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again this year
the wind-sown poppies
flower between stones

The Haiku Calendar 2010 (Snapshot Press, 2009)


  1. Yeah.. n that's nature..


    Take care

  2. Is it surprise? Is it sureness? What I do know is ... the sound of the wind which sows. Nice one!

    Best wishes

  3. Thank you both! Yes, surprise, delight, gratitude. It's good to spontaneously feel like that now and again. Sometimes I forget to look and notice.

  4. Beautiful. A great sense of resilience. Hope but never taken for granted. And the first line really emphasises the whole.

  5. Thanks Jem. It's always a delight to be included in a Snapshot Press publication.

  6. Thank you for your lovely feedback.

  7. lovely poem

    We encourage you to submit your writing for the E-Zine

    Blessings - Raquel

  8. Good one! I love the Haiku Calendar!

    all my best,

    Literature Director, 2010 Bath Japanese Festival

  9. Looking forward to more haiku and haibun postings! ;-)

    all my best,

    The With Words International Online Haiku Competition 2010: weblink to competition page


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