since her death
only sparrows visit
the pigeon lady's house

—Laura Orabone
        

About the author: Laura Orabone (lorabone at cox.net) is an artist and author living in Tucson, Arizona with her husband, son, cat, desert tortoise, and three-legged dog.

Responses to the haiku for 7 September 2004 by Laura Orabone

  1.  
    kate (chrismomxyz at yahoo dot com)
    2004-09-07 13:35:32
     

    outside the coffee shop
    three sparrows
    count the crumbs

  2.  
    Barry George
    2004-09-07 17:27:17
     

    A very fine and moving haiku!

  3.  
    john tiong chunghoo (bagiruang at yahoo dot com)
    2004-09-08 00:43:18
     

    since her death
    no more dawn
    chopin

  4.  
    Ellen G. Olinger (ElinGrace at wi dot rr dot com)
    2004-09-08 06:59:02
     

    there
    when
    she

    passed away

    her
    pigeons

  5.  
    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-09-09 19:11:21
     

    born on the cusp -

    lasting silence, in the neighborhood
    sun gone down
    -

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