Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Eric Burke and Pat Nelson: Wednesday Haiku #41

Wednesday Haiku, #40 

Our children:
we cannot escape
political poems

        Eric Burke

Photo by smallwon

snow mound
the sparrow widens its stance
against the wind

                 Pat Nelson

Photo by Jimmy Palma Gil

introducing their children
to society...
strutting sparrows
translated by David G. Lanoue


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Anonymous said...

Nice selections, and I really like the way the first poem leads us (well, leads me, anyway) to read the next two as political poems also.
- Mark

Issa's Untidy Hut said...

It's amazing how that happens. Thanks once again for the close reading, Mark.