Sunday, September 25, 2011

The Height of Haiku Challenge - Day 25

Today's Theme : cold

it was not always this way...

image from

cold in september


street lights
reflecting off the wet asphalt -

a city shivers.


the rain falls again
cold needles on my face.

how i missed your warm hands.


alone at the bus stop
only the streetlights, my friends.

the bus, late again...


© cheong lee san ( dsnake1 ), 2011


Nanka said...

Beautiful words and thoughts in the Haiku!! The third one is what we experience most often!! :)

The Cello Strings said...

each one is unique and incredible.

dsnake1 said...


thanks! yeah, that's why sometimes i dread doing the night shift, the bus service is a bit unpredictable. :)

Cello Strings,

thank you! each one is about coldness, whether from the rain or within the heart.

Judith Westerfield said...

"A city shivers" my favority line

I particularly like how all the haikus relate both to the animate and inanimate. Very nice.

dsnake1 said...

Thank you, Judith!
when i am writing this work, i must be having my other blog, urban poems, in mind. :)

Morning said...

the imagery is cold,
but your talent is gold.

well done.

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

The late bus...ah, such a poignant image!

Seed-Feathers and Wayside Pool

dsnake1 said...


thank you, you're so kind. :)



andy sewina said...

Thank god for the streetlights!

dsnake1 said...

you're absolutely right there, andy. :)

ketnamor journee said...

i lov your work.. i am new here (really) anywho i am looking forward to your new thoughts =]

dsnake1 said...

hi ketnamor, thank you! and welcome to blogging. you may really like it a lot. :)