Cycle – a Haiku



Roots absorb the dead,

Build the trunk and feed the leaves,

Which fall on my head.


By Shay ryan

18 Responses to Cycle – a Haiku

  1. Pingback: Cycle – a Haiku | Words in rhythm

  2. brian miller says:

    yeah, its a cycle…life/death…in trees…and life…


  3. billgncs says:

    I wonder what the trees know, or think of us in this cycle which is so short to them.


  4. Yes!! So true and beautifully written. 🙂


  5. the contrast of the last sentence.. very nice.. haiku for circle of life works so well..


  6. kelvin s.m. says:

    …ah, i can feel that falling… lovely observations… smiles…


  7. Mohana says:

    ah! the cycle of life and death. fine haiku.


  8. claudia says:

    so much depends on the roots…a cycle of building and feeding and budding and falling…just like life..


  9. Misky says:

    Like a wheel turning…


  10. poetrypea says:

    Great haiku


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