open window
the cat dozes
  half in half out

—Alan Summers

This haiku appears in Raku Teapot: Haiku
Book: 1-891691-03-1
CD: 1-891691-04-X
pub. June 2003

About the author: Alan's haiku and poetry is published in over 60 anthologies, and a number of languages. He regularly reads, performs, and workshops from venues as diverse as possible including shop windows; inner city rainforests; cliff tops; to the more orthodox places...on occasion. His website is:

Contact: alan at withwords dot org dot uk


Responses to the haiku for 24 July 2001 by Alan Summers

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2003-12-12 10:26:38

    winter morn
    the chill comes in all the way -

    closing, forgotten window

    sharon weimer
    2007-06-08 06:22:50

    As a cat lover, I appreciate this haiku very much. Excellent visual. Thanks for your comment. I appreciate it very much.

    b. m. richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2008-11-16 19:42:16

    flapping tattered lace curtains-
    still white cat
    unmoved after the years