amid fallen leaves
a business card
       still doing its job




A version of this haiku was previously published in the Texas 09 Haiku calendar.

It was one of the results of a self-assignment to write a haiku a day for one year.

6 Responses

  1. Dirk van Nouhuys Says:

    Very nice, heavy with the poignant ephemeralness of identity.

  2. Alan Summers Says:

    I really like this. I'm also intrigued about what kind of business card, but that's not necessary to know to find this an excellent haiku.

    Alan, With Words

  3. Janice Campbell Says:

    Alan: Thank you for your comment. The business card still doing its job was for an architect.

  4. Alan Summers Says:

    Hi Janice,

    I love that fact too! ;-)

    Alan, With Words

  5. Janice Campbell Says:

    Dirk: I like what you see in the haiku.

  6. annagrace9 Says:

    oh, this is so clever and so haunting in its imagery. Don't we all see this scene sometime or another! And yet , only you ku-ed it.
    Hi Janice , i am new here and am glad to read your ku.

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