Saturday, February 2, 2008

Two Haiku 2008: ancient fountain; clear tidepool...

ancient fountain
into which now falls only
its weight of winters

DW Bender
Haiku, February 1, 2008

clear shallows—
gulf weed floats over
its shadows

DW Bender
New Year/Winter Haiku, February 1, 2008
*gulfweed/sargassum - a New Year kigo

I want to remember this poem, "A Measuring Worm," by Richard Wilbur, published in The New Yorker.

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