Thursday, March 7, 2013

City Park



City Park, Carpe Diem






across the pond
your lonely childhood
in an empty swing


Copyright © 2013 Jennifer Wagner


19 comments:

  1. Wonderful! So glad you joined in :)

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  2. lovely childhood
    in an empty swing...

    very cool haiku...
    nicely spun

    my childhood might have ended up in the pond after flying off that swing...smiles.

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  3. Wow. That had me feeling all melancholy. Fantastic.

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  4. Oh my... this is so melancholy. Nice to see you on Carpe Diem! Enjoy!

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  5. Beautiful and melancholy at the same time. I imagine frogs on those lily pads :)

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  6. Welcome Jennifer at Carpe Diem. I love the way how you were inspired by the photo for this Carpe Diem Imagination and have shared a wonderfully composed haiku.
    Thank you and I hope to see you here again. By the way, I am your host on Carpe Diem

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  7. aloha Poet Laundry - that "empty swing" is a powerful image. i like that. aloha.

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  8. I sensed the melancholy in your words! beautiful haiku!

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  9. Beautiful ... I can feel the emotion :)

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  10. Wow! So much said in this piece. Wonderful!

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  11. So simple. So perfect.

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  12. I really like this.

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  13. wow... it's amazing how in such few words you can stir such emotion! you are a regular ezra pound. seriously, stirring stuff! makes me want to go back in time and give my kid-self a hug! well done!

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  14. Jennifer it is a beautifully sad piece

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  15. I so get it...then I get in and pump my legs til I can reach the stars....I am a forever kid :)

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  16. Nice reflection of times gone by, Jennifer!

    Hank

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  17. Sadly beautiful!

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Thank you for your thoughts!