Paul Eluard

(14 December 1895 – 18 November 1952 / Saint Denis / Paris)

Five Haiku - Poem by Paul Eluard

The wind
Undecided
Rolls a cigarette of air

The mute girl talks:
It is art's imperfection.
This impenetrable speech.

The motor car is truly launched:
Four martyrs' heads
Roll under the wheels.

Ah! a thousand flames, a fire,
The light, a shadow!
The sun is following me.

A feather gives to a hat
A touch of lightness:
The chimney smokes.


Comments about Five Haiku by Paul Eluard

  • Gold Star - 14,297 Points * Sunprincess * (4/29/2014 3:15:00 PM)

    ..........a wonderful collection of haiku's...enjoyed.. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 37 Points Colleen Courtney (4/29/2014 8:41:00 AM)

    Very nicely done! Love haikis! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,681 Points Herbert Guitang (4/27/2014 4:05:00 AM)

    A feather gives to a hat
    A touch of lightness:
    The chimney smokes.

    Hats off
    Thumbs up (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 14,297 Points * Sunprincess * (3/9/2014 8:31:00 PM)

    ......enjoyed....an interesting collection... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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