Beanery Online Literary Magazine

January 31, 2012

A Haiku Poem: Jean Isobel Myers

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BEANERY ONLINE LITERARY MAGAZINE

A HAIKU  POEM      

Jean Isobel Myers

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Ahoy all writers

Let’s set sail, “swinging the lamps”

Steady as she goes…

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August 20, 2009

Dropping the Stick

BEANERY ONLINE LITERARY MAGAZINE

DROPPING THE STICK

Joe F. Stierheim
   

      What causes a shift in one’s life, a shift of awareness, a new level of knowing? Is it dramatic, profound, intense and of great significance, or is it sometimes something that is simple and relatively insignificant?
        “I wrote a poem—a haiku,” Tim Krupar, a friend of mine, said. He was obviously very proud of it. “Want to hear it?” he asked. I nodded and he recited:

“By dropping the stick

the carrot is abandoned.

The race is over.”

     My ears immediately perked up. I knew that the poem had a particular significance (more…)