Joshua Tree
points toward the promised land
with every branch

—Joanne Morcom

About the author: Joanne Morcom is a writer and social worker in Calgary, Alberta. Her award winning poetry and flash fiction have appeared in a variety of print and electronic publications. Her poetry postcards are available from pooka press and her scifaiku chapbook, "A Nameless Place," is available from Sam's Dot Publishing or from the author at her own website.


Responses to the haiku for 29 June 2007 by Joanne Morcom

    2007-05-08 19:44:00

    Joshua tree
    the desert brighter than the sun

    Felica Sah
    2007-06-29 08:37:04

    Beautiful and unexpected. The very essence of haiku! Bravo!

    Patricia Benedict
    2007-06-30 12:27:28

    For Joanne Morcom's Joshua Tree:
    A sense of longing and hope, evoked by the image of the tree pointing, not with just one, but with all its branches, towards a kinder, perhaps less barren landscape.

    b. m. richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2007-07-03 17:43:22

    even after
    drenching summer rain--
    red/orange flames burn brighter

    Royal Poinciana in bloom
    highlights the night


    flamboyant tree, peacock flower, flame of the forest, and flame tree; but here in florida
    the Royal Poinciana in bloom should be considered one of the wonders of the world. vivid reddish/orange flowers continually take my breath away; after all these years...