Michael Shepherd

Rookie (8.4.1929 / Marton, Lancashire)

Northern haiku Poem by Michael Shepherd


In the April wind, white cherry blossom;

On the ground, snowflakes.

Submitted: Friday, April 08, 2005

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Comments about this poem (Northern haiku by Michael Shepherd )

  • Gold Star - 13,881 Points * Sunprincess * (4/30/2014 10:29:00 AM)

    .............beautiful...you guys make writing haikus look so easy...enjoyed.. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 37 Points Colleen Courtney (4/29/2014 1:47:00 PM)

    This one is beautiful. Nice imagery! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Michael Shepherd (4/8/2005 12:57:00 PM)

    Kenneth, yes, an improvement.
    I got the idea from Lenchen's weather report today...
    Yes, the 'rule' of leaving it to the reader to link two independent statements does stimulate the visual imagination? (Report) Reply

  • Rookie kenneth william snow (4/8/2005 11:36:00 AM)

    Michael,
    A suggestion...if I may

    white cherry blossom
    rides on April winds
    snowflakes on the ground

    Either way there is a beautiful image portrayed. Great haiku!
    Kenneth (Report) Reply

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