Handshake


The year’s first handshake—
two old friends greet each other
on a busy street.

 
Haiku © 2018 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
More Midweek Motif at Poets United: “Poetry About the Body”

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Posted on January 9, 2018, in 5-7-5, haiku, Midweek Motif, Poets United and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 9 Comments.

  1. Lisa at Greenbow

    Nice beginning to an encounter.

  2. I love the story in this piece

  3. nice warmth in the cold month….lovely…

  4. How essential, that bodies still touch, that there is warmth and trust!

  5. A feel-good moment, well-captured.

  6. Lovely. I miss the touch of handshakes, the pleasure in the greeting – folk rarely do this these days…
    Anna :o]

  7. Such a beautiful moment… so poignantly captured.💞

  8. That handshake means so much more than a nod in passing doesn’t it?

  9. I like the sense of formality here among familiar old pals. Almost like they’re being cheeky.

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