shimmering  . . .
a rainbow in the lake
upside down

—Betty Kaplan

About the author: Betty Kaplan, BKaplan297 at

Retired from the Fashion Industry. Used to arrange clothes. Now arranging words. Started to write haiku five years ago. Published in Frogpond, Lynx, Woodpecker, South by Southeast World Haiku Review and American Tanka.


Responses to the haiku for 9 June 2004 by Betty Kaplan

    Vasile Moldovan (vasilemoldovan at yahoo dot com)
    2004-06-09 02:35:44

    The dive of a frog -
    the rainbow from the depth
    again in the sky

    Rick Clark
    2004-06-09 13:18:20

    Upside down in
    twig-dangling raindrop,
    a bloated face.

    john tiong chunghoo (bagiruang at yahoo dot com)
    2004-06-10 13:51:38

    betty, really great poem...keen observation.

    chinese mooncake festival
    two full moons
    at sea

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-06-10 23:14:06

    shivering --
    cool spring day
    last season's leaf holds on


    levon machenry
    2005-09-19 18:50:01

    drive-in movie...
    we watch a love scene
    in the beside us

    2009-02-01 16:47:35

    south florida living
    in winter


    hen with 2 chicks
    this february morning perspective--
    dove nesting