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April 5, 2006

lyles to the rescue

Filed under: pre-06-2006 — David Giacalone @ 8:48 pm

Woe is me.   I spent a sunny, brisk Spring day, at my

laptop writing about contingency fees.  Even if you had

more fun than that, you get to enjoy five poems from

Peggy Willis Lyles, along with the (re)tired haikuEsq.

 

computer weary

 


watermark

            the way the master’s brush

strokes the wings

 

 

 

 

 

 






dawn light

on white camelias

the fever breaks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 










attic sun

from Grandmother’s gown

a grain of rice

 

 

 

 

a backhoe

stalled in goldenrod–

low sun

 

 

 

 





fishing pole f

 

 

 

 

 

the net

into deep water

clearing sky

 

 

 

 



“attic sun,” “dawn” & “watermark” – To Hear the Rain (2002)

“a backhoe” & “the net” –  Roadrunner Haiku Journal (VI:1, Feb. 2006)

 

 

 



the roof sweeper
stands still…
evening cherry blossoms

 


  Issa,

    translated by David G. Lanoue

                                                                                     see our tribute to the National Cherry Blossom Festival – “cherryBlossomsDC”


                                                                                                                

 

 

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