Thursday, April 14, 2011

A Little Brown Dove


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on the wall a dove preening
a street sweeper passing
--gillena cox

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10 Comments:

Blogger Devika said...

i thought Gillena cox was third line in the haiga :)

th street sweeper seem to catch your attention many times -- the hiaga conveys a kind of meagre life -- yeah at times life is just that,

wishes,
devika

1:20 AM  
Blogger Devika said...

**the street sweeper seem to catch your attention many times (i've read a few haiga/haiku before, thought not sure if its the same person)

And...the "haiga" conveys a kind of meagre life -- yeah at times life is just that,

wishes,
devika

1:24 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

:) ha ha caught you with this 2 line presentation;

yes Devika, in the same way that Issa is absorbed with cherry blossoms in Spring time, and wrote not about one particular tree or flower, so my poem reflects what is happening, here (remember though we do have the 4 seasons);

a lot of times i write relating the sound of the street sweeepers whom i do not see, when they are clearing at dawn,

In this particular haiku; i'm trying to juxtapose two cleaning/beautifing actions, the dove in the act of cleaning its self and A street sweeper who(i can see, its way past dawn, its still early in the morning) is probably returning home after work

glad i sparked your interest

much love...

8:10 AM  
Blogger Devika said...

Nice note, Gillena :)

wishes,
devika

8:15 AM  
Blogger Lorraine said...

with both having their place in our world, I always love what you post

10:50 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Lorraine also glad you dropped by

much love...

9:53 AM  
Blogger Frieda said...

This is calming and beautiful.

1:42 PM  
Blogger Masago said...

Nice

11:53 PM  
Blogger Adelaide said...

Nice contrast between these lines.

Adelaide

9:41 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Frieda, Vaughn, Adelaide thanks for stopping by; much love...

2:50 AM  

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