Standard Posted by Brenda Davis Harsham Posted on September 27, 2013 Posted under Poetry Comments 33 Comments Rainy Day Haiku Awaking, skies dark, Raindrops beat time on my heart, Still room for beauty. Copyright 2013 Brenda Davis Harsham Ways to Share this:EmailPrintTwitterPinterestFacebookMoreTumblrPocketLinkedInRedditLike this:Like Loading... Related beautyfairy talefriendly fairy talehaikuphotographpoemPoetryRainrainy day Post navigation ← Dragon sky Puddle-Wonderful Haibun → 33 thoughts on “Rainy Day Haiku” Pingback: Rainy Day Haiku | Quotes & Things to Inspire You Reblogged this on wordcarmen. LikeLike Reply Beauty, beauty, beauty. LikeLike Reply Thanks! Wow, you have some good food cooking at your site. 🙂 LikeLike Reply Thanks, Brenda! LikeLike Reply beautiful, i too love the look of the garden after the rain, so lush and green and happy LikeLike Reply 🙂 Sometimes, when I have time, I like to sit out in my enclosed porch and listen to the rain. LikeLike Reply oh i love to hear it too, so soothing LikeLike Reply Basho meets Keats! What a day! Who are your major poetic influences? LikeLike Reply Thank you! Wow, I’ve never been asked that before. I’ve read translations of Japanese Haiku, I’ve read Basho, Frost, Dickenson, Plath, Wright and many anthologies of many other poets. I studied poetry in college, contemporary, older and Irish. I still read them occasionally, I like to read them then stop and think. LikeLike Reply Ah – how lovely, and there must always be time for beauty! 😀 Those leaves are beautiful too, very unusual – to me anyway! What kind of plant is it? LikeLike Reply They are angel wings or caladium. In my area, they are annuals, which means they are very rare. I grew some last year from gifts, and they were very beautiful. These are a neighbor’s. LikeLike Reply Very beautiful. LikeLike Reply Thanks! LikeLike Reply That´s a cool poem, beautiful. Plus the picture adds to it, nice one. LikeLike Reply That poem matches today’s morning here in the PNW. Beautiful!!! 🙂 LikeLike Reply Makes me think of Mondays … But there’s a chance the week will get better… Thanks for the prose! LikeLike Reply Thanks for your comment! Hugs, Brenda LikeLike Reply Oooo I love that, especially the second line. Fantastic haiku! Reowr! LikeLike Reply Meow! Thanks, the praise of a cat is the best praise! LikeLike Reply Nice words! I truly enjoy your poetry. LikeLike Reply Thanks! The dark waking is the worst part of rainy days for me, but the beauty of the day is always a solace. LikeLike Reply Yes! When it’s super dark in the morning that’s no fun but I work late so I don’t have to experience heading to work in the dark… LikeLike Reply Lovely and well timed as I’m off to Scotland today – a land FULL of raindrops and beauty! LikeLike Reply Oh, I am so jealous!! I love it there. I hope you revel in the rain and dance in the sunshine. 🙂 LikeLike Reply Awww that is so positive!! it was sunny here though:) LikeLike Reply Actually, it’s a past morning… a poem that would not let go with the sunshine. 🙂 LikeLike Reply Nice one Brenda! One can feel the sound of raindrops reading that 🙂 LikeLike Reply I like the rain; gardens always look so beautiful in the rain. Thanks for reading and commenting! Brenda LikeLike Reply A beautiful photograph. LikeLike Reply Thanks! LikeLike Reply The beauty of a rainy dawn, expressed with delicate elegance. Thanks for reaching out. WR LikeLike Reply Thanks, what a poetic comment! LikeLike Reply Comments welcome! Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.