haibun

1.24.24 – haibun…While you were sleeping…

While you were sleeping……I wandered out and…into a morning dark enough…to see a full crescent moon’s dark edges. While you were sleeping……dawn pink mixed with a sky-blue…and mauve appeared across the clouds. While you were sleeping……we moved into the sunfield and…the sun peeked from behind trees,…and rose above rooftops. mauvepink and blue upon the cloudsa …

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1.20.24 – haibun….While I was sleeping…

While I was sleeping… the stars shone on,the moon rose,the planets shifted,the constellations moved,the clouds came and went,the rain fell,the wind blew,the nighttime creatures crept,and my winter garden held its breath against the frosty morning. so cold so clear stars twinkling on frosty car top

1.9.24 – haibun…plane rumbles

plane rumblesthrough a cloudless skypen pauses Time feels like it opens into now, into forever, into always simply here. The furnace beeps and creaks. The freeway traffic hums along. crows callingsun upon treetopshand moving The pen scratches as it moves along the white-lined page. Hand’s shadow follows along. Some inner “thing” has quieted and settled. …

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1.8.24 – haibun…My path vanished…

My path vanished… something inside me stopped… the mind cleared… I sang myself utterly away… I write and the ink flows, the hand keeps moving, and the clock begins to tick again. Only, it was always ticking. the silenceso deepI fade away If you appreciate reading this, please consider making a donation. Thank you