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Monday, June 18, 2012

An Attic Poet: A Haibun

In exile, this black daylight, can I knock on a wall of silence to make the sound of protest?

in my throat
words just well up...
shrill of cicadas

Will the sky hold my thoughts? Looking out the window, I see a paper bag floating in the wind.

Published in Haibun Today, 6:2, June 2012