Two Haiku for you

2 Jan

Ladder of Success

by L. Stewart Marsden

He gripped the last rung,
yet no strength had he to pull,
and hung there, alone.

Copyright © by Lawrence S. Marsden, 2 January, 2015

 

 

The Age of Winter

by L. Stewart Marsden

It feels like winter –
age has gripped my icy soul
to make me colder.

 

Copyright © by Lawrence S. Marsden, 2 January, 2015
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2 Responses to “Two Haiku for you”

  1. swimlittlesquid January 4, 2015 at 7:00 am #

    They are both great, but I particularly like the second one. It caught my attention in a way that few poems have in a while. I like how “colder” also seems to mean “older”, it’s very clever.

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