Posted by ZQ on January 9, 2017 in Children, Haibun Poetry, Pine Cone Diaries, Zen
Tags: Growing up, https://dversepoets.com/2017/01/09/haibun-monday-28/#comment-118685, Pine Cone Diaries, Zen
January 9, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Beautiful, the heart of a proud and loving father ~
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January 9, 2017 at 9:04 pm
So you were one of a set of triplets or had two brothers? Siblings do let each other go, hopefully unharmed, and so do parents and children.
January 9, 2017 at 10:05 pm
Haiku ended this piece beautifully.
January 10, 2017 at 6:20 am
great haibun! simple and down-to-earth.
but a father’s job is never done. 🙂
Björn Rudberg (brudberg)
January 10, 2017 at 10:47 am
Love that you took the memory of your children and not just your own.
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January 10, 2017 at 12:04 pm
Glad they made it over the wall.
January 10, 2017 at 12:10 pm
All entwined…only as a mother can feel 😉
January 10, 2017 at 1:35 pm
It is beautiful when you can let each other go with love unharmed, they are blessed with a father like you. I love your closing haiku too and the phrase ‘grow over the wall’ especially.
January 10, 2017 at 2:49 pm
This is so tender-loving, ZQ 🙂 As a mother of three sons, I am moved beyond words by the imagery and feelings you have evoked with this haibun.
January 10, 2017 at 5:33 pm
Grown over the wall…..a lovely description of your sons.
January 10, 2017 at 9:14 pm
Very sweet…as it should be as I children “grow over the wall.”
January 10, 2017 at 10:57 pm
whew. mine are nearly 16 and 18, and that wall is getting shorter by the day ~
Hank Pelaez (@kaykuala)
January 11, 2017 at 5:57 am
A seedling it was but just but they grew up fast!
January 15, 2017 at 5:12 pm
I can feel the emotion in your words, you have a deep love for your children
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