Michael Shepherd

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! Haiku For David - Poem by Michael Shepherd

This autumn evening
my haiku speaks of sadness
yet the bare trees smile

Comments about ! Haiku For David by Michael Shepherd

  • (2/7/2008 6:29:00 PM)

    Japanese irony - a perfect inkbrush study. love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ (Report)Reply

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  • (10/10/2007 11:00:00 AM)

    The rules according to one Grand Master [Western Chapter] say that a haiku should contain a recognition of the season and the time of day, and an implicit paradox which reveals the nature of nature (here, human v. growth cycle...) .
    Now, I've got the ink-block, brush and paper - who brought the wine?

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  • (10/10/2007 10:49:00 AM)

    Counting on your smile
    my senryu expresses thanks
    a branch of poetry?

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, April 15, 2011

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