for a moment of joy or moments no one pays for, i give myself a ‘jornal’. this makes me rich. try it.

no sun

no sun–

in the half-light, searching

for footmarks

July 29, 2010 - Posted by | haiku, poetry | ,


  1. This is a suggestive haiku – like a half-told story. If there is no sun, then where does the light come from? The moon? And why search for footmarks? – of a person or an animal? One almost wishes for a companion haiku…

    Comment by upinvermont | August 8, 2010 | Reply

    • Light for me hardly ever seems visible–unless at dawn or sunset, I can’t find the sun. But when it ascends or descends as a red globe, it looks more like a raging moon. A companion haiku? What about …

      shadow on the grass
      then a clink on the flagstone–
      his escape

      Comment by alee9 | August 8, 2010 | Reply

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