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wave winds up coils tight overtops to crash in foam energy expunged ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 16 April 2018

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Date: 4/18/2018 10:58:00 PM
Congratulations on your win.
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Date: 4/18/2018 5:33:00 AM
Congratulations on your well deserved win John, creates wonderful images and the power of the sea, well written. :))
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Date: 4/17/2018 11:44:00 AM
Energy captured perfectly in this piece, wonderful Haiku. Congratulations on your win! xomo
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Date: 4/17/2018 11:10:00 AM
Not sure you used the correct word unless you are inferring that waves are evil. Waves to all seas, lakes and streams to rivers, are supporters of life, they help re-oxygenate the water. As for all its other idiosyncrasies? Humans tend to ignore them as they do most aspects of nature then sadly suffer the consequences. When the truth is, sadly, we have only our selves to blame Now, where was I? Your haiku, brilliant had you used expired it would have got gold, as is a silver medal congrats. Mick
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Date: 4/17/2018 1:05:00 PM
To me 'expunge' was the perfect word both for sound and meaning'. Expunge' is an evocative word that echoes 'sponge', 'plunge', etc, and it is a 'cutting word that resonates'. The meaning is also more powerful than 'expire' and does not imply evil. Expunge: to destroy all trace of; obliterate, blot out, abolish, eradicate, cancel, delete, eliminate, extinguish. Cheers and thanks for the placement!
Date: 4/17/2018 10:40:00 AM
I love the waves, cresting and foaming, churning with energy! Nice!
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Date: 4/17/2018 10:27:00 AM
Those waves surely land with a thunderous bang. So well describer in your winning haiku John.
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Date: 4/17/2018 8:59:00 AM
Lovely imagery John Many congrats:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 4/17/2018 8:10:00 AM
- Congratulations on your 2nd place in the contest, John :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 4/17/2018 7:50:00 AM
Congrats on your silver medal win, John.
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Date: 4/16/2018 8:03:00 PM
A beautiful and vibrant haiku, John. Enjoyed your voice! Best wishes.. ~Susan
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Date: 4/16/2018 10:07:00 AM
Smashing haiku. :) xomo!
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Date: 4/16/2018 4:03:00 AM
Perfect image, have seen it many times. Good luck. Tom.
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Date: 4/16/2018 2:40:00 AM
- A great haiku, John - Luck in the contest - // Anne-Lise :)
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