15 May 2010

magpie haiku



heart pounding wildly
he poles past my father’s men
me hidden on board

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Shout out to Magpie Tales for the picture prompt. 

10 comments:

Brian Miller said...

ooo...eloping or just escaping what has come before...i like it. nice magpie.

Helen said...

This photo prompt was just perfectly suited for a haiku ..... yours is wonderful!

lucychili said...

wishing them luck =)

Suz said...

Pretty nice haiku
and i like that they get away!

joanny said...

Love the Haiku and the Blue Willow tale of the two lovers hiding on the boat.
Beautifully done!

Joanny

willow said...

Wonderful haiku. You really captured the angst of the moment!

Tumblewords: said...

The fable in three lines - wonderful!

transparentnow? said...

escaping into love.... nice one.

Jingle said...

beautiful Haiku!

brenda said...

Thanks all for your comments. I loved this prompt. I found several versions of the Blue Willow Legend online, and read them. This flowed forth afterward.