faint sunlightby Gabriel Rosenstock
Original Language Irish & English
injecting the veins
of a falling leaf
|-- from Where Light Begins: Haiku, by Gabriel Rosenstock|
In its three lines, this haiku accomplishes what all haiku aspire to: It stuns you into silence. On the surface, it is a snapshot of an instant in nature, but the radiance of the sunlight transforming the leaf that has abandoned itself suggests so much more...