Three Variations on ‘Old’

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clever old woman
hoarding sugar grain by grain
for her final cup
 
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In the old photo
they never finish drinking
from their tilted flutes.
 
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her silky old hands
caressing the holy book
coaxing forth secrets

 
© 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More Three Word Wednesday: “Clever, Finish, Silky”

Posted on May 22, 2013, in haiku, senryu, Three Word Wednesday and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Final cup… oh, no.

  2. Silky old hands caressing is extremely visual.

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