scissors stop -
we talk of war
in her homeland

—Mike Montreuil

About the author: Mike Montreuil lives in Ottawa, Canada. He can be found, with his son, at one of the local hockey rinks or at a mall chasing the boys away from his daughter. He may be contacted at mikemontreuil at sympatico dot ca.

Responses to the haiku for 12 September 2006 by Mike Montreuil

    2006-09-12 09:55:02

    I wish good haiku like this could just make one less person die in a war.

    I look forward to more haiku from you.

    Angelika Wienert
    2006-09-12 12:13:09

    this haiku has poetic power!

    Stanford M. Forrester (bottlerockets_99 at yahoo dot com)
    2006-09-12 12:48:04

    wonderful senryu Mike. It has an old country feel to it, that at least is how I read it....wonderful.

    Judi Van Gorder
    2006-09-12 13:44:16

    It's in the little moments life happens.

    b. m. richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2006-09-12 16:02:32

    the silence-
    half-filled steins
    mirror his life

    Mike Montreuil
    2006-09-13 05:06:10

    Thanks all: The woman who cuts my hair left Lebanon during the civil war in the eighties. It pained her a lot this July when the bombing started again.


    2009-09-30 03:50:53

    white wisp of steam
    up from the broken cup--
    day begins