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Thursday, September 08, 2016

natural

natural history
a child asks if dinosaurs
go to heaven

First published in Failed Haiku

4 Comments:

Blogger haiku-shelf said...


Children ask the important questions!


I do like this haiku!


3:07 PM  
Blogger Magyar said...

__ Mom or Dad, Gran-ma or Gran-puh, we all face the same dilemmas. So many questions with answers that often seem to... not properly fit the query; well posed here Bill_!

protective maze
mom answers her child's questions
uncertainly

_m

7:42 AM  
Blogger Crafty Green Poet said...

an excellent question!

7:09 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, Angelika, Doug, and Juliet. The child in the poem is my 6-year-old grandson. We were not in fact in a Natural History museum, but at a dinosaur-themed show at the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. It's a good place to visit if you're in the neighborhood.

11:34 AM  

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