September Heights: Milky Way

our home galaxy–
just this one holds every star
I number tonight

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About Susan L Daniels

I am a firm believer that politics are personal, that faith is expressed through action, and that life is something that must be loved and lived authentically--or why bother with any of it?
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41 Responses to September Heights: Milky Way

  1. basho2012 says:

    Great one Susan, it.s so cool to write about our Galaxy. I contributed this prompt to HH, but I had some difficulties to write about our Milky Way.

  2. Susan says:

    Nice take to point to the stars.

  3. unfetteredbs says:

    galaxy stars… holding everything. beautiful capture in so few words

  4. Ramesh Sood says:

    Isn’t it so very beautiful..I love it…

  5. Green Speck says:

    The last line was too good 🙂

  6. Kathy Donlan says:

    I love how you started with the immense vastness and ended with the simplicity of yourself counting stars. Well done!

  7. Patti says:

    I like the last line a lot. It plays perfectly in contrast with the immensity of the galaxy.

  8. Ellecee says:

    Very nice haiku, I like it a lot. The last line is my favourite too.

  9. Barbara says:

    I love how you pulled it together in the last line. Very original take!

  10. poetrydiary says:

    I like the way you personalise this – the last line makes the whole haiku work.

  11. Grace says:

    I like that last line too ~ Lovely haiku ~

  12. Jolly says:

    Ho beloved is our home galaxy. Liked the belongingness 🙂

    Here’s one I wrote on the Milky Way bar after reading your comment 🙂

    teeth bite into bar
    morsels of tingling star bursts
    tastebud overdrive

    🙂

  13. doncarroll says:

    nicel little contrast with this. it certainly is nice to count when you have a good idea how they got there. if you catch my angle on that.

  14. Locomente says:

    I tried to say smthing abt the galaxy…
    Bt failed…
    Grt that u cud put words to ur thoughts…

    http://locomente.blogspot.in/2012/09/milky-way.html

  15. Bruce Ruston says:

    very nice – I know I am a little late been bevering away with new project and changes, AND broke some things on me blog

  16. Leo says:

    ah.. I’d count every one if I could 🙂 Thanks, Susan.

  17. becca givens says:

    Loved the direction … amazing how the placement of the lines sets it off. Nicely done!
    September Heights – Milky Way’s Breadth

  18. And what if you could number the stars beyond our galaxy?

    Milky Way

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