Treasure Island

Michael Shepherd

(8.4.1929 / Marton, Lancashire)

! ! haiku-ukiah


where tears meet laughter
how elusive is the source
whence a smile melts tears


whence a smile melts tears
how elusive is the source
where tears meet laughter

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[haiku-ukiah is a 'mirror-poem' which offers two ways of attaching thought to image - a difficult verse-form to work with, but 'Japanese' in mood]

Submitted: Sunday, April 19, 2009
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