Wednesday, June 07, 2006

Distant Mountains

distant mountains
as we row through the water
fish jump to meet us

Lauryn Bennett

The above is one from Elmfield Primary in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, UK. A 10 year old's first haiku.

More can be seen here:

THE WHITE MOON

Part of Little Onion's Summer Tour 2006. I really do feel that I learn so much from the children in the time spent with them thinking, writing and laughing.

5 Comments:

Blogger texas haijin said...

i really enjoyed the haiku from all the children!

11:53 PM  
Blogger Alan Summers said...

I love the rhythm in this one!

It seems like the summer of 2006 will be a famous one for haiku!

2:19 AM  
Blogger MMM said...

So simple, yet I get more out of it every time I read it.

6:30 PM  
Blogger its_baxter said...

i liked the haiku from the kids, as well :)

4:14 PM  
Blogger angelee said...

Dear LO
what fine haiku children write...Iloved the colorful origami frog collage haiga...
keep up the good work
angelee

7:46 AM  

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