Poetry on adrenaline
13 Apr 2012 15 Comments
in Haiku/Senryu/17 Syllables, Poetry, Word Prompt
Tags: Poetry, warmth
Sitting next to you
Feel the need to hold your hand
Fingers clasp for warmth
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Apr 13, 2012 @ 12:15:49
Do I know this couple? What a sweet photo – and sweet poem.
Apr 13, 2012 @ 13:29:56
Nope, I don’t know them either–just a couple getting their wedding pictures taken in the park. Thanks :)
Apr 13, 2012 @ 16:18:38
A sensitive, romantic description!
Apr 13, 2012 @ 16:20:58
Aw, thank you! :)
Apr 13, 2012 @ 21:26:07
I’ve stumbled upon weddings in several places in the world (most notably in New Zealand and Mexico), and started snapping photos, and no one ever shooed me away. I think newlyweds and their families are so generous with their love that it never occurs to them that even uninvited guests could be unwelcome!
“The Warmth of Your Breath”
Apr 14, 2012 @ 01:17:59
Yes–I tried not to be too invasive, but there was certainly a contagious happiness that I felt needed to be captured (or at least attempted to capture). And I do recall your haibun about the wedding in Mexico; it was one of my favorites. :D
Apr 14, 2012 @ 13:33:14
Is this in China?! I’m homesick…great poem! :)
Apr 15, 2012 @ 00:30:52
It is! Oh no :( Thanks, though :)
Apr 15, 2012 @ 14:26:54
Don’t worry. It was a pleasant kind of homesickness. :)
Apr 15, 2012 @ 14:44:37
A pleasant kind of homesickness…do tell! Hmm… the closest thing I can think of is nostalgia :)
Apr 19, 2012 @ 15:52:19
Nostalgia. There ya go! Homesickness is not pleasant. :)
Apr 15, 2012 @ 16:30:39
I like the blushing for warmth ~
Apr 16, 2012 @ 02:37:04
Thank you! Blushing is such an interesting phenomenon :)
Apr 20, 2012 @ 00:37:37
What a warm and beautiful haiku.. yes, it happens..
Apr 20, 2012 @ 02:14:56
You sound like you have a story you thought of–I would love to hear it! :)
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