Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Promise and Struggle


Promise

You promised eden,
lush, abundant, full of trees -
Alas you love her.


Struggle

I struggle to say
words stronger than heartfelt love -
I can but repeat.


[Excerpt from the series „Collected Haikus“ by Roman Beljajev/Роман Беляев; Copyright © 1942 Роман Беляев]