in mid-air
his coin catches
the last sunbeam

—Ana Cadarin
        

About the author: Ana Cadarin is the pen name of Dana-Maria Onica, an eye doctor in Petrosani, Romania.

"I'm married and have a son. My interest in Japan poetry began when I read Sei Shonagon -- The Pillow Book, two years ago. Since then I'm a pilgrim on the haiku path. My visiting-card. Many of my poems have appeared in Temps libres (free times)."

Ana Cadarin: anacadarin at yahoo dot fr

 

Responses to the haiku for 11 July 2007 by Ana Cadarin

  1.  
    brett brady
    2007-07-11 03:11:49
     

    this is wonderful!

  2.  
    DarkMr
    2007-07-11 05:22:59
     

    Ana, who knew the flip of a coin could inspire such brilliance of sight and thought; not i.

  3.  
    Mixx
    2007-07-11 06:21:11
     

    brilliant
    flash of inspiration
    priceless

  4.  
    Andrea (andrea dot cecon at gmail dot com)
    2007-07-11 11:17:54
     

    Brilliant!
    A very nice ku!

  5.  
    ed markowski
    2007-07-11 11:28:06
     

    good one, damned good one.


    hidden coin trick
    another dollar flutters
    into his hat

  6.  
    Felica Sah
    2007-07-11 12:34:39
     

    Just had to say that this one is very good. Indeed, very good!

  7.  
    Dana-Maria Onica
    2007-07-11 12:38:44
     

    * Brett - thank you very much.

    * DarkMr - we will never know what the flip of a coin could bring us...

    * Mixx - thank you for your generous words.

    * Andrea - a deep bow to you.

    * Ed - thank you so much for your poem. And for the comment, of course :)

    * Felica - thank you very much.

  8.  
    Majo Leavick
    2007-07-11 15:11:09
     

    It's definitely a great haiku!

  9.  
    Hannah Quinn
    2007-07-11 16:33:59
     

    Your haiku really 'caught my eye'. Well done and thank you for the moment.

  10.  
    Ross CLARK
    2007-07-11 17:48:14
     

    Thank you for this one.

    one yen thrown into
    the wishing spring but the moon
    is still in the sky

  11.  
    martin
    2007-07-11 22:54:41
     

    July sun shower
    the gravel darkens around the daisy

  12.  
    Dana-Maria Onica
    2007-07-11 22:59:43
     

    * Majo - this is very kind of you, thank you.

    * Hannah - thank you for your sensitive reading and for your beautiful words.

    * Ross - oh! I am honoured; I know so much about you! Thank you for your poem.

  13.  
    kala ramesh
    2007-07-12 00:39:56
     

    Hi Dana-Maria,

    Great work and I enjoyed it thoroughly!

    _kala

  14.  
    Jennifer
    2007-07-12 10:24:32
     

    I really like this one . . . A distinct and unique image--good job!

  15.  
    Dana-Maria Onica
    2007-07-12 13:05:23
     

    * Martin - thanks for visiting my blog and for the beautiful poems you left there.

    * Hi, Kala. What a lovely coincidence: two days ago I was listening a splendid Indian music and I was thinking of you. Thank you very much for your kindness.

    * Jennifer - I am glad you like my poem. Thank you for the encouragement.

  16.  
    b. m. richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2007-07-15 06:11:38
     

    ana, i find myself looking upwards. your ku says so much, yet leaves so much to be said...

    -

    wind's melody
    through the pines--
    last light ascends

  17.  
    Bill Kenney
    2007-07-17 21:41:42
     

    Just catching up with this. A brilliant effort by a poet of great and generous spirit.

  18.  
    Dana-Maria Onica
    2007-07-18 02:34:41
     

    * B.M.Richardson - Thank you very much for your poem and for your comment which confirms me that my words accomplished their goal.

    * Bill - you already know that I value very much your opinion but this time I am really overwhelmed...
    Thank you.

  19.  
    vinit (monkeymetagalaxy at yahoo dot co dot in)
    2007-07-25 02:44:24
     

    so brilliant.....i feel so humbled...you should keep writing..im sure you'll get the nobel prize one day

  20.  
    Dana-Maria Onica
    2007-07-25 05:25:51
     

    Dear Vinit, it is my turn to feel humble, reading your comment. Concerning the Noble Prize, I do not see any danger...:)))

    Thank you very much.

  21.  
    kim
    2007-08-22 15:00:19
     

    I questioned myself "why does this haiku have 20 responses>?" I had to check it out....now i'm 21!
    smile.

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