Mourning

after the comma
sadly
nothing

***

there
in another unmarked grave-
another unfinished poem

***

mourning-
the way the sky
brushes a broken wing

Linked to Carpe Diem Haiku Kai, where Basho’s journey to the Deep North (Oku no Hosomichi) continues. Crossing the many rapids of he River Kurobe, past fragrant paddy fields, Basho reaches Kanazawa where he attends the memorial service for a young poet, mourning his loss.
Previous posts in this series are HERE
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9 thoughts on “Mourning

  1. You really managed to stay to and within the theme, and each haiku seemed to have and give more, until the third………………………………………………………………………………………………wow………………………………………………………………….wow…………………………………………………………………..”speechless”

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