Sunday, November 05, 2006

first frost
anoraked children
with no hands


Blogger sangeet said...


8:38 pm  
Blogger Alan Summers said...


The last line is great, because for a moment I feared the worst (frostbite) but they are just keeping their hands warm.

It reminds me of two other haiku:

snow flurry
a child thrusts his anorak
into it

Alan Summers
Simply Haiku: September 2003, Vol. 1, No. 3
Simply Haiku

A boy.
He's hiding winter
in his pockets.

Alojz Jembrih
100 Hrvatskih Haiku
100 Croatian Haiku
isbn 953-6837-06-4

12:48 pm  

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