Tokyo metro
the ebb and flow
of frowns




(Originally published in Asahi Haikuist Network, 6/16/17)

7 Responses

  1. Garry Says:

    Ezra would have recognized his influence on this one! Evocative!

  2. Marietta McGregor Says:

    Thank you for the great compliment, Garry!

  3. Helen Buckingham Says:

    Tis a small world…..

    underground train
    the city breathing
    down my neck

    (The Mainichi Daily News, 26th Jan. '16)

  4. Magyar Says:

    __ One line leaves, another arrives. In those parallel lines, are opposite goals that my imagination has seen; life as it is, so nicely posed by you Marietta. _m

    habits faces
    within these parallel lines
    aims alter

  5. Chad Says:

    Nice haiku.
    I miss Tokyo streets & foods :-)

  6. Jan Benson Says:

    Well done, Marietta

  7. seaviewwarrenpoint Says:

    Ah, yes, Marietta. Well observed. The tube/metro/subway is a great place when you're a tourist and have time to people watch, but not so good when you're en route to work! :)


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