Glen Kappy

Gold Star - 57,615 Points (June 30,1948 / New York, NY USA)

Answer? - Poem by Glen Kappy

from "While Passing Through"/Spring

Spring wind puffs—branch nods—
just as I was wondering
if earth itself breathes. 

Topic(s) of this poem: earth, spring, wind

Form: Haiku

Comments about Answer? by Glen Kappy

  • Valsa George (5/7/2018 8:11:00 AM)

    When trees and leaves sway in the wind, we feel that the EARTH IS BREATHING! Yes, I too sense this breathing! Beautiful Haiku! (Report)Reply

    Glen Kappy(5/7/2018 6:10:00 PM)

    thank you, valsa. as in this poem i wonder about the life all around us that goes as do the autonomic functions in our bodies but of which we're unaware. and i hope they are there and helping to heal what we people have despoiled. peace. -glen

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  • Smoky Hoss (5/3/2018 2:11:00 PM)

    Indeed it does; thanks for reminding us all. (Report)Reply

    Glen Kappy(5/3/2018 6:56:00 PM)

    hey, smoky! good to hear from you. thanks for reading and commenting. hope this finds you tip top.

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  • Nika Mcguin (4/25/2018 9:37:00 PM)

    A beautiful piece! Just maybe, the answers to our questions are all around us - if only we are open enough to receive them. (Report)Reply

    Glen Kappy(4/26/2018 7:08:00 AM)

    hey, nika! thanks! yes, i think some are. at this stage in my life, the questions seem most important. they lead to wondering and inquiry—and i love learning. the world, including the people on it, are so fascinating! -glen

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  • Rini Shibu (4/19/2018 9:02:00 AM)

    Lovely Haiku..feel the breath of nature (Report)Reply

    Glen Kappy(4/19/2018 5:25:00 PM)

    hi, rini! and thank you! to say a bit more, i was thinking about the autonomic functions of our bodies, including breathing, when i wondered if earth has such functions too, ways to sustain and heal itself that might give us hope for the future. may it be. -glen

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  • Rose Marie Juan-austin (4/19/2018 7:30:00 AM)

    Brevity at its finest.
    A clever observation.Great picture!
    Beautifully crafted haiku.10

    Glen Kappy(4/19/2018 5:22:00 PM)

    thank you, rose marie, and good to meet you here at ph. reading your articulate comments, i look forward to checking out your poems.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 19, 2018

Poem Edited: Tuesday, May 1, 2018

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