Monday, June 28, 2010

Haiku

A Change of Significance

I

A rouge wave breaks over
barnacle laden  rocks, retreats
leaving veils of white foam.

II

If rogue instead of rouge
a wave with a ravenous reach
will breach a boundary.

Linda Watskin 2010




 

8 comments:

  1. I like this. Just a clarifying question, because I'm not sure whether the "rouge" was intentional: is it meant to be "rogue?"

    I live in a place with many barnacle laden rocks. Beautiful, isn't it?

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  2. Very nicely expressed!

    http://inthecornerofmyeye.blogspot.com/2010/06/six-english-haiku.html

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  3. music to my ears, visual celebration to my eyes

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  4. It is a rouge wave not a rogue wave. Sometimes when the sun is going down the color of a wave almost takes on a reddish tint.

    Linda

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  5. Sunset over the sea - you paint it well.

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  6. Beautiful and so well written. There's nothing I like to do more than gaze at the ocean, especially at sunset.

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  7. The "veils of white foam" is a nice image. Sunset can improve almost any scene!

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  8. I've been thinking- ever since I read the first comment about small changes-- thus the second haiku

    Linda Frances

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