Monday, January 25, 2010

Haibun #3

Silence used to be the friend I rarely got to visit whose presence I sought. Now, she's more like company who has overstayed her welcome, smiling at me in the mornings before the coffee has been made and keeping me up late night. I turn to the radio or TV and get memories I don't want or people who make me angry. My old friend, annoying though she may be, is preferable.

A home, clean and warm,
the necessary comforts,
tainted with absence.



Blogger Theresa Williams said...

Go Cynthia! I've written 5 so far, haven't posted the other two because I've submitted them. Check out "Contemporary Haibun Online"--great resources there! Keep going.

January 25, 2010 10:30 PM  
Blogger Gigi said...

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January 26, 2010 3:04 PM  

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