D.C. metro
in the mix of accents
cherry blossoms


19 Responses

  1. Peggy Bilbro Says:

    Very good!

  2. lamartcooper Says:

    Thank you for the read and encouragement – I really appreciate it!

  3. andreacecon Says:

    Moscow metro
    between two stations
    a kiss

  4. lamartcooper Says:

    Hopefully it was a long, pleasant kiss!

    Thanks for the echo :)

  5. Garry Says:

    Paris Metro

    in the hush of rubber wheels

    the silent crowd

  6. lamartcooper Says:

    One day I do hope to get to Paris!

    Love the auditory appeal to your verse!

  7. Alan Summers Says:

    D.C. metro
    in the mix of accents
    cherry blossoms


    Great to have haiku about train systems/stations in various US States :-)

    Good fresh take on trains and blossom.

    Gare du Nord shifting art deco snow

    Alan Summers
    Publication Credit: brass bell: a haiku journal
    One-Line Haiku curated by Zee Zahava (Monday, September 1, 2014)

  8. lamartcooper Says:

    Thanks Alan!

    Currently, the U.S. capital is celebrating the Cherry Blossom Festival – so many people across different cultures come to enjoy the festivities.

    Nice one liner!

  9. Alan Summers Says:

    Hi Lamart,

    yes, I'm giving feedback on two groups where haiku will be submitted to the haiku section competition. :)

  10. Helen Buckingham Says:

    underground train
    the city breathing
    down my neck

    (Mainichi Daily News, 26th Jan '16)

  11. lamartcooper Says:

    Lovely verse!

    This really resonates since it brings back memories of riding the NYC transit!

  12. Helen Buckingham Says:

    Thanks so much, Lamart – but this is your gig…..I love the sense of joy and positivity in yours – we contrast well!

  13. martin1223 Says:

    Nice train poem…I'm a wannabe train nut:

    the Southeastern rail
    across the rounding Thames
    wrinkled moon

  14. martin1223 Says:

    empty station
    above the red puddles
    silhouetted street

  15. pdfrench Says:

    Loved it!

  16. lamartcooper Says:

    Thanks for the positive feedback!

  17. haikuapprentice Says:

    Striking poetry Lamart! Wonderful mix of aural, visual and even scents. Train journeys are a fabulous opportunity for haiku – unfortunately most people are too glued to their smartphones to appreciate where they are and what is around them. Thanks for reminding us to look up and smell the blossoms!


  18. seaviewwarrenpoint Says:

    Lovely, Lamart – cherry blossoms is a delightfully unexpected L3!


  19. hammerandtongs Says:

    Lovely. Cherry blossom season in DC.
    "mix of accents" in DC.
    Polyglot DC.
    After all it is the capital city!

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