the junkyard crane
grabs another car—
wind-tossed poppies

6 Responses

  1. Alan Summers Says:

    Very evocative.

  2. Merrill Gonzales Says:

    It's a good haiku… it says more than the words… Thanks.

  3. Dave Bonta Says:

    Reading too quickly on Twitter, I first read this as "wind-tossed puppies." Rather changes the meaning.

  4. Alison Says:

    Nice work and contrasts, Tanya. I did have occasion to visit a junkyard this year, retiring our family car, an old Ford Taurus wagon. It was hard to let it go…..but it was time.

  5. Tanya McDonald Says:

    Thanks, everyone, for your comments! I just wrote down what I saw from the train window, so I'm glad it worked on some level.

  6. Woodrat Podcast 21: Dylan Tweney Says:

    […] the junkyard crane… [haiku] […]

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