hard times
the bird bath freezes over
before sundown

 

5 Responses

  1. David Gross Says:

    I'm right there, good poem.

  2. Guy Stephenson Says:

    That is excellent.

  3. Alexa Selph Says:

    Thanks for your comments, guys! When I wrote this sometime last year, little did I know how hard "hard times" could be!

  4. Alan Summers Says:

    Yes, hard times!

    We are not through one pandemic (coronavirus) when we will receive another pandemic later this year (swine flu) coming back again.

    hard times
    the bird bath freezes over
    before sundown
    —ALEXA SELPH

    .

    freeze-dried tea
    so much curiosity over
    the moons of Mars

    Alan Summers
    brass bell: a haiku journal Tea Haiku / Haiku Tea issue November 2014

  5. martin1223 Says:

    lake crossing
    dusk lingers in the ice

    tinywords | 21 February 2008

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