Haiku Sequence

just light
a handful of stars
bedroom window

geriatric home
old woman in wheelchair
eyes plums in grass

blue on green
more plums on ground
than on the tree

his stubble
against my cheek
the blue of plums

auf wiedersehen -
she says 'I like it here'
the nursing home


* Haiku by Angelee Deodhar/ Illustrations by Serge Tomé - for Lydia Brauers, Aachen

Copyright Angelee Deodhar, 2000