Creative Writing and unfinished business…
August 25, 2014 § 8 Comments
the child’s tears
onto her dinner plate
Image courtesy Julian Newman
Tagged: haiku, poetry, tears of a child
Forced to eat? Or something deeper? This evoked a few unsettling memories, Rachael.
I don’t know, Chris. I just wanted to capture the idea, leaving the interpretation totally open. I felt a sense of poignancy and helplessness coming through as I wrote it.
This is definitely a poem that could inspire a story. As Chris pointed out, it leaves the reader wondering. Definitely an unsettling piece.
Yes it could inspire a longer piece – I can see that now. I wanted to capture a simple moment. I have a vision now of a very clean child and an empty plate, feeling alone and unloved. Not a happy haiku 😦
So sad 😦 I can feel this one!
Thank you Lorrie. You are such a sensitive person ❤
So very touching…
Thank you, Laine. There is something about a child’s tears…
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