Sunday, December 2, 2007


half empty, half full
life poured forth into the glass
only you decide
waiting to be filled
with food and conversation
drink it in deeply
once whole and unlined
now broken by tides of time
beautiful in spite


Krissie said...

loved the first true, and you said it so well.

Sandy Carlson said...

The last one touched my heart. Broken by tides about captures it for me! Well done.

God bless.

Mine's up at

Greggo said...

these are all great, but the second one really struck me. it fits so well with the great photo too!

paisley said...

they are all lovely... i just love the "sea glass' that was brilliant!!!!1

spacedlaw said...

My favourite is the last one!
So true.

Ričardas said...

I liked the last one most too

tumblewords said...

All very nice, but the sea glass fascinates me!

get zapped said...

These are wonderful. The first one says it all!

writerwoman said...

Welcome to Poets Who Blog.

Tiffany said...

I liked them all, but there is such truth in the first one. it was my favorite.

Barone said...

3 wonderful haiku; I alwasy love a reminder that we do have a choice as to 1/2 empty or 1/2 full. With regard to the last, I want to say "Beautiful as a result!" but know it is easier to say that in truth to another then it is to feel that truth in one's self. Thank you for sharing your work!
jodi barone

qualcosa di bello said...

krissie...thank you for the affirmation.

sandy...blessings to you too!

greggo...the 2nd is my favorite thought of "container" in this season of merriment.

paisley...i am a sea glass fanatic...i love its beauty in spite of brokenness

spaced & ricardas...thank you both...we are all beautiful as we age. too! i love to find it, use it as a found still life, comtemplate where it's been, what its purpose was...

zapped...for me too...everyday: which will it be...1/2 full or 1/2 empty? & the choice navigates my day!

writerwoman...thank you & it is a pleasure to be among such gifted writers

tiffany...just like i responded to zapped above...!

jodi...i am so grateful for your perspective. in spite of & as a result of are 2 very different things.