Monday, September 08, 2014

Haiku of the Day

This week's prompt from Haiku Horizons is "branch."  One thing came to mind right away, based on the time I, along with my brother and friend from down the block saw Tefillin hanging from our tree in front of the house.  It was when I was in seventh grade.  My teacher did not believe the story even when I showed him the Tefillin.

If I think of other haiku on branches I will, please G-d, post them in comments here.

On the tree's branches
Bayside, 1970
Burnt T'fillin boxes

7 Comments:

Blogger cheryl said...

A sad day Neil and your haiku is straight to the point

September 9, 2014 at 8:22 PM  
Blogger rabbi neil fleischmann said...

Splitting from her trunk
skinny and leaning sideways
the lone branch bounces

September 10, 2014 at 1:54 AM  
OpenID rajkumarmilan said...

who could do such an act ...life is strange ,Rabbi .
your words reminds me of Isaac Bashevis Singer's novel , ''the slave '' .

September 11, 2014 at 1:27 PM  
Blogger Judith Westerfield said...

Neil,
an economy of words - you said it all

September 11, 2014 at 2:02 PM  
Blogger Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Memories can be painful at times...

Barren Branch

September 11, 2014 at 2:24 PM  
Blogger rabbi neil fleischmann said...

Thanks for the heartfelt feedbach-

Rajkumarmilan, Judith, MMT,

September 14, 2014 at 1:00 AM  
Blogger rabbi neil fleischmann said...

Like a broken branch
That's how he feels as he sees
His father aging

September 14, 2014 at 1:01 AM  

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