the green lawn
dotted with plum tree blossoms
spring rains

—Margaret Hehman-Smith
        

About the author: Margaret Hehman-Smith, margaret at hehmansmith-artwork.com

The author is a member of the Southern California Haiku Study Group (socalhaiku@yahoogroups.com). Margaret's first haiku chapbook, "Dedicated to Abandoned Animals," is now available at American Haiku Archives, Cal State Library, 900 N Street, Sacramento, California. Her drawings in the book are of animals she rescued.

 

Responses to the haiku for 24 March 2004 by Margaret Hehman-Smith

  1.  
    Mark Eugenio (PatuissetIsland at aol dot com)
    2004-03-24 01:05:28
     

    rain/rain/rain/rain/rain/
    the sun wringing out clouds
    it has washed

  2.  
    john tiong chunghoo (bagiruang at yahoo dot com)
    2004-03-24 05:20:22
     

    grandma's demise
    the reeds beating
    twisting in a frenzy

  3.  
    Mark Eugenio (PatuissetIsland at aol dot com)
    2004-03-24 05:47:34
     

    r/a/i/n/ r/a/i/n/ r/a/i/n/
    spring tonic for the lawn
    d*a*n*d*e*l*i*o*n*s*

  4.  
    Frank Fejes (frank at fejes dot net)
    2004-03-24 08:08:57
     

    rain soaking the ground
    crisp morning flowing to warmth
    hot tea still needed

  5.  
    Susan Schlepp
    2004-03-24 08:28:40
     

    drop - drop
    march rains
    inside

  6.  
    Mark Eugenio (PatuissetIsland at aol dot com)
    2004-03-24 10:00:16
     

    spring--
    snow yields to
    hungry rain

  7.  
    Marjo in San Francisco (marjosfo at earthlink dot net)
    2004-03-24 11:50:17
     

    gophers
    and crabgrass
    -spring is here

  8.  
    Mark Eugenio (PatuissetIsland at aol dot com)
    2004-03-24 12:03:23
     

    snowman--
    metamorphosing
    into spring

  9.  
    Vasile Moldovan (vasilemoldovan at yahoo dot com)
    2004-03-24 12:23:28
     

    Colourless drops
    and white petals falling togheter
    on the green grass

  10.  
    Mary Griffith
    2004-03-24 14:50:24
     

    the chill of rain:

    two seasons meet

    in March

  11.  
    Mark Eugenio (PatuissetIsland at aol dot com)
    2004-03-24 22:45:37
     

    northeast spring--
    snowman's clothes
    left in a pile

  12.  
    Cheryle Jenson
    2004-03-24 23:40:54
     

    chilly spring morning--
    daffodil blooms under the
    dryer vent

  13.  
    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-03-26 16:30:48
     

    much stirring
    of the spring winds ...
    preparation of soufflé

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