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Saturday, June 4, 2011

The Length of Longing: A Haibun

I ran to the end of the Go Train and watched as her figure shrank on the sunlit platform . . . Tonight I watch the wind-whipped snow pile up.

birthday morning
the last photo of her
holding pink roses

finding another patch
of gray hair

published in Haibun Today, 5:2, June 2011