Wednesday, April 20, 2011

spadesfou o yirth
lowpin frae a bore  -
sang o the hoddit chiel




shovelsfull of earth
leaping from a hole  -
song of the unseen man

6 comments:

  1. Crescendo, with each shovel thrown.
    __Well seen, John. _m

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  2. And the hole kept getting bigger!

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  3. There I was digging this 'ole - so big an' sort of round it was ...

    A lovely humorous you painted picture John!

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  4. Just wonderful. The first lines set up a mystery that's delightfully solved in the last. And that song, coming from a hole in the ground, sends this soaring.

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  5. There is definitely mystery in this one John. I like it a lot...

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  6. strange and mysterious haiku, John...but resolves it too,

    wishes,
    devika

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