Glen Kappy

Gold Star - 25,142 Points (June 30,1948 / New York, NY USA)

As I Begin A Morning Walk - Poem by Glen Kappy

from 'While Passing Through'/Summer

It's just cut grass I smell
but even so… even so…
how wonderful!

Topic(s) of this poem: grass , insight, smelling, summer, summer time

Form: Haiku


Comments about As I Begin A Morning Walk by Glen Kappy

  • Daniel Brick (6/29/2017 9:57:00 AM)


    I too enjoy that smell of cut grass but you took the pleasure further by making it a poem, so others - still walking in darkness - will see the humble but sufficient light. What happens next will be their destiny. (Report) Reply

    Glen Kappy Glen Kappy (6/29/2017 4:19:00 PM)

    he, daniel! thanks for reading my poem and commenting. so much beauty in the world! -glen

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  • Seamus O' Brian (6/28/2017 7:53:00 AM)


    Oh, this one made me smile, Glen! One of my favorite smells, and so much of life invested in the memory of that smell! Very nice! (Report) Reply

    Glen Kappy Glen Kappy (6/29/2017 7:27:00 AM)

    cool! glad to make you smile. the world, the universe, is full of the glory of God, yes? -glen

  • Bharati Nayak (6/28/2017 4:27:00 AM)


    Some times a very small things may make our day- -a smile, a pat for something well done, a good gesture- -A piece of an old song- - We automatically associate it with so many lovely things- - A smell of cut grass that go in to our body with breathing may arouse us to the lovely summer morning- - and this small poem just evokes such beautiful feelings. (Report) Reply

    Glen Kappy Glen Kappy (6/28/2017 7:02:00 AM)

    bharati, it's a pleasure to read your response to this poem. so thank you. you have grasped it perfectly(!) hoping you have a good day, glen

  • Geeta Radhakrishna Menon (6/27/2017 12:29:00 PM)


    Glen, you have a wonderful ability to write such short pieces called Haiku!
    With few words you leave the reader to wonder and smell the cut grass.
    Well! i am trying to catch the fragrance!
    Thank you for sharing. God bless!
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    Glen Kappy Glen Kappy (6/27/2017 5:37:00 PM)

    you're welcome! and thank you for reading and commenting. in spring we have a succession of sweet fragrances in the neighborhood i live in. this morning i smelled only cut grass, and it struck me- it too, less sweet and humble though it be- is also a gift, a reminder of the sentient beings we are. -glen

  • Susan Williams (6/26/2017 4:12:00 PM)


    Yes! ! ! There is something so life affirming in the smell of freshly-mowed grass! ! And if it is alfalfa then stand aside because I find it an aphrodisiac and instantly fall in love with the day! (Report) Reply

    Glen Kappy Glen Kappy (6/26/2017 4:36:00 PM)

    glad you relate, susan! as always, thanks for your reading and comments. -glen

  • Jazib Kamalvi (6/23/2017 6:29:00 PM)


    A wonderful olfaction. Thanks (Report) Reply

    Glen Kappy Glen Kappy (6/24/2017 6:44:00 AM)

    You're welcome. In the early morning cool and in the absence of other sweeter fragrances in the air, the smell of cut grass is enough. Thank you for commenting, Jazib. -Glen

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (6/23/2017 12:12:00 PM)


    Wonderful imaginary. Beautiful haiku with deep feeling.Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

    Glen Kappy Glen Kappy (6/23/2017 5:09:00 PM)

    again, you're welcome, and thank you for your affirmation. -glen

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Poem Submitted: Friday, June 23, 2017



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