runaway kite
tip of the string
soiled with blood




(Originally published in Heliosparrow)


4 Responses

  1. kalaramesh Says:

    L3 is stunning.
    Good haiku, Elisa

  2. Elisa Theriana Says:

    This haiku is part of my collaboration rengay with Ron Moss, it’s about death, we wrote it after the sudden passing of my brother.

    Thank you for your comment, Kala 🙏

  3. Marion Clarke Says:

    A highly visual ku that invites the reader to imagine a back story.


  4. Marion Clarke Says:

    So sorry to lesrn that this was based on such a tragic event, Elisa. My sincere condolences.


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