Arco (TN)

Arco (TN)

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Writing with Nana Fredu-Agyeman - The Street Beggar - November 18, 2104



winter or summer
sitting under the archways
- she asks for alms

patiently waiting
for a few coins in her bowl -
she kneels on cold stones


(c) G.s.k. '14

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Today's post was inspired by Carpe Diem haiku Kai's post featuring the haiku-poet from Ghana, Nana Fredu-Agyeman - for more go HERE.

12 comments:

  1. You did it beautifully. I felt sad reading them.

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  2. Beautifully written,cara, we can feel the despair and those cold stones

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  3. Your photo and haiku reveals the stark reality...

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  4. Kneeling in cold stones has such depth in the emotions.

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    1. Thanks Janice .. it's not the most comfortable thing to have to do, that's for sure.

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  5. Poor thing -- I felt the pain, fear, desperation, loss, frustration, in kneeling on those cold stones. :(
    Great piece Georgia --

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harmonious words ... like crystal clear water ... pure ectasy

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