The Crab

Side-stepping slyly
with pincers ready, Cancer
the crab closes in.
© E Leaper 2016

Elizabeth Leaper has appeared many times on Pure Haiku. She introduced us to the poetical form of Elfje, has a loom for weaving and also gathers words at her current blog The Wobbly Dum Dum Tree

I chose this haiku because it made me think of when I finally found out there was something wrong… Without warning, my stomach and abdomen swelled up for no reason…

6 Responses to The Crab

  1. What a long, hard war, Freya! Keep fighting and writing. If anyone can, you can.

  2. Libby says:

    Thank you Freya for posting and thank you Frank and Laine for your kind comments.

  3. Frank says:

    I love this and the way it brings the meanings together.

  4. Sweet haiku. I enjoy writing the elfje more than any other short poem. I will check out her blog.

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