Haiku

just that daffodil

against a sun-bleached wooden fence

and all shall be well

Author: Tom D'Evelyn

Tom D'Evelyn is a private editor and writing tutor in Portland OR and, thanks to the web, across the US and in the UK. His blogs include poemswithoutborders.com He can be reached at tom.develyn@comcast.net. D'Evelyn has a PhD in Comparative Literature from UC Berkeley. Before retiring he held positions at The Christian Science Monitor, Harvard University Press, Boston University and Brown University. He ran a literary agency for ten years, publishing books by Leonard Nathan and Arthur Quinn, among others. Before moving to Portland OR he was managing editor at Single Island Press, Portsmouth NH. He blogs at http://tdevelyn.com and other sites.

1 thought on “Haiku”

  1. It’s unusual for you to add s photo, Tom, but I’m pleased that you did here. The picture adds something: without it I would have imagined the daffodil in flower – subtlely yet importantly different. And without the poem the picture would have conveyed something very different. Interesting how the two complement and expand on each other.

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