I concur. It's very nice…

  3. chief276 Says:

    Thanks, Dirk and Andrea. The kids were there this morning, too.

    Blessings, Bill

  4. Mary Jo Balistreri Says:

    Watching the darling closings at the polls.
    Really enjoyed your haiku today.

  5. Mary Jo Says:

    Was supposed to be early closings.

  6. magyar Says:

    Chief, I sense and agree as you have written here, 'tis the kids that are the most important; the schoolyard swings.
    __ Consider… though we cannot change the weather, we must control the way in which we swing into its wind. _m

    full swings
    sway into the colder winds
    today's teacher

  7. Alan Summers Says:

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    election day
    kids in the schoolyard
    playing tag

    —BILL KENNEY
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    At any other time this could be simply read on a literal level where the children have no need to worry about election results.

    Now 'tag' comes into its own, and we will see who is tagged, and how.

    Subtle layers from a master haiku/senryu writer.

    warm regards,

    Alan

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