abstract watercolor painting with blue and sand colors, and the text of the haiku "all the plans..."

all the plans
we thought we had
sandcastles

4 Responses

  1. Alan Summers Says:

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    all the plans
    we thought we had
    sandcastles

    —BARBARA KAUFMANN

    There is something so poignant and symbolic of sandcastles which takes us to a carefree Summer long lost.

    Wonderful work!

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    imaginary sandcastles
    taking a turn with the tide
    someone like me

    Alan Summers
    Publication credit: Sublunary Review (August 2020) ed. Ruslan Garrey

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    photos in sepia

    my parents regain

    their sandcastle

    Alan Summers
    brass bell: a haiku journal ed. Zee Zahava
    part of the family haiku series (November 2017)

  2. Peggy Hale Bilbro Says:

    So poignant. Thank you Barbara.

  3. agnesevasavich Says:

    This is 2020 in a nutshell, isn't it.

  4. parishaiku Says:

    Perfect . . . it spoke to me of growing older and reflecting on my past; this is as universal a feeling as there exists . . . well-done. <3

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