Monday, October 08, 2007

haiku - simple pleasures

white tablecloth –
a single red rose
in a vase.



Simplicity for One Deep Breath

16 comments:

Jo said...

A lovely image conjured.

Krissie said...

I am stunned at the simplicity...sheer beauty and so simple....and the few use of words to describe it. just wonderful...I am learning a lot by reading your work.off to try and get a handle on tankas now..thats my next challenge.

Liza Lee Miller said...

Very nice. Very clean image.

barone said...

I found myself ready to pull out a chair and sit down...crisp as the tablecloth....jodi wildvines.blogspot.com

tumblewords said...

magical - the image is superb

spacedlaw said...

Lovely simple image.

Rae Trigg said...

A beautiful but simple image. I loved it.

Sandy said...

What a lovely image. So simple, so right.

Ron said...

Someone asked why this form (haiku) was so popular. When it is done as well as this, how can it not be? Simple pleasure indeed. Thanks

Crafty Green Poet said...

Thanks for your comments, everyone!

Krissie - thanks indeed! I'm trying to get a handle on tanka too, I love reading them but have never really got into writing them!

Becca said...

Simply elegant and beautiful!

Greggo said...

a very simple and effective use of just a few words to paint such a beautiful image in our minds. well done!

Roswila said...

Beautiful in its simplicity. (I happen to love red roses, so it's an extra lovely simple moment.)

Clare said...

Hi Crafty! Wonderfully fragrant and beautiful!
:)

laura from coconutannies said...

So crisp an image I can smell the rose!! Beautiful!

qualcosa di bello said...

this reminds me of my favorite restaurant, a place i enjoy for the simplicity of atmosphere as well as the food.