Patrick Druart is a French retired school teacher. His haiku and tanka have appeared in a number of French and foreign magazines. Pratrick had won many awards for his haïku from France, USA, Japan and Romania.
New Year’s day
helping my drunk shadow
to find its key
MDW says: One can imagine the moonlight on the drunk’s door after a night of New Year revelry.
drizzle on the beach—
in the painter’s beard
a bit of blue sky
MDW says: The drizzle of rain finds an echo in the fleck of paint in the painter’s beard. Perhaps the rain is keeping the painter from his work—not as a fine-art painter, but as painter of walls or houses.