November 7, 2008

My Journey to God

Three Haiku Reflections

Autumn Garden

fallen yellow leaves
at the concrete virgin’s feet
a gold-hued blanket

Galilee Sunrise

pink and salmon sky
the palm fronds swaying, waving
greet the golden disc


tiny capuchin
clothed in fiery habit
nourish me, I pray

By Deborrah Thurston

(Deborrah Thurston is a member of St. Rita Parish in Indianapolis and the secular order of Discalced Carmelites. She enjoys writing haiku verse. “All true haiku is more than just three non-rhyming lines of five, seven and five syllables,” she explained. “It must concern nature.”)

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