I know we commenters are often very effusive in our praises, but I gotta tell you - I think this is the most beautifully moving and sensitive haiku ever!
There was something about those 3 words, maybe because it's fall in my hemisphere, that reminded me of leaves and trees and lost love.Beautiful poem. You are a talented writer.
I love that tear like autumn leaves.
Such a lot can be felt from so little words.
So short and yet so evocative. Everything is finite. Everything changes.
Sensitive, and sentimental. But NOT sentimental 'twee', sentimental heartfelt.
Fine, fine work here--very moving, beautifully sad. The closing simile is absolutely perfect.
The poem conveys its sadness very well. "Tears like autumn leaves" is a wonderful line, especially for this time of year!
Cold..lonely..harsh..words like a bare tree..( in a beautiful way) Jae
My kind of writing. I like this.
And a cold winter approaches, I fear.
How very sad. In the end it feels as inevitable as our seasons.
Was never good at writing haikus or senryus for that matter ...but this one made me pause and think and sent an "autumny" lump down my throat :)
This piece is so touching and sad! I can't believe you've fallen from grace. It seems impossible given your sensitivity.
Shown the door'......Not original, but in the concept of this poem it has a real ring of finality.
We always miss what we do not have, and mourn what we've lost. Odd, if we've not had it, how do we know we should miss it?I like this one, yes.Thank you.
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