adopted ?
at the river’s origin
I quench my thirst



(originally appeared in Bottle Rockets #34)

9 Responses

  1. MaryJo Says:

    The feeling of resting, content that you are where you began, where you belong. Loved your haiku.

  2. kalaramesh Says:

    Poignant, Susan
    Deep and many layered and I think this ku will stay with me.

  3. chief276 Says:

    As Kala says, many-layered. How many kinds of thirst does this include?
    Bill Kenney

  4. Garry Says:

    Nice one, Susan. Thanks for sharing.

  5. Magyar Says:

    __Susan, your heartful verse stimulated this, this view of Earthy cycles; I thank you Susan. _m

    spring's spill
    its water flows to the seas
    earth's blood

    __That spring, the rivers source, where life of Earth begins.

  6. marykendall Says:

    What a rich and beautiful haiku this is, Susan.

  7. Marilyn Hazelton Says:


  8. Dawn Apanius Says:

    Very nice.

  9. seaviewwarrenpoint Says:

    A fine ku, Susan.


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