spring shower 
the umbrellas
in full bloom

—Helga Härle
        

About the author: Helga Härle is a Swedish translator and creative writing teacher, enjoying haiku as a way of tracing the moment...and sharing it. Some of her English haiku have been published in the Heron's Nest, some of her Swedish have appeared in the Journal of the Swedish Haiku Society. Her home page is here.

 

Responses to the haiku for 6 June 2006 by Helga Härle

  1.  
    2006-05-27 08:37:52
     

    Simple, and I can't resist an umbrella haiku!

  2.  
    Angelika Wienert
    2006-06-06 03:26:14
     

    thank you, Helga!

    your umbrellas brought the colors i needed today

  3.  
    2006-06-06 18:35:57
     

    Thank you, Helga! Please send some rain to drought stricken downunder.

  4.  
    martin
    2006-06-06 21:16:11
     

    crematorium
    rain drips from the trumpet lily

  5.  
    Georgia
    2006-06-07 08:31:20
     

    Evocative.

    Thanks

  6.  
    2006-06-08 01:38:41
     

    David Lanoue

    migrating servants--
    in Edo, too
    Shinano's umbrella-hats
    -Issa, 1822

    http://cat.xula.edu/issa/

  7.  
    b. m. richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2006-06-08 13:05:05
     

    miami palette--
    blues bluer, greys greyer, pinks pinker
    brooding sky

  8.  
    yee hop choi
    2006-06-08 16:47:58
     

    have seen this poem thousands of times,
    and still enjoy it. wasn't it john lennon
    who said, "happiness is a warm cliche?"


    spring rain
    amidst the umbrellas
    a bald head shines

  9.  
    Alan Summers
    2009-03-30 10:00:32
     

    Engaging and richly visual!

    Alan
    www.withwords.org.uk

  10.  
    b.m.r.
    2009-06-18 10:19:57
     

    laughter outside
    through pool splashes--
    sauna inside hotel room

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