A Wednesday Trio


How could I forget
my dependence on the words
that give life to me?
~~ ~~ ~~
In a secret place
she kept one stick of incense
for emergencies.
~~ ~~ ~~
The bedclothes rumple
beneath my restless body—
old cockroach hotel.

© 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
More Three Word Wednesday: “Dependence, Kept, Rumple”
More We Write Poems: NaPoWriMo #18

Posted on April 18, 2012, in NaPoWriMo, senryu, Three Word Wednesday, We Write Poems. Bookmark the permalink. 13 Comments.

  1. A set of stunners.Must always have incense. The third one reminded me of a 3rd class journey at night on the sleeper train from Malalysia to Bangkok. Really very very good stuff.

  2. Nice work! I especially like the first one.

  3. What interesting haiku you’ve written. You’re very good at these!

  4. daryledelstein

    Old Cockaroach hotel would make me run not just twist the bedcovers

  5. Excellent! I love them all! My favorite is the first one! As without our words we would not be writing.

  6. wow these were tough prompts and your poems are fantastic! I loved the last one, the last line set the scene well

  7. three wonderful written Haikus.

  8. Your haiku are always stellar. Cockroach hotel? Yikes!! (I am enjoying taking the NaPoWriMo journey with you.)

  9. The first is my favorite.

  10. These were all a delight, thoughtful and amusing.

  11. I love that second one!

  12. Very nice set of haiku. I like them all 🙂

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