snow --
my Father's footprints
smaller than mine

—Fran Masat
        

About the author: Professor Emeritus, Rowan University of New Jersey, 1972-1998. Fran enjoys volunteer work, running, and writing poetry in tropical Key West. Many journals have published his recent work.

email: cfmasat at earthlink.net

Responses to the haiku for 20 December 2006 by Fran Masat

  1.  
    Angelika Wienert
    2006-12-20 08:23:50
     

    i love this third line!



    Angelika

  2.  
    Bill Kenney
    2006-12-20 11:11:19
     

    One of those eloquent moments. Well done.

  3.  
    Judith Ingram (super dot ingram at verizon dot net)
    2006-12-20 15:20:02
     

    So well said. I was very moved.

    Judith

  4.  
    kala ramesh
    2006-12-20 17:21:47
     

    Very telling and resonant Fran
    Thanks!

    - kala

  5.  
    Corneliu Atanasiu
    2006-12-21 06:44:34
     

    mist -
    my shadow wastes
    in the Father's shade

  6.  
    Alan Summers
    2006-12-21 11:46:42
     

    Both a poignant and surprising last line. Very moving.

  7.  
    b. m. richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2006-12-29 14:44:13
     

    winter silence--
    in the soaring vulture's
    outstretched wing tips

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