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Desert Sun

desert sun…
sears thirsty still life 
of flesh and sagebrush 

gray clouds burst 
breaching dry nostrils…
soiled, wet, smelly dog 

Copyright © 2011 By Caryl S. Muzzey

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011




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Date: 11/15/2011 7:43:00 PM
oh, my, what a vision! that soiled, wet smelly dog. I think you did a great job of using those sensory images and of sticking to shorter form. I am sure this should make it thru his first and second rounds!!
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Date: 11/15/2011 2:54:00 PM
Sensual as a pistol. "Smelly dog? - love that one. Luck in the contest. daver
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Date: 11/15/2011 1:41:00 PM
Caryl, I'm no haiku expert, but I know a good poem when I see one. Love the way you got all the "senses" involved here, especially the last line. Best wishes in Charles' contest and have a great Thanksgiving! Love, Carolyn
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