Saturday, March 23, 2013

Fortitude (Haiku Heights)


Poor man determines
To win over his sweetheart
With poems in his eyes

Inspired by Haiku Heights (Fortitude)


23 comments:

Rambly T said...

This is outstanding... with poems in his eyes.... how truly beautiful this Haiku is.

Ramesh Sood said...

One of the best ever lines I read here... delightful...you have created magic..

RS:)

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

I was going to skip this week's prompt too (as I did last week), but your little gem inspires me to come up with SOMEthing. Thank you!

Green Speck said...

Did he succeed?

Adriana Dascalu said...

beautiful poem! so much emotion in those few words! I'm with Speck on this: did he succed?

bodhisattvaintraining said...

so nice!

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Of course he succeeded! He may have been poor, but he had fortitude--and poetry!

Fortitude of Blossoms

Heather Fields said...

So endearing.

Scudds Harrison said...

Aws! How lovely...I want to know more, too. Did he succeed?

Have a lovely weekend!

Scudds xx

oneofaclass said...

Here's a lovely story - well done!

Ron. said...

Hey, ya gotta go with what ya got, eh?

Gemma Wiseman said...

That last line wins a song from the heart strings! Beautiful!

Lady Whispers said...

wow what beautiful imagery...poem in his eyes..loved it...

rallentanda said...

Beautiful sentiment.

Sam Edge said...

What a gret line "poems in his eye" love it

Sankara Jayanth said...

aawww!! *bows* Wonderful!
Beauty, Glory, Joy, Pain & Fortitude.

alicekeysmd said...

oOvely and romantic portrayal of fortitude.

Scudds Harrison said...

This such a beautiful haiku :) x

Judith Westerfield said...

"Poems in his eyes" - that is a classic line. Perfection

Sara McNulty said...

Perfect haiku.

Ty Miller said...

A really great poem. Perfect delivery. Love that last line!

Ty Miller said...

I thoroughly enjoyed your poem. It encouraged to submit a poem this week. I really liked that last line especially. Perfect deliver.

Harshad Mehta said...

Rich in heart, poorman
Won his sweetheart
with poem in his eyes!

Enjoyed your romantic Haiku.