jornales

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

spark by spark (haiku with image, another tribute to Svetlana’s spirit)


Perennis Amour

autumn sun
dripping on roses
spark by spark

Another tribute to Svetlana Marisova who won first place in the 9th (2011) Shiki Kukai ‘Poets’ Choice’ kigo section. Svetlana passed away at age 21 recently. She’s greatly missed by those who love her haiku. I read them daily at the NaHaiWriMo facebook site where she interacted with most of us who posted along with her.

(The image is a bronze sculpture by Harriet W Frismuth, 1923, given by Mrs. Walter Crawford in 1937 for the Arbor and Trellis of the The Cranford Rose Garden, Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, NY, titled Roses of Yesterday. I’ve taken the caption from a text on the clock face the figure cradles on her left arm.)

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October 23, 2011 - Posted by | haiku, poetry | , , , , , , ,

5 Comments »

  1. Lovely ku, image, and tribute, hermana!

    Comment by Margaret Dornaus | October 30, 2011 | Reply

    • Mil gracias, hermana!

      Comment by alee9 | October 31, 2011 | Reply

  2. I hope you’ll consider sending me something for my memorial post, hermana!

    Comment by Margaret Dornaus | October 31, 2011 | Reply

    • Of course, I am! You’ll have them by tomorrow or the day after. Gracias otra vez, Hermana!.

      Comment by alee9 | October 31, 2011 | Reply

  3. Great! thanks for the share!
    Arron

    Comment by boss office chair | November 5, 2011 | Reply


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