a haiku

these leaves
drifting, falling, carried off
where will we land?


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a haiku poem for autumn haiku 2008


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35 comments:

  1. The leaves will land all over my lawn : ) and I will have to rake them up! They are so pretty though, aren't they? You just gotta LOVE them!

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  2. Nice one! sometime we all feel like leaves wondering where we will land.

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  3. beautiful! wouldn't it sound better: "where would they land?" instead of "we"? just a thought!

    Enjoy your weekend!

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  4. I like the thoughtfulness of this and its Issa-like spirit.

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  5. thanks for the comment, rebeckah. :)

    indeed. pretty, but does sound like quite a lot of work. :O

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  6. thanks for the comment, art and poetry. :)

    indeed. i do wonder where i'll land.

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  7. thanks for the comment, heidi alfonzo. :)

    indeed. i switched the they with we to try to make it more introspective. :)

    hope you had a great weekend. :)

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  8. thanks for the comment, polona. :)

    am glad you liked it. :)

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  9. thanks for the comment, bill. :)

    and thanks for the kind words. :)

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  10. we will land wherever our winds take us :)

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  11. Love this Kouji! So reflective of our own lives.

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  12. thanks for the comment, jeanie. :)

    indeed. unless the wind takes us somewhere we don't want to be. :O

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  13. thanks for the comment, spacedlaw. :)

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  14. thanks for the comment, wayfaring wanderer. :)

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  15. thanks for the comment, janice thomson. :)

    am glad you like it. :)

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  16. thanks for the comment, honey mommy. :)

    so do i. :)

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  17. You really love autumn! :) Me too!

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  18. really, images and poems of autumn are more on sad realities.

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  19. reminds me of this election here in the us.where will we land.

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  20. hi, kouji. this is the second time i've visited your blog but it's just now that i've had time to spend time on it. this is amazing work! and looking at your sidebar, you're doing a lot of good with this blog! congrats and keep up the great work for your causes.

    much love from the shelter animals. thank you ha. :)

    -sherwin

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  21. thanks for the comment, gem. :)

    i've never experienced autumn, but it does seem rather lovely, with all the different colored foliage. :)

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  22. thanks for the comment, estan. :)

    indeed. perhaps it's because winter is fast approaching.

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  23. thanks for the comment, borut. :)

    landing problem indeed. :)

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  24. thanks for the comment, steven wilson. :)

    true. wherever you land come november, i hope it will be a soft landing, followed by launch.

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  25. thanks for the comment, sherwin. :)

    and good luck to the shelter animals as well. will see if i can donate a little once i find work.

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  26. Agree! Autumn is lovely. I'm content to seeing other people playing with the bed of autumn leaves.

    I really hope I'd get that experience.

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  27. No place to settle down...?
    Shiki wrote this:

    A dog sleeping
    at the door of an empty house,
    leaves of the willow-trees scattering

    (tr. by Blyth)

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  28. First of all I remember Apollo 13:

    Houston --
    We have
    a problem!

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  29. thanks for the comment, gem. :)

    indeed. i wonder when i'll experience that as well.

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  30. thanks for the comments, tikkis. :)

    does remind me of apollo 13 as well. :)

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