Haiku Heights

There be cheers and shouts
resounding from the drawbridge—
good Queen Bess draws near.

© 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
More September Heights: “Drawbridge”

Posted on September 1, 2012, in Haiku Heights, senryu, September Heights. Bookmark the permalink. 17 Comments.

  1. I can hear the cheers 🙂

  2. welcoming Queen…good one!

  3. Oh very nice! Like the simple power of your words

  4. I, also, hear the cheers and feel the excitement.

  5. I can hear the cheer.. 🙂 Loved it..

    Someone is Special

  6. I am loving how we all approach this in our own ways, much fun to be had

  7. Great first line! And a surprising haiku. I like it!

  8. Yes, I picture her on a horse with outriders and flags and the people waving and throwing their hats in the air 🙂

  9. Suddenly, I see awhole scene unfolding before me. WOW!

  10. i liked it .. Amazing haiku ..

  11. Did this happen when the queen was parachuting in?!

  12. awesome haiku … welcoming the Queen …

  13. This is great. I love the wording.

  14. I don’t think I could use “drawbridge” in a senryu, so I salute you!

  15. “hear hear! – the Queen is near!” 😀

  16. Ah Queen Bess… her memory echoes on the drawbridge.

  17. Wonderful use of the prompt. Lower the bridge and welcome the queen in!

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