Sugar

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bad-news telegram—
into bitter tea she drops
a grain of sugar

 

© 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Posted on February 16, 2013, in haiku, Haiku Friday, Haiku Heights and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 22 Comments.

  1. Sounds like such an olde worlde scenario! Rarely hear of telegrams these days! And that old feeling lends an atmospheric twist to the moment! Lovely!

  2. Oh, telegram and tea work so well together.

  3. Always best to sweeten the bitter. Unless it’s beer, of course.

  4. You chose well, MMT, you chose well!

  5. I can taste it although I don’t like sugar in my tea

  6. I can see her sitting at the kitchen table holding the telegram to her chest, well done MMT

  7. A spoon full of sugar helps the medicine go down…..
    Very descriptive haiku. Thanks for sharing.

  8. beautiful haiku : ) Mine is almost on similar lines . Keep writing 🙂

  9. I’m glad you used ‘telegram, not email’. It transported me to The Sound of Music.

  10. Old world is transported back. 🙂

    Something sugary to soothe the effects of a bad telegram.

  11. When such a message arrives, I am grateful for the few grains of sugar at hand.

  12. definitely a touch of the lace hanky in this one..enjoyed!

  13. I’m not sure that sugar would dilute the bitterness of bad news. but,of course, I like your haiku!

  14. I’m not sure that sugar would dilute the bitter news. but I do like your haiku!

  15. A little bit of sugar can take away the bitterness. Nicely written!!

  16. The unexpected is what makes life bittersweet experience…if only life could be sweetened that easily…

  17. telegram is perfect here.

  18. I love you haiku! The telegram and the tea… I like the imagery.

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