row boat—
we float deeper
into dusk

16 Responses

  1. Helen Buckingham Says:

    Lovely and atmospheric. Well done John!

  2. Alan Summers Says:

    Enjoyed this one, and hope to see more of your work on tinywords.

    Alan, With Words

  3. vida Says:

    Beautiful haiku, John!

  4. Alan Summers Says:

    Enjoyed this one, and hope to see more of your work on tinywords.


  5. Frances Ruth Harris Says:

    Dusk is a short-lived real place not to be missed; thank you for reminding me of its treasures.

  6. John McManus Says:

    Thanks so much Ruth, Alan, Vida and Helen! Your comments are all very appreciated.


  7. donnafleischer Says:

    how when to
    let go

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  9. Jane Reichhold Says:

    I liked how you used "we" to include the rowboat as a partner in your experience. A very haiku-like thought. Excellent work! o/ Jane

  10. Gisele LeBlanc Says:

    Absolutely lovely, John!

  11. Alison H. Says:

    A quiet, peaceful moment out on the water. Thanks for the trip!

  12. Hannah Mahoney Says:

    Lovely, John. I like the surprise of <floating> — a moment when you stop rowing and just take in the scene. . . . Very evocative.

  13. martin1223 Says:

    marsh channel
    twilight spreads on the road

  14. bett angel-stawarz Says:

    beautiful and peaceful

  15. Frances Ruth Harris Says:

    Thank you for the depth of floating!

  16. seaviewwarrenpoint Says:

    What a lovely one, John. The narrator is totally at one with the world.

    marion :]

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