Sunday, April 02, 2006

LADYSLIPPER





















Digital photo collage by S. Auberle

THIS TIME BETWEEN

is a strange place.
I am not old,
yet youth is surely gone.
It's an empty place, waiting
for the void to fill
and I wander through it,
searching,
a little frightened,
a little sad
that it all went so fast.
Before I learned wild
or who I really was.

- mimi

3 Comments:

Blogger Ralph Murre said...

wait! ladyslippers,
footwear of forest springtime,
don’t run so quickly!

-arem

2:37 PM  
Blogger Sharon Auberle said...

Ralph, I guess I AM ahead of myself, ladyslippers come out in June. Oh well, we can dream, can't we? lovely little haiku. thanks!

3:39 PM  
Blogger Shan said...

I love lady slipper orchids--love the idea of lady slipper orchids.

You can really nail a feeling (for lack of a better word) in your poems. "That it all went so fast. Before I learned wild. Or who I really was" resonated with me. I'm fairly young, but no longer a young person, and I've felt this as of late, just as you described it.

6:04 PM  

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