Category Archives: Lai

Mother sings

Child cries in the night Afraid of darkness That looms. … She sings for the child A lullaby calm Silence. … Child cries in the night Calming lullaby She sings. … A mothering sound She utters loving Words calm. … … Continue reading

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Call unanswered – Haiku 1

This is a part of a longer poem where I experiment with Japanese and old French forms. Still work in progress but this is one to share. … It rings endlessly A rose stands dry on the table Dinner served … Continue reading

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