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Friday, May 25, 2012

Joy

 
Tea and poetry
commemorate a milestone
on May twenty-third

A greeting arrives
happy birthday little guy!
aren't you eight just once
?

Smiling quietly
his reply brings utter joy:
I love you, Mommy!

29 comments:

  1. Lovely haiku, and Happy Birthday.

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  2. i felt your happiness...it was tangible...nice work

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  3. Yours is such a joyful haiku today!

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  4. i there any sweeter sound than the voice of love?

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  5. No better words can be heard than I love you!

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  6. Hope his birthday was happy and you heard the sounds of a childs laughter.
    How sweet.

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  7. Sweet ! What a lovely gift to share for both of you ! ;-)
    Happy Friday !

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  8. a child's love is one of the greatest gifts!

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  9. Loving haiku and Happy Birthday ~ thanks, namaste, ^_^

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  10. This is so sweet, Have a happy day with your birthday boy!

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  11. How sweet... cute haiku this.. wish ur son a very Happy Birthday... Wishing both of you the very best! :)
    Do and think not.. Think, then do!

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  12. I don't know howmany children can have mothers who would greet them on their birthday in such a way..so very beautiful and joyous.. God bless your child with all the joys in life..I can see your delight through your haiku.. RS:)

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  13. I can feel an eight year old's joy in this.

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  14. Very sweet...and happy birthday to you ~

    http://everydayamazin.blogspot.ca/2012/05/joy.html

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  15. How lovely, Happy birthday, CJ! That's the age when they are most adorable. Nice take Hazel!

    Hank

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  16. Emotions filled in your haiku! lovely :)

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  17. Really wonderful haiku and photo! :)

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  18. I appreciate your feedback, Ramesh. Thanks a lot.

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  19. I wonder if he is reading this :) His joys would be mutlifold reading it, seeing the love of his mother in her haiku too, as in his life. Wishing him a very happy birthday! Cheers.

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  20. heartfelt - happy Birthday to the birthday boy!

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  21. Happy birthday, perfect way to put it!

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  22. such joy in your child, and, I'm sure, he in you....Happy set.....

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  23. he couldn't have given you a sweeter gift for his birthday.

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  24. what can bring more joy than your son saying i love you? i can't imagine

    valued benevolence haiku

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  25. Lovely set of haiku. So sweet and a little story that brings me smiles.

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  26. How could anyone harden his or her heart to this kind of joy?

    In Judith’s Garden

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