Lorraine Margueritte Gasrel Black

Gold Star - 5,618 Points (July 12,1952 / New York City)

Aurora Borealis Haiku Poem by Lorraine Margueritte Gasrel Black


Dancing Northern Lights

glow painting the evening sky

touch mythic transport



Eskimo legend has it if you sing to and touch the flashes of the Aurora Borealis it will transport you to another dimension or dreamstate to meet ethereal beings.

Submitted: Monday, November 24, 2008
Edited: Tuesday, November 25, 2008

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  • Rookie Irene Clark-hogg (7/31/2009 8:01:00 PM)

    A poem of nature, a true haiku.
    Very nice indeed.
    Irene (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Chuck Audette (6/10/2009 2:47:00 PM)

    Very cool. Thanks for the footnote, too. -chuck (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 34 Points Maia Padua (2/20/2009 5:15:00 AM)

    very nicely chosen words
    pictured the display of lights beautifully..
    on nature's putting on show
    really captivating.....
    10++ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Enrique Souffle (1/2/2009 12:17:00 PM)

    Very nice. More writers should develop their talent with these short Japanese forms. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ocean Soul Haiku (12/6/2008 8:57:00 PM)

    This is lovely... filled with colour and wonder and mystery... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 9 Points Linda Winchell (11/24/2008 10:44:00 AM)

    All one needs to transport themselves to another dimension is the Holy Spirit! I find myself stepping out of my physical body a lot. Better place to be I think? But I do like the idea of touching the Northern lights or just being there to view the beauty.
    Ten for this one Miss Lorraine!
    God Bless, Linda (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 40 Points Indira Babbellapati (11/24/2008 8:53:00 AM)

    how i wish the legend becomes true! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 26 Points Fiona Davidson (11/24/2008 8:50:00 AM)

    For me this is absolutly perfect...thank you (Report) Reply

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