Friday, November 2, 2007

Parashat Chayei Sarah...in Haiku


Sarah was real old -

one-hundred-twenty-seven.
She died. Abe was sad.

Abe wanted to buy
A burial site he found
Ephron wouldn't sell.

Abe appealed for help
The Hittites interceded
So he paid in full.

Abe buried Sarah
In the Cave of Machpelah
And he mourned for her

*technical note, he actually mourned before he buried her.
But it worked better this way. Sorry

Isaac was ready
A nice wife was to be sought
A servant did go.

At the well he looked
He asked God to help him out
Which girl draws water?

Rivka filled her jug
And he knew this was the girl
For Ike to marry.

To meet Ike went she
Love at first sight...he took her
for his wife, with joy.

Abe married again
Keturah was his new wife.
And they had some sons.


See more Haiku Friday here.


I am thankful for the gift of Torah.
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A special happy birthday today to my husband...I can say anything I want because he never reads my blog. I love him so much!!!!

13 comments:

janet said...

well done! i'm impressed.

i dont meet very many MOTs in my blog wanderings. nice to meet you!

Head Gaggler said...

Wow, that was wonderful!

Nora Bee said...

Hi! I LOVE your latte photo! Happy to be doing 30 days of thanks too :-)

Serina Hope said...

This is lovely. Great job on Haiku Friday!

Secret Agent Mama said...

How wonderfully written! Awesome Haiku!!

SAHMmy Says said...

Great poetry--a super way to teach the kiddos traditional stories! My sweetheart doesn't read my blog either--what's the deal? Happy Birthday wishes to your husband anyway! I finally got my Crazy 8's meme up--thanks for the tag!

Bren said...

Great haiku! And happy birthday to your husband. :)

WorksForMom said...

WOW, I 'm so impressed. These were so fantastic!! You obviously are talented.

Jennifer aka Binky Bitch said...

To be original, I'm impressed! Okay, so not very original.

AnGlOpHiLe FoOtBaLl FaNaTiC said...

I always need popcorn for my weekly Old Testament soap opera. Fab as always!

Steph said...

Thats AMAZING!! :)

Patois said...

So very lovely. You've done a marvelous job in the story telling in haiku. A wonderful thing to be thankful for!

Joyce said...

Lovely Haiku; thank you.