Haiku 529

Posted: under Daily Haiku, Kelly's Haiku.
Tags: , , , , , , , June 13th, 2010

by Kelly

by Kelly

trampled peonies —

he’s not who he thought he’d be

approaching 40



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3 Comments »

  • 1

    This is so poignant, Kelly. Wonderful haiku.

    Comment by Alison — June 13, 2010 @ 5:42 am

  • 2

    i feltt a wee bit sad on reading ‘trampled ‘ peonies :(

    Comment by Gillena Cox — June 13, 2010 @ 8:42 am

  • 3

    Thanks, ladies. I was going for an aura of sadness — the idea that you haven’t lived up to your dreams for yourself does make one a bit sad. I’m glad the image of trampled peonies conveyed my idea.

    Comment by Kelly — June 14, 2010 @ 6:31 pm

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