Arid #midnighthaiku

Parched earth is sundered Manicured lawns gape and gasp Dream of summer rain

About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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14 Responses to Arid #midnighthaiku

  1. ellenbest24 says:

    Twelve thirteen but I like your midnight.😇


  2. Shadeau says:

    This is so good, love the personification of gaping, gasping earth, dreaming of rain.


  3. Eliza Waters says:

    Perfect description of my yard up until this past weekend, when we finally got a decent soaking.


  4. Denis1950 says:

    Great haiku Sue, but hard to believe the bit about rain, I thought it rained 4 days out of 5 over there???


  5. Good haiku for summer. —- Suzanne


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