a Heaven's haiku

a Heaven's haiku

A Poem by jacob erin-cilberto

a Heaven's haiku

 

 

the lost explorer,

gnarly stars not withstanding

penance, his flashlight

 

 

erin-cilberto

7/1/17


© 2017 jacob erin-cilberto



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Such an evocative piece. I for one feel lost sometimes and penance has a way of showing the way. Haiku is such a great form for fitting a lot of mystery into seventeen (or so) syllables. Fabulous.

Posted 3 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

3 Months Ago

thank you for your kind review, Zeitnot.
j.
I do like this Jacob but am still trying to find the meaning I'm sure it will come as I read it more at first I thought it was about a man searching for God the stars were blinding him so he used a flashlight but I think I'm on wrong track maybe one day when time is right enlighten me thanks for the poem it made me think Jacob

Posted 3 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

3 Months Ago

just find a meaning for yourself, Julie...with poetry there is no single interpretation, no matter w.. read more
Your thoughts were floating heavenwards.. and landed so finely, Jacob.

Posted 3 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

3 Months Ago

thank you, em

j.
Good to connect the dots...
I mean, stars.

Posted 3 Months Ago


jacob erin-cilberto

3 Months Ago

thank you for your visit, Bacchus.


j.

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jacob erin-cilberto
jacob erin-cilberto

Carbondale, IL



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Originally from Bronx, NY, I live in Carbondale, Illinois...teach English at two community colleges and have been writing and publishing poetry since 1970. Friending works two ways. If we have had .. more..

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