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· Lost identity

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· Remembrance of a corrected past

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· Cormorant of Yangshuo, from his book Futureyes

· Call of the Falasha, from his book Futureyes

· Now, then and forever, from his book CWS2

· Choo-choo boy, from his book CWS2 (The Crowded World of Solitude, volume2)

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  To my fellow poets
by Albert Russo
Saturday, September 02, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.

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•  Pixel power, from his book, CWS2
•  Lost identity
•  Emotionally trashed
•  Remembrance of a corrected past
•  The little things that add up in life
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the poet and his doubts


HAIKU OFFERING TO MY FELLOW POETS



a scathing review
should not cast you in a trance
tho your blood cries out


are you stuck with words?
then string them around your neck
they will set you free


whatever they say
remember Kipling's advice
about self-control


a drop of honey
a taste of eternity
wrapped in syllables


thanks to the haiku
you can recreate the world
or leave not a trace


before man could speak
he knew poetry
by intuition


foreign relations
is the language one uses
when love has no place


like ships in the night
like clouds shredding in the blue
like your closing heart


the boat is sinking
but who thinks of the havoc
wrought in the ocean


travel to the stars
with your bag of memories
and earth's illusions


in desperation
let dreams carry you away
they'll color your pain

The Crowded World of Solitude, volume 2


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Reviewed by Z McClure
Especially liked your 6th one,Albert. I've selected this poem for my i-know-that-poem game in my den. Thanks for the great Haiku!

- Z.B.McClure 'Zach'
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila
Wow! Great Ku's.......loved every one of them. Great job Albert. Just stumbled onto them and glad I did!

Anna
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone
Albert,
I just stumbled onto your poetry. I have only been here since last June and I never read any of your work. I truly admire your professionalism and wonderful words. This poem is very touching and I truly relate to it.
Much peace, love, and light,
Amber "V"
Reviewed by Damien Rickner
For whatever reason haikus usually seem awkward to me, not that my writing isn't, but these are very good. Thank you for an eye opening.
Reviewed by Emile Tubiana
Dear Albert, what a great Haiku you wrote. I hope, I can read more from you. A Bientot Emile
Reviewed by Theresa Koch
Fantastic piece~`*
Reviewed by Katie Gabrielle
wonderfully written!! I surely can relate as I write poetry also on this site!! I can tell you have a vision and a voice for writing!!

keep up the wonderful work!!

katie
Reviewed by Victoria Slatter
I love it!
Reviewed by angelina neves
Ummmmmmmm… “travel to the stars/ with your bag of memories/ and earth’s illusions” I suppose that is what we do! and if we could turn it around and bring the star’s illusions to Earth? and if we make the puzzle with memories and then forget them?! May be we could let us carry the dreams and color happiness!!! :) Just playing! I love it! angi
Reviewed by Barbara Mercer
Reviewed by Gloria Buono Daly
This brings ku to an entirely new level of creativity and insight. Than ku for sharing. My best, Gloria
Reviewed by Kimmy Van Kooten
A fine way to create! Excellent haiku!
Thanks for sharing this~
Love and Peace~
Kimmy~
Reviewed by Rhonda Galizia
Wow! Your haiku verses create a beautiful chain to adorn one's neck, and reminds me of Proverbs 1:9......

Very well done, mr. Russo.
Reviewed by E T Waldron
Very excellent chain of haiku, with meaningful sentiments. Thank you for sharing, these gems!

Eileen
Reviewed by Sandie Angel
A agood message with a sound advice. I appreciate it!

Sandie May Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope)
Words of wisdom and beauty. Thanks for sharing this with us
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