Everett F. Briggs

(Monongah, West Virginia)

Haiku


Little brother, long-gone ­
the river water is cold,
this summer afternoon

Osana-kimi yuki-te tsumetaki natsu-no kawa

Submitted: Thursday, January 02, 2003

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  • Gold Star - 10,463 Points * Sunprincess * (4/30/2014 4:29:00 PM)

    ............the river seems to be cold most of the time....i can feel you miss your brother in this write....you penned a wonderful haiku in his honor... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 37 Points Colleen Courtney (4/30/2014 12:54:00 PM)

    I find this little haiku incredibly sad but nicely written. (Report) Reply

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