deep autumn--
each tree
less and less

—Marie Summers
        

About the author: Marie Summers, the editor of White Lotus, has been published in numerous publications such as bottle rockets, Frogpond, Haiku Harvest, Heron's Nest, Kokako, Mayfly, Modern Haiku, moonset, Paper Wasp, Presence, Simply Haiku, and the World Haiku Review, among others.

Responses to the haiku for 31 October 2006 by Marie Summers

  1.  
    Bill Kenney
    2006-10-31 07:27:06
     

    Marie, "less and less" says so much.

  2.  
    Magyar
    2006-10-31 09:17:48
     

    Marie;
    _Agreeing with Bill, there is much MORE felt... in your words, "less and less."
    _M

  3.  
    Angelika Wienert
    2006-10-31 11:56:15
     

    this haiku has poetic power

    and i love the gentle sound

  4.  
    2006-10-31 12:46:53
     

    Very original Marie!

    A minimalist haiku that feels anything but too short, and a great example of negative space and resonance.

    I'll carry this haiku with me until the winter!

  5.  
    b. m. richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2006-11-02 12:52:01
     

    alan, winter's definitely on it's way



    first white flake
    fails to stick--
    the last red leaf

  6.  
    Terra Martin
    2006-12-31 13:13:42
     

    Marie, the echo of your phrase "less and less" pleases the soul through and through.

  7.  
    b.m.r.
    2009-11-25 22:24:18
     

    dreary autumn dawn
    flocking blackbirds on a wire--
    in the rain

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