One edge
hanging over the mountain--
the Milky Way

---Shiki
____________________________

family tree-
another branch falls
into the darkness


my cousin died suddenly last night

11 comments:

Beatrice V said...

Such perfect -yet soberly understated haiku, for such a sad event

John McDonald said...

beautiful tribute - commiserations
john

Alan Summers said...

I'm really sorry to hear this. My heartfelt sorrow for you Reihaisha.

Alan

Carlos Gesmundo said...

Great tribute. Sorry for your loss.

diana l. said...

Oh, I'm so sorry. What a beautiful final tribute.

Vic Gendrano said...

Condolence on your loss. A very appropriate poem there.

Crafty Green Poet said...

I'm so sorry, the haiku is a beautiful tribute

Leatherdykeuk said...

I'm so sorry for your loss

Dennis Tomlinson said...

A sad and poignant poem

Wandering spirit said...

Mournful, but I like it..

Reihaisha said...

thank you for all your kind words