Red hibiscus grows
through the twisted chain link fence
after the typhoon

—Cheryle Jenson

Typhoons in Guam can occur any time from July through December.

About the author: Cheryle Jenson is an eighth grade reading teacher who enjoys writing poetry and paddling outrigger canoes. An eleven year resident of Guam, she lives with her husband and adopted "boonie" dog, Hyacinth.

Responses to the haiku for 23 September 2004 by Cheryle Jenson

    john tiong chunghoo
    2004-09-23 02:29:59

    abandoned house
    the morning glory
    has taken over the roof

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-09-23 05:53:23

    hurricane's rage
    hours earlier ...
    white roses, behind her smile

    Kate (chrismomxyz at yahoo dot com)
    2004-09-23 07:06:31

    strand of web
    blows in the wind..
    the spider waits

    Dudley de Souza (ddesouza8 at hotmail dot com)
    2004-09-23 23:42:18

    On a broken maple limb
    A tiny shoot of green
    Seeks the blue sky.

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-09-28 20:05:12

    new day seems old
    her laughter echoing through the pines

    Vasile Moldovan (vasilemoldovan at yahoo dot com)
    2004-10-03 02:52:14

    A gap in the hedge:
    the red flower bows to
    all the pedestrians

    2004-10-07 07:12:05

    Old memories of
    Typhoon Pamela raging
    Our home blown away

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-10-09 17:50:31

    highway sign
    bent over, backwards
    the last pine