Friday, July 22, 2011

Spliced In Day 22

During the month of July There will be featured here at Lunch Break haiku related essays; original copyright remains with the websites and to their respective writers.

Spliced In - Day 22

...In an interview with Roseliep published in 1979 Sister Mary Thomas Eulberg asked him about how a priest could be writing such evocative, sometimes erotic, love poetry. “To talk about that,” Roseliep said, “I should return for a moment to that Catholic-poetry period of mine, and I can briefly tell you how it was inevitable that I needed a fresh theme. In those early days I was writing about the Mass, the sacraments, parish experiences, religious encounters of all dimensions in people, nature, anywhere.” He added:...

nor lover’s breath
disturb my candle

Read the essay The Love Haiku of Raymond Roseliep by Randy Brooks


Devika Jyothi said...

haha...lovely haiga and note :)

in fact it reminds -- i once was required to write a love letter for a group of girls in my hostel while i was working -- they had some competition in college and wanted me to do...i wrote 4 some others wrote 3-4 and one of mine got the first prize...and the girls returned it to me:

i remember i wrote on it and sent it to the warden:

"Prize winning loveletter
addressee not known!

haha -- that night was superb celebration :)


Devika Jyothi said...

aside the naughty memories -- his response haiga is so fine, so nice....i need to read the essay later; -- the haiku literature folder is growing...thanks mostly to you; Melissa too :)


Devika Jyothi said...

response haiku i meant :)


Lorraine said...

it's given to the world the second it's thought off...Ithink, I love it lol

Gillena Cox said...

Devika you gave me quite a chuckle with that one, Ah; looking back in years with laughter; everyone needs this

Lorraine glad you stopped by

much love...