the white flutter
of prayer flags



7 Responses

  1. Bob Redmond Says:

    Nice haiku Jo, understated and powerful too. I like the placement of "white," suggesting surrender and then the last line brings it home

  2. Michael Escoubas Says:

    Congratulations, Jo,
    on a wonderful haiku, so deserving of recognition.
    Michael Escoubas

  3. Jo Balistreri Says:

    Ah, Michael. Thank you for your comment.

  4. Bruce H Feingold Says:

    Very lovely, Jo — apt for the moment and full of hope and acceptance

  5. Jo Balistreri Says:

    Thank you Bruce. appreciate you writing.

  6. Jo Balistreri Says:

    Thank you Bob. Your reading of the haiku is very pleasing.

  7. Marion Clarke Says:

    The three lines build up to an image of a person clinging to hope in these strange and turbulent times. Very effective, Jo.


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