Monday, February 12, 2007

One Deep Breath - Shelter

Listen open heart
For tears of wee sobbing hearts
Hear and give shelter.

14 comments:

Star said...

perfectly woven around your relationship with the children of Afghanistan

paris parfait said...

Gorgeous haiku, like your big beautiful heart!xo

diana said...

words spoken from a truly open heart.

turquoise cro said...

Those are words full of beauty! We all need to listen to our hearts more!and the hearts of others! xo, Cinda

Jone said...

What an open heart. I love this and will remember as I go to teach tomorrow.

Crafty Green Poet said...

Lovely words.

Tiffany said...

A wonderful reminder to us all to be open to helping others. Weep with those who weep.

Regina Clare Jane said...

I immediately thought of those children in Afghanistan... I hope they are not sobbing anymore.
As beautiful as you are, Annie...

Tammy said...

So beautiful and heartfelt it flowed like a prayer. XXOO

Sandy said...

Such a meaninful haiku,
and one we need to hear.

Becca said...

You give so much straight from your heart... Beautiful haiku :)

megan said...

what could tug more than "wee sobbing hearts?" beautiful words.

QAZSE said...

the image I get is one of a mother heart comforting the young - and on valentines day it seems especially poignant. This is what Valentines Day ought to be about, hearts helping others...

Regards!

get zapped said...

I love this. It's so hopeful and true. To honor our own heart. Beautiful!