first light
touching the arm
of the housebuilder

 

 


9 Responses

  1. Marilyn Hazelton Says:

    Lovely!!!

  2. Sandor Slomovits Says:

    Yes!

  3. Alan Summers Says:

    .
    first light
    touching the arm
    of the housebuilder

    —JENNIFER BURD
    .
    .
    It's one of those for a couple of seconds things didn't click and then a delightful explosion happened inside me. An uplifting poem, and one to be treasured by its many readers.
    .
    warmest regards,
    Alan
    .

  4. Garry Says:

    Symbolism galore. Very evocative.

  5. MaryJo Says:

    Love the layers.

  6. Rosemary Nissen-Wade Says:

    Ah, sweet!

  7. Jean LeBlanc Says:

    This is a wonderful example of how complex a haiku can be, with the interplay of image and line break and ambiguity. Thank you for this.

  8. seaviewwarrenpoint Says:

    A beautiful love poem, Jennifer.

    marion

  9. Ron Pagereski Says:

    Just seen it, very lovely.

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