Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Dream Boat




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a paper sailor
folds up old dreams of the sea
in yesterday's news

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Today's prompt at HAIKU HEIGHTS is 'paper boat.'  







20 comments:

  1. I like this too - a wistful and original take on the prompt.

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  2. I love this! ... don't be offended but I thought there would be a photo and recipe for fish and chips ... in that newspaper ...

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    1. Ha! That is really funny! One of the things I love about poetry. It can often be read in so many ways!

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  3. 'Old dreams of the sea' I love this line; sends me to the pages of sea adventure books.

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  4. A great imagery ... loved this one !!!

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  5. "a paper sailor", you have played wonderfuly with words, very original take on the prompt.
    :)

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  6. I read this many times ... it's so poignant!

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  7. I totally love all the layers of paper and boat and yesterday and retirement.

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  8. How original. Great take on the prompt

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  9. I like the folding of old dreams in yesterday's news ~ Good one ~

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  10. Bravo, excellent Haiku!
    You bring words alive in five,seven,and five.
    I could see it, feel it, and indeed live in that moment.

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  11. Barbara, you are rocking these haikus! I like the folding of old dreams in yesterday's news too. Great wordplay and creative. :-)

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