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Saturday, January 16, 2016

After-Party Haiku

we blow out candles
to hear the stars

NeverEnding Story, January 12, 2016

Note: My poem above alludes to  the following haiku by Peggy Willis Lyles who helped me to publish my first English language haiku in the September 2009 issue of The Heron's Nest:

summer night
we turn out all the lights
to hear the rain