Sunday, February 24, 2008

stormy weather: a haiku

The surface reflects
clear blue skies and sunny smiles
to the passing glance.

But underlying
currents run deep and dark and
strong—poorly hidden

from those well-knowing,
who see the storm clouds gather,
threatening rain clouds.


Julie Morrison said...

I see this beautiful poem as the not-writing/want-to-write/now-writing cycle you just went through. I think you're gonna pour...

lorie said...

Hmm...interesting perspective, Julie! I'll take it!