Saturday, February 02, 2013

Staff, Walking Stick

(Image Source: http://www.redicecreations.com/)


old man
climbs the hill
on walking sticks

little boy
chases blue cat
holding the staff

a mother's love
child's walking stick
teaching life

king's staff
broken in pieces
loses power

magical faith
parts the red sea
staff of hope


This Haiku is shared with Carpe Diem and the Prompt is Staff, Walking Street.




48 comments:

  1. nice...there is little like a good walking stick...i remember as a child finding our own on hikes...but as adults i have a rather trust one i keep around...also like the inclusion of the parting of the red sea...cool verse...

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  2. i was wondering who'll think of Moses and the sea ^^ it's great how you associated the broken staff with loss of power. and a mother's love as a child's walking stick -- that's brilliant

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  3. Lots food for thought ... thank you, Mr G ...

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  4. ...so many things you bring us with these haikus...i especially like the first one...it gives a rather appealing image out of its brevity...smiles...

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  5. Walking stick...how important...you gave it a btfl way :)

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  6. So much difference in the meaning of Staff/Walking stick. Awesome series Green, I love especially the last one. Very well done.

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  7. Wow, you have thought of so many different walking sticks. I especially liked the last two!

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  8. This is brilliant, Yo have evoked so many different images with staff. Every set is beautiful!

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  9. The many different uses of walking sticks throughout history...beautiful.

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  10. Pride and power of walking sticks culminating in Moses'. Great take GS!

    Hank

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  11. Yes, a wonderful variety here.

    Mother's love is my favorite.

    Cheers!
    JzB

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  12. Wow! With one simple observation, this poem allows a reader to fill in many meanings....Great take, speck!

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  13. Yes, I like those haikus chained.

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  14. I love how you captured the many meanings one can attach to walking stick! Lovely poem.

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  15. Many variations on the walking stick, there. Puts my stick to shame.

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  16. Many different take on the stick I think you have shown it very well.

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  17. It's the monarch's broken staff that pierces my heart so...


    Whacking the Fence

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  18. I had to decide which kind of staff to write about....you solved that dilemma so well.....

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  19. The prompts fit perfectly. Well written, Amrit! :)

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    1. Thanks Misha ... this feels so good :-)

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  21. little boy chasing the cat, now that brought back funny memories...
    Wonderful Haiku set GS:)

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  22. This covers many of the gifts a walking stick can give us. Wonderful! ;-)

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    1. I tried to cover as many as possible :-)

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