Brian Mayo

Gold Star - 12,347 Points (1960)

Before Poetry- Haiku - Poem by Brian Mayo

before poetry
or any living creature,
water crashed on rocks

Topic(s) of this poem: nature, ocean, poetry

Form: Haiku

Comments about Before Poetry- Haiku by Brian Mayo

  • Dimitrios Galanis (1/25/2016 6:56:00 AM)

    Oh yes it's a great poem.Before poetry by its ancient greek meaning even exixting things, since they were not percieved by other rational creatures to give theem a name, we can say they were existing.Existance for whom For the Vaquum? Existance not percieved by mind is still existance? (Report) Reply

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  • Dimitrios Galanis (12/26/2015 3:08:00 AM)

    Oh, yes natural things go their own way, we can not deviate their track. (Report) Reply

  • Simone Inez Harriman (11/23/2015 4:21:00 AM)

    Lovely sharp image as the mind flashes back in time...10 (Report) Reply

  • Pamela Sinicrope (10/26/2015 8:11:00 AM)

    Before Brian SENRYU

    Before Brian Came
    Haikus were mostly the same
    Now there’s more vowels!
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    Brian Mayo (10/26/2015 11:13:00 AM)

    A, E, I, O, U
    and what the heck's a senryu?
    I can't pronounce it.

  • (10/25/2015 5:14:00 PM)

    Wow! awesome haiku, Brian. How miniature is any our activity contrasting the whole life, and the life in face of physical universe. Yet, poetry is joining it all.. even giving a soul! (Report) Reply

  • Paul Brookes (10/24/2015 12:48:00 AM)

    Beautifully expressed and written. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, October 23, 2015

Poem Edited: Friday, October 23, 2015

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