Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Genealogy Haiku/Senryu

I find it a lot easier to think in syllables of 5-7-5. Maybe I'm part Japanese; from a past life?


A British study
reveals half can't name one great
grandparent. Lost roots.



I can't walk past graves
without stopping to read them.
Dead men do tell tales.

© John Newmark

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