taking front stage --
     a moth circles
     the spotlight

—Betty Kaplan
        

About the author: Betty Kaplan, BKaplan297 at aol.com

Retired from the Fashion Industry. Used to arrange clothes. Now arranging words. Started to write haiku five years ago. Published in Frogpond, Lynx, Woodpecker, South by Southeast World Haiku Review and American Tanka.

 

Responses to the haiku for 5 July 2005 by Betty Kaplan

  1.  
    kate
    2005-07-05 11:48:35
     

    hiding in the wings
    a firefly waits for twilight

  2.  
    william greisenger
    2005-07-05 16:08:14
     

    betty,
    i'd of said, aking center stage."" otherwise a fine haiku.


    community theatre...
    the town drunk is
    the town drunk"

  3.  
    kala ramesh
    2005-07-05 16:54:15
     

    a good one, betty. . .
    shows keen observation -
    for how easily a moth does it - without stage fright!

    - kala

  4.  
    john tiong chunghoo
    2005-07-06 09:20:24
     

    the stage
    after the bharata natyam
    three dropped silver bells

  5.  
    JJ
    2005-07-07 18:09:28
     

    shakespeare in the park
    a skunk steals
    the attention

  6.  
    bobby michael richardson
    2005-07-07 19:48:28
     

    light attracts
    struggling moth --
    no exit from the light

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