2009-01-29

Renhai Reflections 72: Reaching


Reaching

A Renhai by Jerry McKenzie (jm) & Vaughn Seward (vs)

A rakish figure
leans a ladder to the wall —
campus dorm. /jm

A soldier waits for luggage — /jm
the boy reaches for a hug. /vs

Enamel bathtub —
a black beetle tries
to climb up. /vs

Click here for notes and linking details:
http://cflat7.drivehq.com/Renhai_0118.htm

[Check the notes for the description of the incident that inspired this renhai.]

10 comments:

Devika said...

Interesting, Masago

specially after reading the notes :)

wishes,
devika

J. Andrew Lockhart said...

stretching...

John McDonald said...

love this
john

Pat Paulk said...

I relate to the beetle.

Janice Thomson said...

I'd have been much like the beetle in the tub :) Good one!

Pamela said...

did the beetle stow away in his luggage? (: notes

Gillena Cox said...

nice one

much love
gillena

Masago said...

Thank you all!

Pat, Janice: I'm with ya!

polona said...

good one and interesting inspiration

jem said...

I like the shift to the little fellow in the last part.