Tuesday, May 10, 2011

My First Haiku

I didn't expect to take up today's Blogathon 2011 theme of haiku because I'm not one to write poetry, let alone haiku, but yesterday I had half an hour to spare waiting to pick up my son in downtown Chicago, so I walked over to Buckingham Fountain, sat on a bench in the mild light of the early spring evening, and took notes on my surroundings. Little did I know that I was preparing to write my first haiku:

The fountain spews.
Its veil of water billows
in the lake breeze.

6 comments:

  1. I'm loving Haiku day! I'm especially drawn to ones like yours that have corresponding pictures. Love it, thanks for sharing!

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  2. I like seeing the pic and reading the words!!

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  3. I never thought I could write haiku, but once started, you somehow want to keep going. You're on a new journey, Annette!

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  4. Thanks for the compliments, everyone! Not sure I will really embark on a haiku journey, Nancy, but it was fun learning about haiku and giving it a try.

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  5. Are you sure that is your first Haiku?

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