William McGregor Paxton, “The House Maid,” [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Wise minds seek wise thoughts,
with care press on—reading books
in discreet corners
A haiku in response to Secret Keeper’s Writing Prompt.
This week’s words were:
I thought this painting by William McGregor Paxton nicely illustrated my haiku. It was probably some sort of household book, but I like to think this housemaid was sneaking some time to read a novel. 🙂