in the depression
of a sunken tombstone
unmelted snow


—Charles Trumbull
        

About the author: Charles Trumbull is an editor for Encyclopaedia Britannica and lives in Evanston, Illinois. He has been writing haiku since 1991. He was editor (1996-2002) of the Haiku Society of America Newsletter, president of the HSA in 2004 and 2005, and an organizer of the Haiku North America 1999 conference. He is currently editor of Modern Haiku and proprietor of Deep North Press, a publisher of haiku books.

No Web page yet; e-mail: trumbullc at comcast dot net

Responses to the haiku for 27 February 2007 by Charles Trumbull

  1.  
    electraglide
    2007-02-27 02:42:34
     

    concrete
    goldfish
    bowl - anon

    my Japanese friends often get cross with my literary word-play over vision - 'let your ku speak for itself' they rant :)

  2.  
    Alan Summers
    2007-02-27 09:52:13
     

    A fine cemetery haiku Charles, brrrr!

  3.  
    2007-02-27 10:10:51
     

    This really evokes a mood, for sure. Good ku, IMHO.

  4.  
    2007-02-27 11:53:02
     

    Keenly observed detail, moving image.

    Thank you
    Charles!

  5.  
    judith ingram (super dot ingram at verizon dot net)
    2007-02-27 13:21:02
     

    Good one, Charles.


    Snow
    on the graves;
    the bones don't
    know

  6.  
    laryalee
    2007-02-27 20:07:43
     

    This chill goes deep...
    a memorable moment!

  7.  
    2007-02-28 14:11:07
     

    Geeze man...this is very dark and moody. Stay away from knives and loaded guns fo awhile. Powerful haiku. Good job, Charlie.

  8.  
    b. m. richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2007-03-02 19:54:34
     

    this yellow daffodil
    near the headstone--
    where the green
    meets the brown

  9.  
    Izzy
    2008-01-23 07:38:25
     

    I love this...I think it's great at evoking emotion and grace.

  10.  
    Vasile Moldovan
    2009-01-12 05:48:07
     

    icy flowers
    on her tombstone,
    nothing else

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