Sonny Rainshine

Haiku: Old Nun - Poem by Sonny Rainshine

The bent old sister,
questions her cloistered life.
Children play beyond the gate.

Comments about Haiku: Old Nun by Sonny Rainshine

  • (1/27/2008 1:15:00 PM)

    Very, very vivid. It contrasts the cloistered life with children at play outside in a very moving way. I also love the contrast between the old woman and the young children. The whole Haiku sets up multiple contrasts.

    Loved the read,

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  • john tiong chunghoo (5/5/2006 9:22:00 AM)

    love yours,

    old nun examines
    her head and wonders
    her life has been as empty
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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 5, 2006

Poem Edited: Thursday, July 22, 2010

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