the child halts
in the shade of the old elm    
dripping ice pop

—Patricia Kelly

About the author: Patricia has a weblog that contains ruminations and ramblings from retirement including original poetry, scifaiku, and haiku; ideas for working with dreams (e.g. The Tarot) and writing dream-based poems; and actual dream explorations. She can be reached at roswila at gmail dot com.


Responses to the haiku for 10 August 2007 by Patricia Kelly

    Ed Schwellenbach
    2007-08-10 13:37:03

    I love the image of a child and an old elm. I reminds me of my childhood in Beloit Wisconsin. The most stately tree in our yard was an elm that my grandfather planted. Thanks Patricia for memory.

    a child stares into
    the tangles of an old elm
    visiting grandpa

    b. m. richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2007-08-12 20:47:22

    cool scarlet night--
    poinciana during dog days of summer