I am fatherless,
but my mothers are the stars,
nursing me with fire.


15 comments on “Fatherless

  1. haikuwater says:

    mystical and truth-telling, both!

  2. Spadoman says:

    I have to say, this is the most awesome thing I have ever read of yours. My feelings exactly about the Star Nation.

    Peace my friend

  3. rebecca says:

    stunning…..to the power of this i bow, humbly

  4. Lea says:

    Incredible. I too, open to this mystery, and bow deeply.

  5. kaykuala says:

    Powerfully rendered Mark! Just goes to show mothers are the pillars of strength that build up the man.


  6. gemma says:

    Mothers are star makers as well.

  7. Marit says:

    Such a powerful and wonderful haiku! I wish you a lot of starlight this weekend!

  8. Karen says:

    Oh this is potent and thought provoking!

  9. Ron. says:

    This orphan’s hat is off. Salute. Great stuff, this.

  10. I am left to repeat from above – stunning is the word. Well written haiku

  11. Ramesh Sood says:

    Beautiful.. well said.. RS:)

  12. 4joy says:

    a flawless wonder…..deep and life-affirming..

  13. Leo says:

    Nothing compares to this, Mark! Lovely words. Beautifully said.


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