Feeling Better — One Deep Breath

7 Oct

Feeling Better

Germs retreating in defeat
Sluggishly I breathe
The joy in that one deep breath

More Simple Pleasure poems at One Deep Breath.
All content written by Liza Lee Miller unless otherwise noted.
© 2007, Liza Lee Miller. Creative Commons License

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17 Responses to “Feeling Better — One Deep Breath”

  1. jo 7 October, 2007 at 10:56 am #

    Wow, the responses this week are awesome. I love this too.

  2. Wende 7 October, 2007 at 11:26 am #

    This is great! After two weeks, I’m just hoping for a retreat, since it won’t be swift!

    (and love the photo in the post below!)

  3. greggo 7 October, 2007 at 12:31 pm #

    oh, i love how you tied ‘one deep breath’ into their own prompt!

  4. spacedlaw 8 October, 2007 at 1:29 am #

    Strongly felt on!
    Good that you are better and able to enjoy this basic simple pleasure (we don’t appreciate them unless they disppear).

  5. Crafty Green Poet 8 October, 2007 at 2:03 am #

    Very clever – glad you’re feeling better!

  6. krissie 8 October, 2007 at 4:27 am #

    hope youre feeling better soon if thats what is happening, but if not…then youve captured the moments well!

  7. paisley 8 October, 2007 at 5:24 am #

    excellent play on words… loved it

  8. BARONE 8 October, 2007 at 8:10 am #

    Well done. I sighed softly with the last syllable. Thanks! jodi wildvines.blogspot.com

  9. Tumblewords 8 October, 2007 at 8:42 am #

    Way cool! Glad you are feeling better – this is a super haiku for the site!

  10. Rae Trigg 8 October, 2007 at 9:09 am #

    Your haiku made me take a breath! Wonderfully done.

  11. Sandy 8 October, 2007 at 12:14 pm #

    That was good, Lizalee. I like the second one, too. Sorry to hear you have been sick.

  12. Becca 8 October, 2007 at 3:54 pm #

    Oh, I can relate to this! Just went through a bout of it myself. Glad you’re feeling better 🙂

  13. Clare 8 October, 2007 at 9:35 pm #

    Really nice haiku — breath is definitely a wonderful pleasure!!

  14. coconutannies 10 October, 2007 at 5:34 pm #

    Breath – we take it for granted until we’re short of it! Very thought provoking haiku!

  15. Quietpaths 11 October, 2007 at 2:05 pm #

    This cleverly touches on a good point of health which we often take for granted except for when we are sick. Sorry to hear you were. I’m glad you feel better!

  16. patois 11 October, 2007 at 3:50 pm #

    Goodness, I can’t add a darn thing. I will, instead, say ditto on the wit of tying one deep breath into it and ditto on how our health is really a simple pleasure we never appreciate until we are without it.

  17. qualcosa di bello 14 October, 2007 at 5:38 pm #

    i just LOVE that!! there is nothing sweeter than being able to breathe after not being able to breathe…& such a very clever play with words all around!

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