Richard George

Rookie (June 1,1965 / Cheltenham, U.K.)

Eclipse: A Haiku Sequence - Poem by Richard George

at first, sunlight changing; then
dusky, or faded,

filter on the lens
encroaching, sky blue into
grey, then grey-lilac,

colours blur, textures,
shadows cast paler, out of
focus, sudden cold

strikes us uneasy,
half moon sun on leaves jangles
crescent reflections,

dragonflies hawk the
gloom, birds on their way homewards,
green murk of low cloud


and back, like a switch,
heavens as dawn six o'clock,
luminous, bleary -

to morning of mornings
and washed-lucid consciousness
reborn we awake

Comments about Eclipse: A Haiku Sequence by Richard George

  • Rajnish Manga (10/7/2015 11:59:00 AM)

    This Haiku sequence paints a wonderful collage on the canvas of nature. A real treat to the reader. Thanks. (Report) Reply

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  • Babatunde Aremu (10/7/2015 9:06:00 AM)

    A good way of appreciating nature! Bravo (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (10/7/2015 5:14:00 AM)

    To morning of mornings; with the muse of nature. Nice work. (Report) Reply

  • (4/30/2014 11:34:00 AM)

    A very nice collection of haiku! (Report) Reply

  • (4/6/2005 6:11:00 PM)

    an adroit effort, no sharp edges, and no soft soap. (Report) Reply

  • (4/6/2005 2:17:00 PM)

    Unbelievable! ! Great imagery, smooth read, i loved it. I can honestly say that I am jealous. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 6, 2005

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