Sunday, November 22, 2009

Photo and Poem--Haiku

I have decided to blog some of my poetry. Poetry was my first art--writing my first poem in the first grade. Poetry is also my favorite form of expression. I just love it! If I could jump into a poem, and just live inside it for a while, I would! On this blog, since it is about my photo journey, I am going to write poems inspired by a photo that I have taken. It is going to be in the moment, off the top of my head, just for the fun of it! I am also starting a poetry blog which will include photos; however, on that blog, the poem will come first and then I will find a photo that I think goes with the poem. Anyway, I will post when that blog launches. Today, I am writing a Haiku. Hope you enjoy!



By the lake in Fall

Trees reach their fire to the sky

death enters the world.

4 comments:

  1. Nice Haiku! Nice reflection too.

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  2. A very elegant and poignant haiku.

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  3. I am so envious of people whose minds can think inside of a poem! My aunt has the knack and suddenly in the middle of the night will get up to reach for paper and pen to write down a poem that just "pops" into her head. Wow, I wish I could do that. I used to love poetry, I wonder what happened along the way to make me forget about that love. Believe it or not, I was a big fan of Ogden Nash's silly and some times off-key poems. They used to make me laugh. I will look forward to hearing more poems from you. HAPPY THANKSGIVING to you Lena, Debby

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  4. Lena...I just wanted to thank you for following my photo blog and wanted to comment that I like your approach to photography...very well thought out. Have a great Thanksgiving.

    Dan

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Comments very welcome and appreciated!!