constant companions—
tarnished spoon, dull butter knife,
my empty blue plate

© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher
More Sensational Haiku Wednesday: “Dull”
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Posted on November 7, 2012, in Haiku My Heart, Recuerda Mi Corazon, senryu, Sensational Haiku Wednesday. Bookmark the permalink. 18 Comments.

  1. what a dull haiku, ha ha!
    love the simplicity!

  2. Fantastic approach to the word ‘dull’ ~ great haiku ~ (A Creative Harbor) ^_^

  3. gives me a sad feeling of loneliness….hope it’s not so…

  4. A definite sadness to that. Nice one.

  5. It’s dull when the plate is empty 😉

  6. Such a graphic definition of poverty, whether it be of the soul or body. Well done!

  7. i love your haiku.
    the feeling of growing old intimately with a few possessions. of knowing and of being known.
    the grace of simplicity and the hope of refilling an empty blue plate.

  8. Lovely haiku – love the imagery. And what Rebecca said!

  9. 🙂 Endless possibilities await your plate

  10. Day in and day out, it really is the simple things.

  11. Sharpen up that knife. Never know when you’ll get a piece of something that needs to be cut.


  12. A feast, your haiku. A feast.

  13. Your haiku conjoured up so many thoughts…many about food…one of my dearst topics!
    I really enjoyed the possibilities!

  14. I hope the plate is empty because you have had a good and simple meal. I am enjoying the blessings of the bare necessities this past week and found your words comforting, if tinged with sadness.

  15. Love the images here…tarnished, empty, empty ~ Superb haiku ~

  16. Your haiku evokes a bold image… love it!!

  17. the beauty of an empty plate is there is lots of room to fill it!

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