under construction-
the carpenter's wife sleeps
in my bedroom

—A. Thiagarajan

About the author: A postgraduate in English, A. Thiagarajan taught in colleges in India, before joining the finance sector. He has been writing in English and Tamil since college days. His work (poems, haiku, short-stories and articles) has appeared in various magazines and ezines, radio etc. He lives in Mumbai, India.

Email: thiag at vsnl dot com

Responses to the haiku for 3 November 2006 by A. Thiagarajan

    2006-11-03 08:00:21

    dusty hair
    aromas of fresh-cut fir
    pillow cased
    __Too, the carpenter writes well!

    Alan Summers
    2006-11-03 10:20:30

    I love this!

    b. m. richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2006-11-06 21:18:58

    a., my first take was a double take; then i recalled the lightheartedness of the (fabled haiku).


    winter foundation-
    construction rise
    as snow falls