the corner beggar
his blue eyes
like my father's
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Chinese Translation (Simplified)
Barbara Sabol is the author of Solitary Spin and two chapbooks, Original Ruse and The Distance Between Blues. Her poems have most recently appeared in Chrysanthemum, Presence, Frogpond, The Comstock Review and in a number of journals and anthologies. Barbara was awarded an Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council and the Mary Jean Irion Poetry Prize. She reviews poetry books as guest contributor for the blog, Poetry Matters. Barbara lives in Akron, OH.
This middle-of-the-story haiku is tightly structured with an emotional undercurrent, and L2 effectively carries emotional and symbolic significance.ReplyDelete
What's left unsaid is at least as potent as what's said.
What a wonderful poem, so powerful and visual.ReplyDelete
What a visual poem,it is wonderful! A few words paint a huge picture!ReplyDelete