Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Wednesday Haiku, Week #18: William Sorlien

Autumn Buddha: photo by Jake Barnes




Wednesday Haiku, Week #17





regretful
hanging up her beret
she slips into autumn
William Sorlien










not knowing that
autumn's begun, puppy
Buddha!

Issa
translated by David G. Lanoue






best,
Don

PS Really happy I got through the whole post and didn't mention the other thing. 


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7 comments:

Charles Gramlich said...

Hard to think of slipping into autumn when the summer heat is just starting here.

Issa's Untidy Hut said...

Intended as a brief cool down, Charles!

Don Stabler said...

thank you for your kind comments Don,

at least the haiku might interest you. have a good day

Don Stabler said...

url not accepted for "New Music Enchilada" maybe you can click on the title somehow.

Issa's Untidy Hut said...

I do really enjoy many of the Classical Chinese poets, too, such as you feature ...

Wrick said...

i like the comparison between stages of life and seasons in this ku. there are a lot of ways to take this. cool on that too.

Issa's Untidy Hut said...

Glad you liked, Wrick ...