Friday, October 17, 2008

Haiku Friday 10/17/08

Haiku Friday
俳句の金曜日

It's still October.
It's still hard for me to speak.
Minefield calendar.

How much do I share?
How much do I keep private?
Ask me that next week.

The month's page a screen,
failures' anniversaries
one slide show per week.

Each year's show the same
while the viewer keeps changing,
shifting perspectives.

I am becoming.
Then I'll become who I'll be.
For today? I'm me.

19 comments:

  1. is there someone who will tell us when we've become who we're gonna be?

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  2. Wonderful!

    Love your 'Ku, especially the last lines...

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  3. I always like reading your haiku's and really enjoyed this week!

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  4. you stay being you. i like the way you are! nice one this!

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  5. I like the last lines, too. It's something I struggle with, too.

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  6. Brilliant - as always. I love the minefield calendar - it's that the truth - always - in so many ways. From a thousand things to do, to all the memories associated with different dates, some happy, some sad, some just plain devastating.

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  7. I always feel such a sense of myself when I read your haiku. That's poetry there!

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  8. Oh, I love that last part. I need to keep reading that to myself...a reminder to live in the moment.

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  9. 'Minefield calendar' is an exceptional turn of phrase. Really really nice one this week!

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  10. Nice haiku.
    Sometimes it's hard knowing who you want to be.

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  11. I really like "minefield calendar."

    I am so stealing that phrase, although I will give you full credit of course.

    Great haiku!

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  12. Your haiku is always so filled with emotion and warmth. Really lovely. Really.

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  13. I don't know who you think you are becoming - and to that end, we all change, daily - but I love the person you are. You need not change on MY account. Not a bit. I'll take you just as you are, thank you.

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  14. Here's to becoming....we are both on an exciting, yet frightening new path. I can't wait to see what is at the end for us, and yet, I am unsure I want to know.

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  15. You always 'Ku so beautifully. I can certainly understand your struggle for sharing here.

    And I like you just the way you are :)

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