beachcombing —
I fill my pockets
with regret

 


9 Responses

  1. Kath Abela Wilson Says:

    Very beautiful poem Julie!
    I love the last line. Surprising one full of feeling. Very tenderly expressed!

    Love Kath Abela

  2. Garry Eaton Says:

    beach cleaning
    I fill my wheelbarrow
    with regret

  3. Alan Summers Says:

    .
    Wow, powerful!!!

    beachcombing —
    I fill my pockets
    with regret

    —JULIE BLOSS KELSEY

    Reminds me of Ian McEwan's novella "On Chesil Beach" regret of picking pebbles along with other people over the years, and putting them back.

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    beachcombing…
    a periwinkle rotates
    deeper into itself

    Alan Summers
    3Lights Gallery – Promenade: haiku beside the seaside (2008)
    Presentation Curator & Photographer LIAM WILKINSON (April – July 2008)

  4. martin1223 Says:

    Poignant! Thank You.

    wading towards the full moon i forget

  5. Mary Jo Says:

    poignant and beautifully rendered.

  6. Robert Kingston Says:

    Very nice Julie

  7. Lesley Says:

    breathtaking pivot, Julie

  8. jublke Says:

    Thanks, all! ❤️

  9. Sabra Fenske Says:

    Been a while since a tinywords haiku has really knocked the wind out of my sails. This one did it. Glorious!

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