Tag Archives: haibun

Sudden Spring

I walked through my bedroom and from the corner of my eye, I thought I saw disaster. My heart palpitated. My vision flickered. A fallen tree? Had the woodshed collapsed? Something was suddenly, shockingly different out in the yard. forgotten … Continue reading

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Haibun: Happiness

There is nothing like your little girl running down the hallway, all hair and giggles with her book in her hand, nothing like story time after a day of reliable failure. There is nothing like this reminder that there is … Continue reading

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Haibun: Morning Commute

Hips over ankles. Shoulders over hips. Stand up straight. Stand upright. Every day I ride the train along the same tired track, surrounded by the tired, bean-fueled faces glued to screens, bundled against the elements one story above us. I … Continue reading

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Sonnet/Haiku Poetry Month: Campaign Season

This month, I’ve been working on “sonnet haibuns,” replace the prose with a sonnet. It’s an experiment I’ve been thinking/working on for a while. I know it’s not tradition and maybe even a little bit treif, but whatever. I’ve written … Continue reading

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