yard sale
the Venus de Milo
marked ”as is""


—Joanne Morcom
        

About the author: Joanne Morcom is a writer and social worker in Calgary, Alberta. Her award winning poetry and flash fiction have appeared in a variety of print and electronic publications. Her poetry postcards are available from pooka press and her scifaiku chapbook, "A Nameless Place," is available from Sam's Dot Publishing or from the author at her own website.

Responses to the haiku for 14 October 2005 by Joanne Morcom

  1.  
    2005-10-14 16:00:47
     

    That's absolutely brilliant, Joanne! Well done :)
    My best
    Norman

  2.  
    Georgia Kornbluth
    2005-10-15 13:25:39
     

    yard for rent
    lawn parties
    welcome

  3.  
    Warren Burden
    2005-10-16 00:26:41
     

    'as is' yard sale
    rusted car bodies
    reflect chipped gnomes

  4.  
    Joanne
    2005-10-16 12:30:28
     

    Thanks for everyone's feedback and the humorous haiku. I enjoyed Lishanu, Norman.

  5.  
    Judith Ingram
    2005-10-16 15:23:11
     

    Joanne . . . a wonderful image

    ditto . . . Marcia

    Norman: where oh where did you get that smiley face?

  6.  
    john tiong chunghoo
    2005-10-17 03:05:44
     

    yard sale
    handwritten on a book
    love forever

  7.  
    Magyar
    2005-10-17 08:10:10
     

    There are times when the -visual- is so well appreciated, applause"" has to be understood_!
    This is now a much better day, thanks Joanne_!"

  8.  
    2005-10-18 14:26:55
     

    the spotted mountain
    snow's rashes over the crests
    the last.

  9.  
    Colin
    2005-10-18 15:47:20
     

    the 'as is' Venus
    Would surely understand
    you meant no arm.

  10.  
    sylvia f. cohen
    2005-10-20 14:35:55
     

    Venus De Milo

    How does she hug her
    Lover? How does she caress
    His body? Poor sad stone.

  11.  
    bobby michael richardson
    2005-10-22 03:34:12
     

    weekend
    rummage sale--
    faded memories revived

  12.  
    ed markowski
    2006-04-25 12:24:19
     

    joanne,came across this yesterday. thought
    this poem a companion piece to yours.
    ed


    spring flea market
    the twin towers shimmer
    inside a snow globe

  13.  
    b.m.r.
    2009-05-10 11:43:27
     

    hot as ever
    this miami spring day
    red bougainvillaea in bloom

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