cherry blossoms
the tug tug tug
of baby's hand


—Roberta Beary
        

A 2006 Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Highly Commended Haiku.

About the author: Roberta Beary's book of poems, The Unworn Necklace, won first prize in the Snapshot Press Haiku Collection Competition and will be published in August, 2007. She lives near Washington, DC with her husband, Frank Stella.

Contact: shortpoems at gmail dot com

 

Responses to the haiku for 25 April 2007 by Roberta Beary

  1.  
    Gosi Zamorska
    2007-04-25 00:25:23
     

    Great! Just a few words, and so much is happening. Movement of falling petals, laughing child, and his/her white-spotted hair. And the second layer, of course. Beautiful haiku.

  2.  
    Rita Odeh
    2007-04-25 02:18:07
     

    A delightful moment, Roberta.

  3.  
    Magyar
    2007-04-25 05:06:03
     

    Roberta,
    _Your words are "tugging" at other senses.
    _M

  4.  
    Amanda De La Smame
    2007-04-25 07:52:31
     

    newborn
    springtime
    blossoms


    Thanks for sharing the warmth...!

  5.  
    Bill Kenney
    2007-04-25 08:07:42
     

    A very rich moment you've given us here, Roberta. I look forward to your book.

  6.  
    kala ramesh
    2007-04-25 09:33:47
     

    Hi Roberta,

    I love your poem.

    -kala

  7.  
    Andrea (andrea dot cecon at gmail dot com)
    2007-04-25 09:55:19
     

    a nicely done poem...

  8.  
    Angelika Wienert
    2007-04-25 10:15:24
     

    today i`m Bill`s echo:
    "A very rich moment you've given us here..."

    best wishes,
    Angelika

  9.  
    2007-04-25 15:53:28
     

    Roberta
    This took my breath away. Thank you.
    Hannah Quinn

  10.  
    Alan Summers
    2007-04-26 03:08:17
     

    Welcome to Tinywords Roberta!

    Glad to see a Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival haiku here!!!

  11.  
    b. m. richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2007-04-27 17:31:14
     

    fiery bougainvillaeas
    even on a dreary day
    hearts bursting

  12.  
    Diana
    2007-05-11 20:23:24
     

    Hi Roberta,
    Thank you for sharing this poem. It is simply beautiful.

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